Scientific Officer (at the Rank of Lecturer) (S&T)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 24 Apr 2024

13 Apr 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

HONG KONG METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY (HKMU)
Research Field

Environmental science
Geosciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Hong Kong
Application Deadline

24 Apr 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Permanent
Job Status

Full-time
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Founded in 1989, Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) is a modern, vibrant and dynamic university. We tailor our professional programmes to adapt to market trends and meet industry needs, thus providing our students with quality professional education and clear career paths. As a faculty-driven, student-centred university in support of innovative teaching and learning, strategic research, and stakeholder outreach to provide maximum benefit to our communities, we conduct research that advances knowledge and enhances teaching, focusing on strategic areas, including digital humanities and literature, international business, gerontechnology, personalised care, smart city, open and innovative education, and bilingual learning and teaching. HKMU is becoming an ever more vital link in addressing and helping Hong Kong to solve many difficult challenges – as part of our involvement in, and commitment to, the ‘metropolis’ of Hong Kong. Our plans to expand into the Greater Bay Area (GBA) will also cultivate talent to serve Hong Kong and the wider metropolitan GBA.

For more information about the University, please visit https://www.hkmu.edu.hk .

We are now looking for a suitable person to fill the following position in the School of Science and Technology:

Scientific Officer (at the rank of Lecturer) (S&T) (Ref: 24000OL)

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will be responsible mainly for the following:

  • Carrying out research projects, publishing research findings and writing research proposals;
  • Coordinating research and scholarly activities, and providing technical support to academic staff and students on their research;
  • Contributing to the School / laboratory administration;
  • Organizing and conducting classroom, laboratory and field-based teaching; and
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Dean of School of Science and Technology or his / her nominee(s).

Candidates

Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

A higher degree, preferably a doctoral degree in Environmental Science or a relevant discipline; A strong record of research and peer-reviewed publications is an advantage; Experience in microalgae / coastal wetlands / aquaculture research is highly preferred; Strong sense of responsibility, effective organization and interpersonal skills; Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently under pressure; and A good command of English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua.  

Terms and Conditions for Appointment

An attractive remuneration package, including basic salary, an end-of-contract gratuity, and a discretionary incentive payment, where applicable, will be offered to the right candidates. Generous annual leave, staff-development sponsorships, medical and dental benefits, and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

“Accommodation Programme for Overseas Young T eaching Staff ” sponsored by the “Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust”

Overseas candidates who are successfully appointed by the University and below age 50 will be eligible to apply for the “Accommodation Programme for Overseas Young Teaching Staff” sponsored by the “Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust”. This programme offers the opportunity to reside in assigned accommodation free of charge for a period of up to six months, subject to terms and conditions.

To Apply

Candidates who are interested in joining us may submit their applications via the University’s eRecruitment System.

https://hkmu.taleo.net/careersection/ex_full_time/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=24000OL

Closing date of application: 24 April 2024

The personal data collected will be used for the purpose of considering your application for employment.  For details, please refer to the “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” on the University’s website. If you are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date of application, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.


Requirements
Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
HONG KONG METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY (HKMU)
Country
Hong Kong
City
Hong Kong
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Where to apply
Website

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/370178/scientific-officer-…

Contact
City

Hong Kong

STATUS: EXPIRED

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