The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Office of Knowledge Transfer (OKT) at the University of Science and Technology is seeking an appointee for the position of Manager.

The appointee will be responsible for the operations of the Joint Research Institutes (JRI) and Collaborative Innovation Centers (ICI).

Reporting to the Associate Vice-President for Knowledge Transfer (AVP-KT), the appointee will have the following major responsibilities :

  • Analyze market intelligence for technology clusters and plan, coordinate and execute talent development schemes;
  • Engage industry partners and all stakeholders to set up collaboration framework, launch translational research project funds, and organize programs to foster KT endeavours;
  • Plan and execute translational R&D initiatives, and collaborate with research institutes / labs / centers to facilitate the implementation;
  • Plan and execute the university-industry cooperation of KT programs to foster entrepreneurship and commercialization;
  • Prepare collaboration agreements, budget, operation guidelines, annual reports, and other documents to facilitate effective JRI and / or ICI operations;
  • Provide secretariat services to various committees and meetings; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time.
  • Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in science and engineering with at least 5 years of relevant post-qualification working experience.

    Preference will be given to candidates with solid experience and a high degree of familiarity with the University’s setting and operation.

    Numerical accuracy and attention to details are necessary. The ideal candidate should be mature, self-motivated who can deal with people from diverse cultures.

    He / She should be able to perform multiple tasks independently with good organizational skills. They must have an excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua), and good communication and interpersonal skills.

    Good computer knowledge and high proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Excel, are required. Ad-hoc travels to Greater Bay Area may be required. (Duration : 1 year)

    Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided where applicable.

    Please apply on or before : 2 December 2020.


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