In 2016/17, THEi is offering 20 degree programmes through three faculties. Faculty of Design and Environment: Advertising, Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Architecture (2-year professional programme), Horticulture and Landscape Management, and Surveying (jointly with...

In 2016/17, THEi is offering 20 degree programmes through three faculties.

Faculty of Design and Environment: Advertising, Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Architecture (2-year professional programme), Horticulture and Landscape Management, and Surveying (jointly with the Faculty of Science and Technology).
Faculty of Management and Hospitality: Sports and Recreation Management, Culinary Arts and Management, Professional Accounting, Hotel Operations Management, Public Relations and Management, and Retail Management.
Faculty of Science and Technology: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Building Services Engineering, Health Care, Food Science and Safety, Multimedia Technology and Innovation, and Information and Communications Technology.

In 2016/17, seven programmes (Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Landscape Management, Culinary Arts and Management, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Engineering and Management) are in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors, which provides subsidies to students varying from $40,000 to $70,000 per year.

All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. Most of them are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies.

A new campus is being built on a site in Chai Wan next door to the Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) campus at Chai Wan. It is scheduled for completion in 2017/18.

Term Research Assistant I/II

Job level Entry
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 28/09/2016
ref. O/THEi-SGEL/TERM_RAI_II(1)/09/16

School of General Education and Languages

The School is responsible for THEi’s learning and teaching programmes in general education and languages, and has recently been awarded three Faculty Development Scheme research grants by the Research Grants Council’s Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector. The following Research Assistant position is open for application.

Project : Asylum-seeking journeys among refugees in Hong Kong: processes, meanings and impacts

Principal Investigator: Dr. SHUM Chun-tat

Employment Period: 12 months

Major Duties:

The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in conducting research related to migration and refugee studies. He/she will be required to conduct a literature review, collect data and conduct fieldwork, analyse data, and contribute to report writing.

 

Requirements:
For the post of Research Assistant I, applicants should have a master’s degree in Anthropology, Sociology or related discipline; familiarity with qualitative research methods, good command of both English and Chinese; and a strong sense of responsibility. Applicants with a relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent with relevant work experience, the above stated skills and strong sense of responsibility will also be considered.

For the post of Research Assistant II, applicants should have a recognised sub-degree in Anthropology, Sociology, or related discipline.

Previous experience in conducting ethnographic research with ethnic minorities will be an advantage.

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) Application forms [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)] are available from: (i) G/F., VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong; or (ii) the website http://www.vtc.edu.hk/html/en/career.html.

(b) A completed application form, together withan application letter and full curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Room 315, 20A Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi Island, N.T., Hong Kong.  Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post. 

Closing date for application: 12 October 2016 

The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.