Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Associate/Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Friday, 27 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 1 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering (14500)
Categories: Research Support Staff, Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow / Research Associate / Research Assistant (several posts) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 502732), to commence as soon as possible, but not later than July 1, 2021. The appointment will initially be made on a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Highly-ranked in the world, the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Hong Kong offers a full range of B. Eng., M. Sc., M. Phil. and Ph.D. degree programmes. With about 30 full-time faculty members, the Department is well-equipped with teaching and research facilities and support. Information about the Department can be obtained at

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree (for Post-doctoral Fellow / Research Associate) or a Bachelor’s degree (for Research Assistant) in Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering or related engineering disciplines, preferably with research experience in Materials Science and Engineering or Solid Mechanics, particularly in metals and alloys. A good command of written and spoken English is required.

The appointees are expected to carry out research work related to design and fabrication of advanced structural alloys, deformation and phase transformation mechanisms of metals and alloys, and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on December 1, 2020, and continue until May 1, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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