The University invites applications for the following positions:
The University invites applications for the following positions:

Research Associate/Research Assistant (Job ID: 3129)

Job level Middle
Education Master Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Published On 20/10/2016
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The appointee is expected to manage academic and industrial projects; and conduct market and technical research on advanced materials synthesis and applications in product development, polymer chemistry and engineering, and product and process design.

Applicants should have a PhD degree (for Research Associate) or a bachelor’s or a research-based master’s degree (for Research Assistant) in chemical engineering, chemistry, polymer science, material science or a related discipline. Good laboratory skills is a must. Candidates who have knowledge about polymer science, material science or process system engineering are preferred. The ideal candidate should be eager to learn and independent, and possess a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese.

Duration of Appointment: Unless stated otherwise, the above positions will normally be of one year duration with a possibility of renewal.

Medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Sunday, 30 October 2016, unless indicated otherwise.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.