Applications are invited for the following posts:


Academic Posts
Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors / Senior Lecturers / Lecturers / Assistant Lecturers (Ref.: 17/027/ACAD) [Full-time/Part-time] in

- Accounting / Hotel Management / Culinary Arts / Event Management / MICE / Property Management / Facilities Management
- Game Design and Studies / Storytelling / Interactive Media Technology / Human-Computer Interaction
- Graphic Design / Interactive Media Design / Digital Video Production / Networking / Big Data
- Humanities / English and Communication / General Education / Music Studies / Bilingual Studies
- Health Sciences / Nursing Studies / Pharmaceutical Dispensing / Clinical Biology / Human Biology
- Social Sciences / Community Studies / Human Services / Psychology / Social Work / Sociology

Duties

The appointee will be responsible for teaching at the degree and/or sub-degree levels in related areas.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants for professorial grade should have (i) an earned and recognised Doctoral degree in relevant disciplines; and (ii) substantial relevant teaching / professional / research experience. Applicants for lecturer grades should have (i) an earned and recognised Master’s degree in relevant disciplines; and (ii) relevant teaching / professional experience. Preference will be given to those with teaching experience in degree programmes / proven research record. Professional registration in Hong Kong or overseas is required as appropriate for the particular profession.

Application Deadline

Until the position are filled.


Associate Dean, School of Humanities and Languages (Ref.: 16/002/ACAD/HL/DEAN)

Duties

The appointee will be responsible for (i) providing academic leadership; (ii) planning and implementing the development of the School(s) / Department(s); (iii) taking a leading role in curriculum design and supervision of study programmes; (iv) supervising staff of the School(s) / Department(s); and (v) liaising with external parties on programme-related matters.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should: (i) possess an earned and recognised Doctoral degree in relevant disciplines; (ii) have a minimum of 3 years’ professional experience and teaching experience at higher education level. Preference will be given to those with good teaching record and demonstrated ability to provide academic leadership and experience in the development and administration of higher education programmes in Hong Kong or overseas.

Application Deadline

Until the positions are filled


Dean, School of Social Sciences (Ref.: 17/030/ACAD/SS)

Duties

The appointee will be responsible for (i) providing academic leadership; (ii) overseeing the academic quality of the programmes offered by the School; (iii) taking a leading role in curriculum design and development; (iv) liaising with external parties on programme-related matters; and (v) actively participating in accreditation exercises, etc.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should: (i) possess an earned and recognised Doctoral degree in relevant disciplines; (ii) have a minimum of 10 years’ teaching experience at the degree level. Preference will be given to those with good teaching record and demonstrated ability to provide academic leadership and experience in the development and administration of higher education programmes in Hong Kong or overseas.

Application Deadline

21 July 2017



Non-Academic Posts
School of Health Sciences
Laboratory Technician, School of Health Sciences (Ref.: 17/020/BN/LT)

Duties

Responsible for (i) performing regular maintenance of all facilities in nursing laboratories; (ii) maintaining the daily operation of the laboratories and managing the inventory of the facilities and equipment in the laboratories; and (iii) assisting academic staff in the delivery of teaching activities in nursing laboratories. The appointee may work under different schedules due to specific operational requirements, such as supervising laboratory classes scheduled for weekday evenings and weekends.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have a Higher Diploma or above in Nursing Studies or equivalent, preferably having practiced as Enrolled or Registered Nurse. Working experience in providing nursing care is preferred; (ii) be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese (preferably including Putonghua); and (iii) have good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and also the ability to work independently.

Application Deadline

Until the Position is filled.


Laboratory Technician, School of Health Sciences (Ref.: 17/021/HDPD/LT)

Duties

Responsible for (i) performing regular maintenance of all facilities in the laboratories; (ii) maintaining the daily operation of the laboratories and managing the inventory of the facilities and equipment in the laboratories; and (iii) assisting academic staff in the delivery of teaching activities in the laboratories. The appointee may work under different schedules due to specific operational requirements, such as supervising laboratory classes scheduled for weekday evenings and weekends.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have a Higher Diploma or above in Pharmaceutical Dispensing, Chemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology or equivalent. Working experience in providing pharmacy service is preferred. (ii) be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese (preferably including Putonghua); and (iii) have good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and also the ability to work independently.

Application Deadline

Until the Position is filled.


Clerk I / Clerk II (Ref.: 17/023/HS/CO)

Duties

Responsible for (a) providing clerical support for academic programs offered by the School of Health Sciences; (b) providing logistics support for organizing events, student activities and academic visits; (c) providing frontline services and daily office operational support; and (d) performing other tasks as assigned

Appointment Criteria

Applicants for the post of Clerk I should have (a) achieved Level 2 or above in five subjects in the HKDSEE, OR have obtained Grade E or above in five subjects in the HKCEE; (b) computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Chinese word-processing, etc.; (c) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); (d) good organizational and communication skills; and (e) 1 year’s relevant work experience. Those with lower qualifications may be considered for the post of Clerk II.

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled



Non-Academic Posts
Public Affairs Officer (Ref.: 17/029/PAO)

Duties

Responsible for (a) planning and organising promotion and public relations activities; (b) coordinating the production of promotion materials and publications; (c) recruiting local and non-local students in Hong Kong and overseas, etc.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should have (a) an earned and recognised degree, preferably in a relevant discipline; (b) good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); (c) proficiency in computer applications; (d) good organisational and communication skills; and (e) relevant work experience.

Application Deadline

7 July 2017


Associate Librarian (Ref.: 17/036/ADMIN/AL)

Duties

The appointee will be responsible for providing leadership in collection development and library information management; managing the library budgets and monitoring expenditures; formulating collection and cataloguing policies and procedures; discharging duties in reference section; analyzing statistics and compiling regular reports in support of the decision-making processes; and performing any other tasks as assigned by the Librarian.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should possess a recognized university degree and professional qualifications in librarianship (MLS or equivalent); have at least seven years of experience in academic library settings with demonstrated managerial, supervisory and leadership skills; have sound knowledge of acquisitions and cataloguing; have strong coordination, analytical and interpersonal skills; have ability to work well independently and as a team player; and have excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Chinese (including Putonghua).

The appointee will be required to work shifts on evenings and at weekends. Candidates with less than 7 years’ relevant experience may be considered for appointment as Assistant Librarian. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline

11 August 2017


Director, Information Technology Services Centre (Ref.: 17/039/DITSC)

Duties

Responsible for (i) heading and managing the Information Technology Services Centre (ITSC); (ii) providing technical advice and assuming the overall control and planning of the various aspects of computer application in both teaching and administration; and (iii) supervising staff members of the Information Technology Services Centre with appropriate guidance, training and development.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should: (i) have a recognised postgraduate degree, preferably doctoral degree; (ii) have extensive (at least 5 years’) and relevant post-qualification administrative experience at managerial level, preferably in a similar position in local / overseas higher education institutions; and (iii) have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese.

Preference will be given to applicants who are immediately available and with relevant experience. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline

14 August 2017


Clerk I / Clerk II (Ref.: 17/048/FEO/CO)

Duties

The appointee is responsible for (a) providing clerical support in the Finance and Estates Office; (b) performing counter duties; (c) answering inquiries; (d) preparing receipts and payment vouchers; and (e) handling purchases requisitions, etc.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (a) have achieved Level 2 or above in five subjects in the HKDSEE, OR have obtained Grade E or above in five subjects in the HKCEE; (b) be competent in computing applications; (c) have 1 year’s relevant work experience; and (d) be a good team player with a strong sense of responsibility.

Preference will be given to applicants who are immediately available. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline

8 September 2017


Administrative Officer (Ref.: 17/051/OP/AO)

Duties

The appointee is responsible for (i) providing administrative support to the fund-raising team, ensuring smooth donation transactions, issuing thank you letters, answering inquiries on donation transactions; (ii) managing fund-raising database, including data entry, record update, generating reports for data analysis; (iii) providing customer services to donors for acknowledgement, ensuring proper naming on facilities; and (iv) providing logistics support for fund-raising activities such as Parish visits, campus tours for donors, donor events etc.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have an earned and recognised degree, preferably in management, finances or business disciplines; (ii) have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); (iii) have proficiency in computer applications; (iv) have experience in fund-raising, customer services and database management; and (v) be well-organized and detail-minded.

Application Deadline

8 September 2017


Student Affairs Officer (Ref.: 17/053/SAO)

Duties

A mid-level position reporting to the Director of Student Affairs (DSA), the successful candidate will be responsible for (a) assisting the DSA in the administration and implementation of various student services and student development programmes; (b) acting as administrator to in-charge one or several areas of student affairs work such as career education and services, internship and placement, college life activities, interflow and study tours, student accommodation, student financial assistance, non-local students services and welfare services; (c) organising whole person development education and activities, for instance, student mentoring programme, learning enhancing programme, extra-curricular campus life activities, college life assembly, college-wide events, sports and cultural activities; (d) liaison with alumni and departments/ units to build up support systems and network in promoting and implementation of student development programmes; (e) in-house publications and student surveys, committees work and secretarial support, and office web information editing etc.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should have (a) a recognised Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education or related disciplines; (b) a minimum of three years’ post-qualification working experience in a related field; (c) a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, and office software applications; and (d) a mature and pleasant personality with good team spirit, communication skills and interpersonal relationship. Formal training in social work or counselling will be an asset but is not a must.

Application Deadline

15 September 2017


Administrative Officer (Ref.: 17/055/SAO/AO)

Duties

The appointee is responsible for (i) secretarial and promotion tasks of SAO; (ii) acting as administrator of major student service areas, such as student financial assistance, welfare services, career services, internship and interflow tours; and (iii) promoting extra-curricular campus life, for instance, supporting sports/college events, student associations and publishing newsletters, etc.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should have (i) a recognized Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, communications, management, business, marketing, psychology, education or related disciplines; (ii) a minimum of two years’ post-qualification working experience in a related field; (iii) a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, and office software applications; and (iv) an outgoing and pleasant personality with good team spirit.

Application Deadline

15 September 2017


Clerk I / Clerk II (Ref.: 17/056/SAO/CO)

Duties

The appointee is responsible for (i) providing clerical support in the Student Affairs Office; (ii) handling enquiries about student services at the service counters; and (iii) assisting the Student Affairs Officer(s) / Administrative Officer(s) in implementing and providing student activities and services.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have achieved Level 2 or above in five subjects in the HKDSEE, OR have obtained Grade E or above in five subjects in the HKCEE; (ii) be competent in computing applications; and (iii) have 1 year’s relevant work experience. Those with lower qualifications may be considered for the post of Clerk II.

Application Deadline

15 September 2017


Assistant Librarian (Ref.: 17/059/ADMIN/AL)

Duties

The appointee will be responsible for (i) supervising a small team which is engaged in collection development and library information management; (ii) assisting in monitoring library budgets; (iii) formulating collection-building policies and cataloguing procedures; (iv) providing referencing and information-related services; (v) collating and analyzing statistical data and compiling regular reports used to inform decision-making; and (vi) performing any other tasks as assigned by the Librarian.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) possess a recognized university degree and professional qualifications in librarianship (MLS or equivalent); (ii) have at least 3 years’ post-qualification relevant experience; (iii) have knowledge of acquisitions and cataloguing; (iv) have strong coordination, analytical and interpersonal skills; and (v) have excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Chinese (including Putonghua).

The appointee will be required to work shifts on evenings and at weekends. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled


Library Assistant (Ref.: 17/060/ADMIN/LA)

Duties

The appointee will be required to (i) work at service counters on a regular shift basis; including evenings and weekends; (ii) assist users in the use of library services, resources and facilities; (iii) assist in processing serials and the maintenance of bibliographic records; (iv) perform book shelving, shelf-reading and book removal if required; (v) answer general enquiries and provide clerical support; (vi) carry out other duties as assigned by the Librarian or his/her delegates.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should have: (i) grade E or above in at least 5 subjects in HKCEE, including Chinese and English (minimum Grade C or above for Syllabus A) OR minimum Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSE including English Language and Chinese Language, or a recognized Certificate / Diploma for Library Assistants; (ii) knowledge of any Integrated Library System and have good command of computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing; (iii) knowledge of MARC21, AACRII, RDA, DDC and LC; (v) good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (preferably be fluent in Putonghua); (vi) the essential attributes of service-oriented work attitude and the ability to participate effectively in team work.

Application Deadline

13 October 2017



Research / Project Posts
Healthcare Research Centre
Research Fellow (Ref.: 17/010/RF_HRC)

Duties

The Research Fellow will be responsible for conducting research in big data analytics in health informatics.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should have an earned and recognised Doctoral degree in Computer Science or a related discipline with a focus on Big Data Analytics, Data Mining or Machine Learning. Experience in health informatics is a plus.

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.

Research Assistant – Data Analysis (part-time) (Ref.:17/040/RA)

Duties

The appointee is required to function as a team member responsible for data manipulation and analysis. The appointee should be able to implement statistical analysis and interpret the results.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have a recognised degree in statistics, computer science or a related healthcare discipline; (ii) have relevant experience and knowledge of statistical analysis in the healthcare research; (iii) be able to work independently, have an investigative nature, attention to detail; (iv) have excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Chinese.

Application Deadline

7 September 2017

Research Assistant (part-time) (Ref.:17/041/RA)

Duties

The appointee is required to function as a team member in data collection through face-to-face interview in a research study. The appointee will manage data collection, obtain, verify, organize, code and enter data.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have a recognised Bachelor’s degree; (ii) have research experience in qualitative research; (iii) be able to work independently, have an investigative nature, attention to detail, and an analytical aptitude; (iv) be familiar with the computer and understanding of qualitative data analysis; and (v) have excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Chinese.

Application Deadline

15 October 2017


Research Fellow (Ref.: 17/026/RF)

Duties

The appointees are required to serve as a part of the team in the project (UGC/FDS11/E04/16) – “Structural Modeling, Characterization and Analysis of New Receptor-Ligand Systems: Applying Computational Methods in Molecular Binding Affinity Analysis”. He/she will be responsible for (a) literature survey, data collection, molecular modeling, algorithm design, and results analysis; and (b) preparation of related research paper and reports. Appointment will be made on a contract basis for 3 to 12 months commencing in June 2017.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have a recognized PhD in the related disciplines; (ii) research experience and knowledge of bioinformatics or applied machine learning; (iii) hands-on experience with MATLAB, C/C++, Python or similar programming languages; (iv) excellent communication skills, and (v) be able to work independently or as a team member.

Application Deadline

Until the positions is filled


Research Assistant (Ref.: 16/036/RA)

Duties

The appointee is required to function as a team member in the recruitment, assessment, data collection of staff of all grades in the residential care home for the elderly in a research study. The appointee will manage data collection, obtain, verify, organize, code and enter data; complete forms and maintain files. Appointment will be made on a contract basis for 2 years.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in nursing or social work or related health discipline; (ii) have at least 2-years of research experience and knowledge of qualitative research such as interviewing and participant observation; (iii) be able to work independently, have an investigative nature, attention to detail, and an analytical aptitude; (iv) be familiar with the computer and understanding of qualitative data analysis; and (v) have excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Chinese.

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.


Research Fellow (Ref.: 16/042/RF)

Duties

The appointee will assist the project leader in a research project involving IT in education, software testing and language processing. He or she will be required to (i) function as a team member in the data collection, data analysis, algorithm design and implementation in a research study; (ii) conduct survey, design and implement algorithms, analyse results, and prepare technical reports. Appointment will be made on a contract basis for an initial period of one year.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have a Ph.D. in computer science with preference to candidates in the area of data mining, machine learning and/or natural language processing, (ii) have at least 3 years of research experience; (iii) be able to work independently; and (iv) have excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Chinese.

Application Deadline

19 July 2017


(1)Research Fellow (Ref.: 16/043/RF)

(2)Research Associate (Ref.:16/044/RAS)

Duties

The appointees will assist the principal investigator in the project (UGC/FDS11/E03/16) – “Sentiment Analysis based on Multi-source Social Network Data.” He/She will be responsible for (i) involving in the collection of social network data and development of a sentiment analysis framework using C++/Java; (ii) assisting in the preparation of research paper and reports; and (iii) assisting the principal investigator to organize the international conferences and other assigned duties by principal investigator.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants for post (1) should have a recognised Ph.D. in Management Science, Computer Science, Information Systems or related disciplines. Applicants for post (2) should have a recognised Master’s degree in related disciplines. Applicants for both posts should (i) have substantial research experience on sentiment analysis, preferably with SCI-indexed and EI-indexed journal articles and international conference proceedings that are concerned with sentiment classification over short text, sentimental/emotional topic modelling, and social emotion detection; (ii) be able to work independently, and have acted as the Co-chair/PC member of international conferences or workshops; (iii) be familiar with the collection, mining, and application of social network data; (iv) have the research experience or some publications related to e-learning applications; and (v) have excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Chinese.

Application Deadline

Until the positions are filled


Project Assistant (Ref.: 17/031/PA)

Duties

The appointee is required to assist the project coordinator in the following activities of the project – “Basic Law Promotion Funding Scheme 2017”: a) organize seminars and workshops; b) assist in questionnaire design, data collection and processing; c) prepare the related documents for the projects; d) coordinate the overall implementation of the project; and e) perform any other duties as assigned by the project coordinator. Appointment will be made on a contract basis for 4 months commencing August 2017.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) possess High Diploma / Associate Degree or Degree qualifications (Fresh graduates and no relevant experience are welcomed); (ii) have good interpersonal skills and be a good team player.

Application Deadline

20 July 2017


Research Fellow (Full-time/ Part-time)
(Ref.: 17/033/RF)

Duties

The appointee will assist the project leader in the project – “Context-aware learner profiling for e-learning systems: classization, groupization and personalization”. He/ She will be responsible for: (i) assisting the principal investigator to validate the effectiveness of a vocabulary learning system or language learning model; (ii) conducting research and user studies, and publishing in high-quality international journals and conferences related to education technologies or language learning; (iii) leading academic activities such as conference organization, book/journal editing services and collaboration with senior researchers working at tertiary levels in Hong Kong and abroad.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should have (i) a recognized PhD in Language Acquisition, Linguistics, English, Education or related disciplines, preferably with professional certificates in TESOL, DETLA or PGDE; (ii) good publication records and research experience in vocabulary acquisition and e-learning systems; (iii) at least three years of language teaching experience at tertiary levels in Hong Kong and abroad; (iv) experience in conducting and designing experiments for real user studies in educational areas; and (v) experience in academic activities like serving as a program/organization committee member of international conferences and a (guest) editor of international journal/book related to education technology.

Application Deadline

28 July 2017


Research Fellow (Full-time/ Part-time)
(Ref.: 17/035/RF)

Duties

The appointee will assist the project leader in the project – “Context-aware learner profiling for e-learning systems: classization, groupization and personalization”. He/ She will be responsible for: (i) assisting the principal investigator to develop the models for natural language processing and e-learning systems; (ii) conducting research and publishing in high-quality SCI journals and conferences related to language learning, social media and/or natural language processing; (iii) leading academic activities such as conference organization, book/journal editing services and collaboration with senior researchers working at tertiary levels in Hong Kong and abroad.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should have (i) a recognized PhD in Computer Sciences/Information Systems or related disciplines (ii) good publication records (at least 5 SCI journal articles) and research experience in natural language processing, social media and computer-assisted language learning;; (iii) at least two years of research experience in Hong Kong and/or abroad; (iv) experience in conducting and designing experiments for real user studies in educational areas; and (v) experience in academic activities like serving as a program/organization committee member of international conferences related to education technology.

Application Deadline

28 July 2017


(1)Research Associate (Ref.:17/045/RA)

(2)Research Fellow (Ref.:17/046/RF)

Duties

The appointees are required to conduct research project (UGC/FDS11/M02/16) related to the mechanisms involved in feeding and general homeostasis as secondary measures affected by nausea and vomiting. Appointment will be made on a contract basis for 3 to 12 months commencing as soon as possible, renewable subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should possess a Master’s or PhD’s degree in Pharmacology, Biomedical Science or a related discipline. Applicants should have solid experience in animal surgical procedures, histological and molecular techniques, with good command of written and spoken English.

Application Deadline

24 August, 2017


Editor (Part-time) (Ref.: 17/054/QESS)

Duties

The appointees will assist the principal investigator in the QESS project (Project No. T02/QESS/2015. He/She will be responsible for (i) planning, developing and implementing the content strategies; (ii) working collaboratively with internal and external parties to develop the content; and (iii) editorial, copywriting, proofreading and prepare workshop / seminar proposals and other assigned duties by principal investigator.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should (i) have a Degree in Journalism, Linguistics, Communications, Multimedia or other related disciplines; (ii) demonstrate ability of editorial, web master, content management etc.; (iii) have passionate about social media and digital marketing; (iv) be self-motivated, able to work independently and under pressure; and (v) have good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese

Application Deadline

15 September 2017


Project Officer (Ref.:17/057/QESS/PO)

Duties

The appointees will assist the project team in the project – “Whole College Approach Industrial Attachment Programme”. He/ She will be responsible for (a) developing and conducting internship training workshop; (b) working closely with the Project Team to implement the internship programme; (c) preparing relevant activity reports and collecting data for management’s review and planning; (d) keeping accurate and complete records of all the documents in relation to the project; (e) undertaking any other duties as assigned by the Project Leader.

Appointment Criteria

Applicants should have (a) an earned and recognized degree; (b) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); (c) proficiency in computer applications; (d) a mature and pleasant personality with good team spirit, communication skills and interpersonal relationship; and (e) relevant work experience.

Application Deadline

30 September 2017



Notes For Applicants:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested parties are invited to submit:

(i) a written application indicating expected salary;
(ii) a CV; and
(iii) a duly completed application form

to the Institute Secretariat, 10/F, 18 Chui Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories before the application deadline. Candidates not invited for interview within 2 months after the application deadline may assume their applications unsuccessful.

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