Job ref no.: O/THEi-FST/TERM_SRA_RAI_II(MS)/05/21 (CT3130016-01#0056)
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Term Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I / II (Materials Science)

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Department / Section :
Faculty of Science and Technology
Ref. no : O/THEi-FST/TERM_SRA_RAI_II(MS)/05/21

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) offers 21 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input. All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and most are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies. In 2020/21 academic year, ten programmes will be included in the HKSAR Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $42,800 to $74,600 per year. For more information about our Institute, please visit https://www.thei.edu.hk.

Employment Period:
12 months

Major Duties:
The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) with the experimental and analytical findings. He/she will support PI to conduct recycling of End-of-life Electric Vehicle Batteries for energy storage material regeneration. He/she will need to help on the production line design and automation related research in the commercialisation work, assist in literature review, patent search and prior arts analysis. He/she will also be responsible for equipment setup and maintenance, and perform other research duties as assigned by the PI.

Requirements:
For the post of Term Senior Research Assistant, applicants should have a Doctoral degree in Environment Science, Environment Engineering and Management, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrochemistry, Applied Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, or related disciplines; or a recognised Master’s degree in related disciplines with relevant work experience; or equivalent.

For the post of Term Research Assistant I, applicants should have a Master’s degree in Environment Science, Environment Engineering and Management, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrochemistry, Applied Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, or related disciplines; or a recognised degree in related disciplines with relevant work experience; or equivalent.

For the post of Term Research Assistant II, applicants should have a sub-degree in Environment Science, Environment Engineering and Management, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrochemistry, Applied Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, or related disciplines; or equivalent level of study.

He/she should have research experience in solid waste management and/or energy storage materials. He/she should also have good interpersonal and social skills, as well as proficient communication skills in English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua.

Notes:
(1) Candidates may be appointed on temporary or part-time employment.
(2) The appointee(s) may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays as necessary.
(3) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
(4) The appointee(s) will work on Tsing Yi Campus.

APPLICATION
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to xylu@thei.edu.hk. Please specify in the subject of the e-mail the reference of the post being applied for.

Candidates who would like to submit their applications through email are requested to take note of followings:
(1) Please cite “Application for the Post of Term Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I / II (Materials Science) (Ref. No.: O/THEi-FST/TERM_SRA_RAI_II(MS)/05/21)" as the email subject;
(2) Completed application form (with file name as ‘VTC1-FST-TERM_SRA_RAI_II (MS)-applicant’s name’) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) (with file name as ‘CV-FST-TERM_SRA_RAI_II(MS)-applicant’s name’) should be provided in PDF format with total file size below 10MB.


Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled. THEi thanks all applicants for their interest. But only applicants who are shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

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Job ref no. O/THEi-FST/TERM_SRA_RAI_II(MS)/05/21 (CT3130016-01#0056)
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Job Function
Industry
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
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Career Level
  • Non-management level
Education
  • Degree
  • Master's degree