Job ref no.: O/THEi-FDE/TERM_RAI_II(SIDL)/09/18
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Term / Temporary / Part-time Research Assistant I / II (Sustainable Innovation and Design Laboratory)

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) offers over 20 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 2018/19 AY, twelve programmes will be included in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $41,000 to $71,700 per year. For more information about our Institute, please visit https://www.thei.edu.hk.

Major Duties:
The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project and is expected to assist the PI in the development and co-ordination of research activities and daily operations of the Sustainable Living and Environment Laboratory under the Centre for Sustainable Design and Environment. He/she will be required to conduct field studies and data analysis; assist in drafting research proposals for external funding; and perform other research duties as assigned by the PI.

Requirements:
For the post of Term / Temporary / Part-time Research Assistant I, applicants should have a recognised degree, preferably a Master’s degree in Fashion Technology, Fashion Design and Management, Product Design, Accessories Design, Furniture Design or related fields; with relevant experience in using 3D printer, CNC router, laser cutting machine or body scanning machine.

For the post of Term / Temporary / Part-time Research Assistant II, applicants should have a sub-degree in Fashion Technology, Fashion Design and Management, Product Design, Accessories Design, Furniture Design or related fields.

Those with good organisation and interpersonal skills and the ability to use library resources effectively will be an advantage. Fresh graduates of Master’s degree will also be considered.

Notes:
(1) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays.
(2) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, 14/F (South Block), 133 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, or by e-mail to alice_chu@vtc.edu.hk. Please specify on the envelope, or in the subject of the e-mail, whichever is appropriate, the reference of the post.

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. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they do not hear from us within 6 months after submission. The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

More job information
Job ref no. O/THEi-FDE/TERM_RAI_II(SIDL)/09/18 (CT3118044-01#0039)
Salary
  • N/A
Job Function
Industry
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
    N/A
Career Level
  • Entry level
Education
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree
  • Master's degree