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School of Optometry

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

(Ref. 240426013)

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


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project – “Progressive myopia treatment evaluation for NaturalVue multifocal contact lens trial (PROTECT)”.  He/She will be required to:

(a)    undertake eye examination;

(b)    assist in clinical trials of myopia control; and

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


Applicant for the Research Associate post should have a master’s degree in Optometry or a good honours degree in the said discipline with three or more years of research/relevant experience.

Applicant for the Research Assistant post should have an honours degree in the above-mentioned discipline or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants should also:

(a)    be registerable with the Optometrists Board of the HKSAR; and

(b)    have good communication skills.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Dennis Tse Yan-yin at telephone number 2766 6096 or via email at for further information. 

Conditions of Service

For full-time and half-time appointment, a highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  

For part-time appointment, 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 3 May 2024 until the position is filled.

Posting date: 26 April 2024