Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant (3 vacancies) (PR020-2/16-17)
SINO-FOREST APPLIED RESEARCH CENTRE FOR PEARL RIVER DELTA ENVIRONMENT (SINO-FOREST ARCPE)
Sino-Forest ARCPE is an applied research centre in the Hong Kong Baptist University aiming at improving the environmental quality of the Pearl River Delta (PRD) region with major research focuses in environmental and waste management. More details on our research directions and engagements are available in our website http://arcpe.hkbu.edu.hk. The Centre is now seeking suitable candidates to fill the following vacancies:
The appointees are expected to participate in research projects of the Centre including Anaerobic Digestion, Composting, Microbial Fuel Cell and Sludge Dewatering. They will also participate in consultancy works and community projects in green roof and waste recycling.
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, science or agriculture, with at least three years of work experience. Applicants with postgraduate qualification, consultancy and community education experience would be advantageous. Applicants should have good command of spoken and written English, and good communication skills. Applicants with less experience will be considered for the post of Research Assistant.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one year. The appointees are expected to commence duty as soon as possible. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. Completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 19 November 2016