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(6509)Assistant Manager/ Manager of Research Office

Guangzhou Guangdong, China

About Company:

The Convention on Exchange of Overseas Talents and Guangzhou Convention of Overseas Chinese Scholars in Science and Technology (hereinafter referred to as “OCS”), formerly known as Guangzhou Convention of Overseas Chinese Scholars in Science and Technology, has been successfully held for 22 sessions with the strong support of the national host ministries. The OCS will hold a series of events such as exhibition, negotiations, forums and salons to build a platform for communication and exchanges between domestic employers and overseas high-level talents.

Hosts: Ministry of Education, Western Returned Scholars Association (Overseas-educated Scholars Association of China), the People's Government of Guangzhou Municipality
Execution unit: Guangzhou Corkin Group Co., Ltd.
December 16-17, 2021

Main Forum
“Open Cooperation and Promoting High-level Strength in Science and Technology”

Smart Bay Area Talent Forum
2021 China Techfin Forum
2021 Bay Area Haichuang Lecture
Pursue Dream in Bay Area - SELF (Science, Education, Life, Future) Bay Area Science and Culture Forum
“Digital and intelligent linkage·innovative integration” – 2021 International Summit Forum on New-generation Artificial Intelligence and Digital Economy

Project Roadshows
Exhibition and Roadshows of the 16th “Chunhui Cup” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Chinese Overseas Students
China International College Students’ “Internet +” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Project Roadshow
Roadshows for Projects in the field of New-generation Artificial Intelligence and Digital Economy
Roadshows for Projects in the Field of Biomedicine
“Overseas Talents Gather in the Bay Area for Entrepreneurship” Roadshow for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Projects by Overseas Talents
Quality Roadshow of OCS Future Unicorns
Special Exchange and Promotion Activities for Provinces and Cities

Special Exchange Activities
“Night of Guangzhou (also Known as the Flower City)” Exchange Meeting
The Forum for Members of the Alliance of Chinese Students Studying Abroad Returning to China for Service and the Press Conference of Startups by Overseas Chinese Students with the Best Growth Potential in 2021
Technological Innovation · Women’s Power Theme Forum
Guangzhou Summit for Innovation Leaders in the Life and Health Industry

Exhibition and Talent Recruitment
The 100 Years of Scientific and Technological Innovation——the Exhibition on the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the CPC
Guangzhou Innovation Environment Exhibition
Domestic Innovation Environment Exhibition
Talent Project Service Exhibition
Western Returned Scholars Association’s Global Overseas Talents Recruitment Fair
Recruitment Fairs for Universities, Research Institutes, Large-scale Enterprises, Important Platforms, High-tech Enterprises and Industrial Parks
Recruitment Fairs for Strategic Emerging Industries and Key High-quality Enterprises

Field Visits
Enter the Entrepreneurship Park
Walk into High-tech Enterprises
Explore the Innovative Environment of Guangzhou
Learn more about the Industrial Development

Branch Venues
“Bay Area Dialogue”——the Dialogue between the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Tokyo Bay Area, New York Bay Area, and San Francisco Bay Area
Russia Branch Venue
Germany Branch Venue
Israel Branch Venue
Guangzhou Districts Branch Venue

Job Profile:

Job Title: Assistant Manager/ Manager of Research Office
Department: Research Office, HKUST(GZ)
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), (“HKUST(GZ)”), was officially approved by the Ministry of Education of People's Republic of China to enter the preparatory status in September 2019. Located in Nansha, Guangzhou, the campus covers 1.13 square kilometers and the first phase of construction is expected to be completed in September 2022. At steady state, the number of undergraduate and postgraduate students will reach a total of 10,000. Under the “Unified HKUST, Complementary Campuses” framework, the intended areas of focus in HKUST(GZ) will be thematic and cross-disciplinary in nature, synergistic with HKUST, a world-renowned international research university with innovation in her DNA. Four Academic Hubs (equivalent to schools) with 16 Thrust Areas (equivalent to departments) are now in place.

The Role
The Research Office is looking for an experienced Assistant Manager/ Manager for the research projects management. Reporting to the Vice-President of HKUST (GZ), the appointee will be required to station and work in the mainland. Frequent business travels between Guangzhou and Clear Water Bay campuses are expected. Chinese and English are working language of HKUST (GZ).

Job Details:


a. Responsible for overall management of the Research Office, including project administration, department staff management, internal regulations and procedures formulation and implementation etc;
b. Lead the team to provide substantial services for faculty and staff, and drive the efficient research project administration and rapid development of HKUST(GZ), involving the project application, policy research, internal activity organization, and external liaison etc;
c. Follow up the implementation of any tasks assigned by the Vice President.


1. A master’s degree or above with at least 15 year of relevant experiences in project management. Good knowledge on scientific research system of the Mainland and Hong Kong and working experience in related departments are considered a plus;
2. Excellent judgement and execution, strong ability to work independently and meticulously, self-motivated and responsible;
3. Excellent teamwork spirit and leadership, mature and smooth interpersonal skills, able to communicate and coordinate thoughtfully with different institutions/ departments;
4. Good written and oral skills in both Chinese and English.


This is a Mainland appointment, and the appointee will be offered a contract by HKUST Mainland entity in accordance with the Mainland labor laws and regulations. Appointment will initially be made on a 3-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please register and log in via this link: https://sc.hotjob.cn/wt/HKUSTGZ/web/index and search for the opening by Job ID or Job Title. Applicants should include a Resume in their applications, and could check their application status via the recruitment website. We thank applicants for their interest but advise only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

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