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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]


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.


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 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