Scientific Officer



Scientific Officer (23240661)

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has built a central research facility, the Life Science Imaging Centre ( to support and promote cutting-edge neurocognitive studies across disciplines at HKBU.  LSIC is equipped with a high-performance 3T Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system that enables researcher to explore the structure and function of human brain.  A high-performing computing server has been set up to support MRI data analysis.  Applications are invited for the following post:


  • Provide technical and research support in cognitive neuroscience and other MRI related research areas, such as task-programming and MRI data preprocessing;
  • Operate and maintain equipment booking, and other administrative duties relating to MRI facilities; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • A master’s degree in sciences or other related disciplines (e.g., Psychology, Computer Science); 
  • Experience in conducting collaborative research with researchers and able to work in collaborative with a multidisciplinary team;
  • Good analytical, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); and
  • Experience in MRI or database/computing server management is preferable.

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two years.   Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to performance, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System. Those who are not invited for an interview 8 weeks after submission of application may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.