Part-time Research Assistant in the School of Creative Media (Appointment for 6 months) [Ref. C/R/182/09]



The Overview Effect


Assist in programming, data visualization, data mining projects on extreme weather in cooperation with the Hong Kong Observatory; investigate the visual representation of large area ‘networks of networks’; and explore novel data visualization techniques for different stakeholders on climate change-related extreme events; and act as a general consultant to assist in data collection and software selection.


A good honours degree/Diploma, with experience in Blender, Unity, Processing, 3D Studio Max, and photo and video manipulation software.  Good communication skills; expertise in visualization of complex “Big” datasets and networks is preferred.

(Those who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.)

Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 30 March 2019.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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