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/Temporary Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I

Job level Entry
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Temporary
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 07/10/2016
ref. O/THEi-FST/TERM_TEMP_SRA_RAI/10/16

Faculty of Science and Technology

Project: Fermentative Production of Tetrodotoxin from Marine Microorganisms for Pharmaceutical and Medical Applications

Principal Investigator: Prof Peter Hoi-fu YU

Major Duties:

The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) on a Research Grant Council research project. He/she will be required to conduct a literature review, collect and analyse data; and perform other research duties as assigned by the PI.

Requirements:
For the post of Senior Research Assistant, applicants should have a doctoral degree in biology, microbiology, biochemistry or related disciplines; and a good command of English and Chinese. Research experience in working on bacteria, bacteria identification, and bacterial fermentation would be an advantage. Applicants with a master’s degree in relevant disciplines with relevant work experience will also be considered.

For the post of Research Assistant I, applicants should have a master’s degree in biology, microbiology, biochemistry or related disciplines; and a good command of English and Chinese. Research experience in working on bacteria, bacteria identification, and bacterial fermentation would be an advantage. Applicants with a recognised degree in relevant disciplines with relevant work experience 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) 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: 19 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.