Head of Research Office (TWC/16/141/RO/HD)
The appointee will report to the President and work closely with the Vice-President (Academic) and senior academic staff of the Schools to provide advice and support to the College in research and project administration.
The appointee will be responsible for overseeing the work of the Research Office to ensure its smooth operation and provision of effective support to the College’s research and project administration as well as effective utilization of its staff and resources. He/She is expected to (a) advise the senior management in developing and reviewing College policies and guidelines in relation to research and project administration; (b) identify research opportunities and potential funding sources for projects and research; (c) develop and maintain connections with potential grant sponsors; (d) provide support to Schools and Units in their preparation of project proposals and manage the grant application process; (e) provide professional administrative and secretariat support to research related committees to ensure their smooth operation; (f) monitor the execution of the granted projects and to ensure that the research guidelines and project agreement terms and requirements are followed and met by each project; (g) promote quality research culture and practices by organizing relevant activities and training on research skills; (h) deliver courses if applicable; and (i) perform any other duties as assigned by the President and /or his/her delegates.
The appointee should possess (a) a Master’s degree or above (preferably a doctoral degree); (b) at least 10 years of solid and relevant working experience in research and project management; (c) proven track record of publications and research grant applications; (d) solid working experience in committee work; (e) good knowledge of the local education system; (f) excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, fluency in Putonghua is an advantage; (g) excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills; and be detail-minded and meticulous.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit your application letter, resume and a completed application form (available at http://www.twc.edu.hk/hro/employment-opportunities/application-guidelines) by mail to the Human Resources Office, Tung Wah College, 90A Shantung Street, Mongkok, Kowloon or email to [email redacted, apply via Jobable]. Please quote the reference number of the post in the application letter and on the envelope. The College reserves the right to fill or not to fill the post. Applicants who are not contacted by the College by the end of February 2017 may consider their applications unsuccessful.
Application Deadline: 22 November 2016 (Tuesday)
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