Technical Assistant

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UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF HANOI

TERM OF REFERENCE

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

  1. Introduction

With the aim of building an advanced model in the Higher Education system in Vietnam, promoting innovation and bringing the quality of Higher Education in Vietnam to a high level in the region and the world, the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) was established in 2010 in Vietnam. USTH is operated under the Intergovernmental Agreement between Vietnam and France, signed on November 12 2009 and the Decision No. 2067/QD-TTg dated December 9 2009 of the Prime Minister.

As an international public university with a new model of organization and operation, USTH is offering teaching programs in association with plenty of practical exercises and internships at USTH and our partners’ laboratories, such as: research centres, enterprises in Vietnam and abroad. USTH is strongly supported in the academic field through a French consortium of over fourty higher education and research institutions and by the French government. USTH plans to increase its student number and to develop strong interactions between education, research and industry.

  1. Objectives of the assignment

The PLMCC (Product Lifecycle Competency Centre) under USTH is a state of the art training centre that delivers basic to advanced level trainings on Dassault Systèmes PLM tools (Product Lifecycle Management). Dassault Systèmes is the leading company in PLM area in the world market. PLMCC provides dedicated training and course material on PLM concepts to prepare customers for virtual product development, covering 3D CAD, CAM, Simulation and virtual production processes in a collaborative way. All industrial areas are covered, including aeronautics, automotive, consumer goods and manufacturing. PLMCC is member of a world network with many partnerships with other institutions.

In 2018, USTH established a FabLab, an innovative space in order to enhance USTH training activities, small scale technology transfer processes, related softskills and internships for students at all level and all disciplines, and particularly emphasizing entrepreunerships skills of USTH students. USTH FabLab and USTH PLMCC are strongly connected at the software level.

USTH is looking for a Technical Assistant involved in academic activities related to USTH-PLMCC Department and USTH FabLab. This staff will be positioned as a member of PLMCC as well as Community Manager for USTH FabLab. .
 

  1. Scope of Work

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to the followings:

  • Contributing to the training programs managed by PLMCC
  • Contributing to other activities of PLMCC connected with industry linkages, follow up of students internships.
  • Taking care of practical functioning of the equipments of FabLab
  • Helping students to use FabLab facilities for practical internships or projects
  • Contributing to the academic involvement of FabLab with all training and research departments of USTH
  • Contributing to FabLab Community entrepreneurships atmosphere at USTH
  • Contributing to the global strategy of USTH regarding topics such as: training, research, innovation and technology transfer.
  • Performing others tasks assigned or required by the Heads of FabLab, PLMCC and the Rectorate Boar
4.Qualifications, skill and experience requirements
  • Having at least the Master degree and a minimum of 3 year experience in the fields of mechatronics or automation.
  • Strong knowledge of CAD / CAM / CAE / PLM software such as: CATIA, Solid

Works, NX,…. and numerical simulation soft wares such as: Simulink, Matlab, Labview, Modelica,…etc.

  • Teaching and R&D experiences will be appreciated.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory.
5. Application

The application package must be in English and contain:

Motivation letter Curriculum vitae

Copy of diplomas and certificates (if any) Recommendation letters

Deadline for applicants: November 30, 2017

Application package in can be sent in soft copy to hr_usth@usth.edu.vn or in hard copy to:

HR Department

University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (Vietnam – France University) Training and Service Building

Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

18 Hoang Quoc Viet St. Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam

  1. Reporting line

This position will work under the direction of the Heads of FabLab, PLMCC and the Rectorate Board.

  1. Place of Assignment

University of Science and Technology of Hanoi

Training and Service Building

Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

18 Hoang Quoc Viet St. Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam.