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Senior Research Fellow (Ref. No.: HKRITA-SRF) [Work Location: Science Park, Shatin]HK Research Institute of Textiles & Apparel Ltd
Senior Research Fellow (Ref. No.: HKRITA-SRF) [Work Location: Science Park, Shatin]HK Research Institute of Textiles & Apparel Ltd
Job Highlights
  • A doctoral degree in a related discipline
  • Assist the DPD to develop research strategies
  • Manage R&D projects
Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Project Development (DPD), the appointee will be required to:

  • Assist the DPD to develop research strategies and implement research projects;
  • Define research objectives and be in-charge of research design, experimental design and data interpretation;
  • Lead the team to understand and develop R&D projects;
  • Manage R&D projects, including technical and financial aspects and other project administrative tasks, such as preparing project updates and reports;
  • Work closely with R&D researchers and personnel;
  • Coordinate with local and overseas universities, research institutions and business partners, and handle enquiries in a professional manner; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.


  • A doctoral degree in a related discipline*;
  • 6 or more years of research/ relevant work experience;
  • Highly-organized and capable of working under pressure with multi-task assignments;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; and
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with a good command of Putonghua being an advantage.

Related disciplines:

  • Textile & Clothing: Apparel/Textile Technology, Textile Chemistry, Textile Engineering
  • Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Automation, Electrical Engineering, Wearable Technology, Process Engineering
  • Science: Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Applied Biology, Microbiology, Biomedical Sciences, Biomechanical Engineering, Thermal Physiology, Sports Science, Applied Physics, Green Technology and etc.

Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be offered on a contract basis, re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae in strict confidence to Human Resources Manager, HKRITA, R906-8, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon by clicking "Apply Now". Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. HKRITA reserves the right to consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the positions. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purpose. Please mark “PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL” and quote the position applied for and its reference number on the envelope.

Additional Information
Years of Experience
6 years
Employment Type
Five-day work week, Medical insurance
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Company details

We are The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA).  

We are established with funding from the Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR Government and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

We work with Industry to invent, innovate, and create new solutions that make our industries better and benefit our society. 

We are a young, energetic team that delights in bringing together researchers and industry partners. 

We thrive on challenges.  We are excited by new possibilities.  We love to create new and better products, machines, and solutions. Applications are now invited for the following position.