[visionlist] Recruitment - Postdoctoral Fellow/ Research Associate/ Research Assistant
career at cevr.hk
Sun Feb 28 22:57:25 -04 2021
Job post: Postdoctoral Fellow (CEVR-R069) / Research Associate(CEVR-R070) / Research Assistant (CEVR-R071) [Appointment period: contract of 12 months to max 36 months]
Organisation background: Centre for Eye and Vision Research Limited (CEVR) is a research collaboration between The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the University of Waterloo (UW) in Canada. It will be located at the Hong Kong Science Park, New Territories, Hong Kong. It will be the first global hub performing ground-breaking research in five key areas - myopia and eye growth, ocular drug discovery and delivery, vision enhancement, tear film and ocular surface and advanced optometric technology. The mission of CEVR is to generate technologies to prevent vision loss in the aging population and preserve healthy vision.
Research study background:
The Centre runs clinical trials on myopia control, including the use of optical lenses and other myopia control devices. The research team also studies compliance monitoring and investigates a technique or device to monitor compliance during trial.
Required skills and job duty:
The appointees will assist the project leaders in the research project : "Clinical myopia control and prevention" The tasks include project development, study design/protocol, establish standard operating procedures, ethics application, experimental setup, data collection, data analysis and preparation of manuscript. Preference will be given to candidate who has the experience in the following areas: Optometry and Vision Science
Applicants should also have a good command of spoken Chinese including Cantonese. (may remove if not relevant)
Applicants for the Postdoctoral Fellow posts should have a doctoral degree or an equivalent qualification in Vision Science, Optometry, Ophthalmology, Applied Physics, Optics, Health Technology, Bioinformatics, or other related disciplines.
Applicants for the Research Associate posts should have a master's degree or a good honours degree with three or more years of research/relevant work experience or an equivalent qualification in one of the said disciplines from a university in Hong Kong.
Applicants for the Research Assistant posts should have an honours degree or an equivalent qualification in one of the said disciplines from a university in Hong Kong.
The appointees shall be working in Hong Kong. Overseas Postdoc Fellow is welcome to apply, the doctoral qualification awarding institution should be the top 100 institutions for STEM-related subjects in QS/Shanghai Jiao Tong Uni/Times Higher Education world university rankings. (details here<https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CvMCaVZsB--SeVGbioZHtqFcx7-UmQZl/view?usp=sharing>)
Applicants may contact Prof. Carly Lam (carly.lam at polyu.edu.hk<mailto:carly.lam at polyu.edu.hk>) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University or Prof. Deborah Jones (debbie.jones at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:debbie.jones at uwaterloo.ca>) of the University of Waterloo for enquiry.
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants are invited to send the application form (download <https://drive.google.com/file/d/16GzSQ4JHy3TnJsynR_ss8hFwvB7X1fxY/view?usp=sharing> here), CV and expected salary to the email career at cevr.hk<mailto:career at cevr.hk>.
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