Technical Writer (Centre for Water Technology and Policy)

University of Hong Kong
Home-Based / Remote
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Posting Title: Technical Writer
Unit: Centre for Water Technology and Policy
Apply By: 31 Jul 2020
Location: Home-based/ Remote
Experience Level: 5-7 years

Purposes of this position
The Centre for Water Technology and Policy at the University of Hong Kong is looking for a technical writer, from as soon as possible. The technical writer will work with a team of researchers on an inter-disciplinary research project being undertaken by the Centre on behalf of an external client. He/She will help write and edit a set of case reports of varying lengths, with guidance and assistance provided by the research team. The technical writer will be hired by the Centre as a service provider and will be paid on a project basis. The rate of remuneration is negotiable.

About the Centre
The Centre for Water Technology and Policy conducts cutting-edge research on water science, technology and policy issues pertaining to the broader urban sustainability agenda. The Centre is dedicated to pursuing excellence in research and teaching on water policy-technology interface issues, and to reaching out to the larger community to stimulate discussion on salient research findings.

Qualifications
Applicants for this position should possess a master’s degree in an environmental studies-related discipline or water resources management studies-related discipline; with at least 5-7 years of experience in professional report writing and editing; a good track record in conducting research relating to urban water policy issues; an ability to work independently in a team setting; and an ability to deliver quality work with tight deadlines.

Application
Interested parties should send an up-to-date C.V., with available start date, availability for the period of July-September, 2020, and a writing sample to .