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    Term Research Assistant I/II (Environmental)
    Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
     
    Department / Section : Department of Construction, Environment and Engineering
    Ref. no : O/THEi-DCEE/TERM_RAI_II (ENV)/01/24
     
    The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi or Institute) offers 22 innovative degree programmes across our 6 Academic Departments, namely Department of Food and Health Sciences, Department of Construction, Environment and Engineering, Department of Sport and Recreation, Department of Hospitality and Business Management, Department of Design and Architecture, and Department of Digital Innovation and Technology, that are vocationally and professionally oriented and developed with significant industry input.  All programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and also accredited by the relevant professional bodies where appropriate.  THEi prepares Work Ready, Future Ready graduates through our strong applied degree and professional education programmes.  All programmes require work integrated learning (WIL) and engage students inactive learning pedagogies including a strong focus on project-based learning involving real-world problem solving with and for local industries and professions.  THEi partners closely with industry to provide intensive internship and project opportunities.  Students also actively participate in knowledge exchange activities to develop professional insights.  THEi is an innovative, professional and entrepreneurial organisation with a commitment to greening and sustainability.
    For more information about our Institute, please visit https://www.thei.edu.hk.
     
    Employment Period:
    12 months (with the possibility of renewal)
     
    Major Duties:
    The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in conducting research work related to wastewater treatment, anaerobic bioreactor design, and microalgae cultivation. He/she will be required to conduct experiments, materials testing, data analysis, preparation of report for publications and perform other research duties as assigned by the PI.
       
    Requirements:
    For the post of Term Research Assistant I, applicants should have a recognised Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, or related disciplines; or a recognized degree in related disciplines and work experience; or equivalent.
     
    For the post of Term Research Assistant II, applicants should have a sub-degree in Environmental Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, or related disciplines; or equivalent level of study.
     
    Candidates with experience in membrane filtration, anaerobic digestion, sewage treatment are preferred but not essential. He/she should also have good interpersonal skills, as well as proficient communication skills in English and Chinese.
         
    Notes:
    (1) Candidate may be appointed on temporary or part-time employment.
    (2) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays.
    (3) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    (4) The appointee will work on Tsing Yi Campus.


    Application Procedures:
    A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 3/2023)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to chan_choyin@thei.edu.hk.  Please specify in the subject of the e-mail the reference of the post being applied for.
     
    Candidates should take note of the following:
    (1) Completed application form and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) should be combined into one file in PDF format with a file size below 10MB.
    (2) The file should be saved with the applicant’s name as “surname and given name”, e.g. “CHAN Tai-man.pdf”.
    (3) For the email subject, please cite “Application for Term Research Assistant I/II (Environmental) (Ref. No.: O/THEi-DCEE/TERM_RAI_II (ENV)/01/24)”.
     
    Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled.
     
    The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.


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