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 Health / Fitness / Beauty Care / Recreation > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Published On 28/09/2016
ref. O/THEi-SGEL/TERM_RAI_II(2)/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: Language Use and Attitudes towards it by Teachers and Students in Chinese as a Second Language Classrooms in Hong Kong

Principal Investigator: Dr. Danping WANG

Employment Period: 12 months

Major Duties:
The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in conducting research related to Chinese language education and second language education policy development. He/she will be required to assist in conducting literature review, collecting and analysing data, and writing report.

Requirements:
For the post of Research Assistant I, applicants should have a master’s degree in Language Education, Social Sciences or related discipline; familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research. He/she should also have good communication skills; proficiency in English and Chinese; and self-motivation. Applicants with a relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent with relevant work experience and the above stated skills will also be considered.

For the post of Research Assistant II, applicants should have a recognised sub-degree in Language Education, Social Sciences, or related discipline.

The ability to speak another Asian language such as Urdu, Hindi or Nepali 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.