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Employer Ref: 2400151
Recruit Ref: L057801272
Posting Date: 2024-05-21
Hong Kong Metropolitan University
Hong Kong Metropolitan University

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.

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Part-time Research Assistant I (R7031, R7051) (S&T) (Ref: 2400151)

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

Part-time Research Assistant I (R7031, R7051) (S&T) (Ref: 2400151)

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will mainly assist the research team in one or more of the following research projects in the field of Construction Management, Operation Training and Building Services

  • A Study of Touchless Finger Platform for Smart Building Management (R7031); and
  • Effectiveness of Building and Construction Interactive Simulators (BCiS) for Safety and Operation Training (R7051).

The appointee will be responsible mainly for the following:

  • Preparing the specimen and operating the building and civil machines;
  • Conducting various experiments in the science and engineering laboratories and VR training;
  • Designing, developing and maintaining IoT Building Management Systems and VR system;
  • Conducting data analysis on user performance;
  • Reviewing literature and assisting in publication;
  • Working with the Principal Investigator to prepare report writing; and
  • Conducting other ad-hoc research activities as instructed by the Principal Investigator.


Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

  • A Master's degree or above in Quality Management, Business Administration or a related discipline;
  • Familiar with Building Management System (BMS), web and/or mobile app development, design and programming;
  • Knowledge of programming skills, e.g., JavaScript, C#, Unity and 3ds Max;
  • Working experience with technical support; and
  • Detail-oriented, reliable, hardworking, responsible, and able to meet deadlines and work independently.

Terms and Conditions for Appointment

Successful candidate(s) will be appointed on a temporary part-time contract.  Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions.

To Apply

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

Closing date of application: 4 June 2024

(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted in early May 2024 need not re-apply.) 


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. 

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Part Time 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
MBA / Master / or above 
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Kowloon City District / Homantin
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