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School of Design

Research Associate (Full-time/Part-time) / Research Assistant (Full-time/Part-time)

(Ref. 240116005)

(1) Research Associate (Full-time/Part-time)
   [Appointment period: five months]

(2) Research Assistant (Full-time/Part-time)
   [Appointment period: five months]

Duties 

The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project - “Trial: biomechanical design of age-friendly daily brassieres”.  They will be required to:

(a)    assist in concept development, production of prototype, conducting trials, data collection, qualitative and quantitative data analysis as well as compiling reports; and

(b)    perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader or his delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants for the Research Associate post should have:

(a)    a master’s degree in Design, Fashion, Textile, Biomedical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or related disciplines or a good honours degree in the said disciplines with three or more years of industry experience; and

(b)    experience in human factor research, movement analysis, fashion design or device electronics.

Applicants for the Research Assistant post should have:

(a)    an honours degree or an equivalent qualification;

(b)    experience in research project execution and prototype experiment, preferably in the areas related to design for women wear; and

(c)    interest in interdisciplinary project related to design, underwear and biomechanical engineering.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Anthony Kong at email anthony-pui-keung.kong@polyu.edu.hk for further information.

Conditions of Service

For full-time appointments, a highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.

For part-time appointments, the remuneration rates are HK$173 per hour for the post of Research Associate and HK$122 per hour for the post of Research Assistant.


Consideration of applications will commence on 23 January 2024 until the positions are filled.



Posting date: 16 January 2024