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School of Optometry

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

(Ref. 240527013)

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


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project – “Long-term choroidal response to optical defocus in myopic young adults”.  He/She will be required to:

(a)    undertake eye examination for children and young adults;

(b)    assist in clinical trials of myopia control;

(c)    perform optometric duties; and

(d)    perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader or her delegates.


Applicant for the Research Associate or Project Associate post should have a master’s degree in Optometry or a good honours degree in the said discipline with at least three years of research/relevant clinical experience in infant eye growth and myopia study.

Applicant for the Research Assistant or Project 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 Rachel Ka-man Chun at telephone number 2766 4224 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 or Project Associate and HK$122 per hour for the post of Research Assistant or Project Assistant.

Consideration of applications will commence on 3 June 2024 until the position is filled.

Posting date: 27 May 2024