2022-08-05 HKRITA-0805-01

Job Description

The appointee(s) will be required to:

  • develop new research projects and manage ongoing projects related to development of new inventions, processes and systems associated with
  1. synthetic and natural polymers, or
  2. fermentation science & engineering, enzymatic science & processing, or
  3. chemical engineering, or
  4. environmental engineering (carbon neutrality, sustainability, wastewater treatment, adsorption, ozonation, biological oxidation, solid waste treatment, etc.);
  • be responsible for conducting R&D activities, such as and including conducting lab experiments, analysing and summarizing research findings, preparing project updates, writing reports;
  • monitor technical and financial aspects of the projects and perform other administrative tasks;
  • 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 master’s degree or above in Chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or a related discipline;
  • Solid knowledge in biochemical engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering is required;
  • 3 or more years of research / work experience;
  • Experience in development of system prototypes will be an advantage;
  • Highly-organized and capable of working under pressure with multi-task assignments; good interpersonal skills; and
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with good command of Putonghua being an advantage.
  • Applicants with lower qualification or less experience will be considered for junior positions.

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, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited, R906-8, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon. (E-mail: recruit2@hkrita.com). 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. Check out the details of the Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment.

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