Assistant Scientific Officer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

HKUST, Guangzhou Science and Technology Innovation Committee, and Innovation Academy for South China Sea Ecology and Environmental Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Sciences signed a cooperation agreement in Hong Kong to jointly support the establishment of the Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Guangzhou) ( the Laboratory ).

The Hong Kong Branch of the Laboratory is set up at HKUST to integrate the efforts of the Hong Kong's marine science and technology talents to participate in regional and national programs in the Greater Bay Area, in close collaboration with the Laboratory.

The appointees will be required to :

  • Assist the Branch Director to provide administrative support to the branch research;
  • Handle research projects deliverables, outputs and publications
  • Plan and manage research-related procurement and consumables in accordance with the University’s policy and procedure;
  • Manage and provide support to relevant grant applications;
  • Plan and manage the budget and expenses of the research cruises and field sampling activities;
  • Provide secretarial services to branch committees and academic working groups;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director or his delegates.
  • Applicants should have a postgraduate research degree in the field of Marine Science (preferable) with substantial relevant work experience and strong Chinese and English writing skills.

    They should be self-motivated, able to multi-task, and adaptive to a fast-changing environment. They should be independent and also good team players with strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

    The appointees may need to work outside office hours. (Duration : 2 years, renewable)

    Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.

    A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

    Please apply on or before : 20 November 2020.


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