The Technological and Higher Education Institute (THEi) offers over 20 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input through three faculties - Faculty of Design and Environment, Faculty of Management and Hospitality, and Faculty of Science and...

The Technological and Higher Education Institute (THEi) offers over 20 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input through three faculties - Faculty of Design and Environment, Faculty of Management and Hospitality, and Faculty of Science and Technology.  All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and most are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies.  At present, seven programmes are in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $40,000 to $70,000 per year. For more information about our Institute, please visit https://www.thei.edu.hk.

 

The School of General Education & Languages offers core modules in languages, humanities, sciences and social sciences. Its elective modules, based on the interest of individual students, are also integrated into the curriculum to provide a structured platform for whole-person development.

School of General Education and Languages

Term Research Assistant I/II

Job level Entry
Education Associate Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Published On 25/10/2017
ref. O/THEi-SGEL/TERM_RAI_II(BIO)/10/17

Employment Period: 12 months (to commence as soon as possible with the possibility of renewal)

 

The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) and assist the PI in conducting research work and experiments related to microbiology, molecular biology and protein sciences.  He/she will be required to perform experiments, and to collect and analyse data.

 

For the post of Term Research Assistant I, applicants should have a master’s degree in biochemistry, biology, or related disciplines; or a recognised degree with relevant work experience.

 

For the post of Term Research Assistant II, applicants should have a recognised sub-degree in biochemistry, biology, or related disciplines; or equivalent level of study.  Candidates with hands-on experience in molecular biology techniques and statistical analyses would have an advantage.  Fresh graduates will also be considered.

 

Notes:

(1)    The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work on Saturdays.

(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[VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)], together with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Room 503, 20A Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi Island, N.T., Hong Kong, or by e-mail to .  Please specify on the envelope, or in the subject of the e-mail, whichever is appropriate, the reference of the post.thei-jobs-ra@vtc.edu.hk

 

Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled.  THEi thanks all applicants for their interest.  But only applicants who are shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.  Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they do not hear from us within 6 months after submission. 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.