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Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics

Part-time Research Assistant / Research Technical Assistant / Research Administrative Assistant (three posts)

(Ref. 230118010)

[Appointment period: three months initially, with possibility of further appointment]


The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project - “Study of carbon sequestration in Hong Kong’s vegetation: From present to future prediction under climate change”.  They will be required to conduct tree surveys in the forest of country parks.


Applicants for the Research Assistant post should have an honours degree or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants for the Research Technical Assistant post should have a higher diploma or a diploma or an equivalent qualification in the appropriate discipline plus at least three year’s relevant post-qualification experience.

Applicants for the Research Administrative Assistant post should be a Form five school leaver with five passes in HKCEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A; Level 2 if results are obtained from 2007 onwards), Chinese Language (Level 2 if results are obtained from 2007 onwards) and Mathematics; or a combination of results in five HKDSE subjects of Level 2 in New Senior Secondary subjects / "Attained" in Applied Learning subjects / Grade E in Other Language subjects, and the five subjects must include English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics.

Applicants should also have experience in tree survey and arboricultural knowledge.

Applicants are invited to contact Prof. Charles M. S. Wong at tel no. 3400 8959 or email for further information.

Conditions of Service

The remuneration rates for the posts of Research Assistant, Research Technical Assistant and Research Administrative Assistant are HK$122 per hour, HK$110 per hour and HK$100 per hour respectively.

The closing date for application is 11 April 2023.

Posting date: 18 January 2023