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Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering

Research Associate / Research Assistant

(Ref. 240503013)

[Appointment period: twelve months]


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project - “A new thermal preference and energy consumption model for the optimal bathroom environment”. He/She will also work for research projects in the disciplines of building energy consumption with a focus on thermal energy-efficient designs in residential buildings. 


Applicants for the Research Associate post should have a doctoral degree or a master’s degree in Engineering or Science, or an equivalent qualification with three or more years of research / relevant work experience.

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

Applicants should also have:

(a) experience in energy simulations, computational simulations and machine learning modelling; 

(b) strong analytical and problem-solving skills, data analysis skills, and with the ability to conduct research independently; and

(c) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.

Applicants are invited to contact Ir Dr Wong Ling-tim at telephone number 2766 7783 or via email at for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.


Consideration of applications will commence on 10 May 2024 until the position is filled.

Posting date: 3 May 2024