The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 517346 Work type: Full-time Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000) Categories: Research Support Staff Hong Kong
Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I in the Centre for Water Technology and Policy (Ref.: 517346) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)
The Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, in collaboration, have jointly established the Centre for Water Technology and Policy to conduct cutting-edge research on water science, technology and policy issues relating to the broader urban sustainability agenda. The Centre is dedicated to pursuing excellence in research and teaching on water policy- technology interface issues, and to reaching out to the larger community to stimulate discussion on salient research findings.
Applicants should possess (i) a Master's degree, preferably in Geography, Urban Planning, Political Science, Environmental Science, or a related discipline, with at least one year of work experience; (ii) excellent writing and speaking skills in Chinese (including Cantonese) and English; (iii) some hands-on research experience. They should have strong communication skills, good problem-solving and time-management skills, and be self-motivated and well-organized in handling research tasks. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.
The appointee is expected to (i) provide research assistance to a book project on urban water economies; (ii) assist in the data collection exercise and prepare research manuscripts of a multi-year water conservation project; and (iii) perform other research-related duties as assigned.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online applications for this post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, transcripts and a writing sample. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2022 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Nov 15, 2022 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2022 (HK Time)