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

Research Assistants/Assistant Software Engineer (Job ID: 3133)

Job level Entry
Work exp No work experience
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Information Technology > Software Development
Published On 20/10/2016
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Multimedia Technology Research Center (MTrec)

The appointees will work in a rigorous R&D environment to develop state-of-the-art technologies in one of the 3 projects: Wi-Fi technologies, Internet streaming technologies and Indoor positioning technologies based on advanced research results. The team will work closely with the related industries. This is an opportunity for the appointees to be involved in full software product life cycles, and to have exposure in a team-oriented working environment.

The appointees will participate in the design, research, development, and testing processes, and create products that can be easily extended, integrated and maintained.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in computer science and/or engineering. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.

A solid background on network programming, wireless network, media streaming or mobile programming, and/or solid C/C++/JAVA Visual Studio software development experience in Linux and/or Visual Studio are required. For the Wi-Fi project, hands-on experience with embedded system development, scripting, cross compilation and hardware design/test is expected. Experience with database and middleware development will be a plus. The appointees should be independent and team-oriented; and have good technical background, organizational, interpersonal and social communication skills.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

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.