Monday 27 September 2010

Software Engineer wanted!

Details of Job Vacancies


Research Assistant (Software Engineer)
(Duration: 1 year, renewable)


Language Center

Closing Date: 2 October 2010
Ref No.: 2010-0923

1. Duties

The appointee will be required to provide technical support for a web-based portal for English learning, including user support (e.g. answering queries about using web-based systems) and documentation. Training in the relevant projects will be provided.

2. Requirements

Applicants should have a recognized degree in computer science, information technology or equivalent; excellent computer skills; excellent knowledge of PHP, MySQL, DHTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, and preferably be familiar with WordPress, BuddyPress and other social media systems. He/She should be self-motivated, responsible, and able to work independently. Good communication skills with a good command of spoken and written English is required.


Conditions of Service

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided where applicable.


More information on the Department/Office

Application Form for Executive, Clerical, Secretarial, Technical, Research and Teaching Support Positions (including demonstrator and instructional assistant)

We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

Application Procedures

Application forms can be obtained:

  • from the Souvenir Center in Room G027 of the University;

  • from the Human Resources Office in Room 5333 of the Academic Building of the University;

  • by writing to the Human Resources Office, HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, enclosing a stamped self-addressed envelope;

  • by fax (2358 0700) to the Human Resources Office;

  • by E-mail ( ; and

  • by downloading from HRO Website

Completed application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Office.

Friday 10 September 2010

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