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 II (Food Science and Safety)

Job level Entry
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Food Science
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 28/09/2016
ref. O/THEi-FST/TERM_RA2(FSS)/09/16

Faculty of Science and Technology

Employment Period: 6 months

The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project. He/she will be required to conduct literature review; perform data collection and data analysis; investigate chemicals in food and potential contamination from environment; conduct experiments for chemical analysis; conduct community-based questionnaire surveys; and perform other research duties as assigned by the PI.

Applicants should have a recognised sub-degree, preferably a recognised degree, in Food Science, Chemical or Biological Sciences, Environmental Engineering and Management or related disciplines. He/she should also have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese; good administrative, interpersonal, communication and organisational skills; a strong sense of responsibility; and an ability to work independently. Those with working knowledge of MS Access and SPSS will have 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: 8 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.