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School of Design

Research Assistant / Part-time Research Assistant

(Ref. 240529005)

(1)    Research Assistant (two posts)
         [Appointment period: each for six months]

(2)    Part-time Research Assistant
         [Appointment period: three months]


The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project - “Developing an Extended Reality (XR) gamified participatory urban furniture design system using discrete bamboo fabrication”.  They will be required to:

(a)    assist in developing Mixed Reality (MR) content in Unity to be displayed and interact through HoloLens;

(b)    work with gamification content, Rhino3D Grasshopper plugins and construction materials to communicate with Unity virtual content;

(c)    collect and analyse information in trans-disciplinary fields and prepare reports; 

(d)    develop design frameworks with diagrams and mappings;

(e)    provide demonstration and assist the students in the utilisation of platforms efficiently; and

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


Applicants should have:

(a)    a master’s degree in Architecture, Computer Science or Engineering or an equivalent qualification;

(b)    knowledge of using XR related software and producing gamified interactive virtual content and physical models; 

(c)    a good understanding of teaching virtual environment and the ability to communicate well with students;

(d)    an excellent command of spoken English; and

(e)    the ability to work independently and meet the work schedule.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Sky T. T. Lo at telephone number 2766 5440 or via email at for further information.

Conditions of Service

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

For part-time appointment, the remuneration rate is HK$122 per hour.  

Consideration of applications will commence on 5 June 2024 until the positions are filled.

Posting date: 29 May 2024