Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate / Research Assistant (CAiRS-R7R8/P2.1-2)

Centre for Advances in Reliability and Safety Limited


  1. Postdoctoral Fellow (Ref. No.: CAiRS-R7/P2.1-2)

 [Appointment period: each for thirty-six months]


  • Research Associate / Research Assistant (Ref. No.: CAiRS- R8/P2.1-2)

 [Appointment period: each for thirty-six months]


The appointees will assist the project leaders in the research projects - “Transfer learning for adaptive diagnostics and simulation-based analysis” and/or “Ensemble methods for individualized fault diagnosis”. The projects will develop a systemic methodology for effective fault diagnosis and decision-making. It is expected that the projects will focus on applications in railway or power utilities maintenance.



Applicants for the post of Postdoctoral Fellow should have a doctoral degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or an equivalent qualification in a related field and must have no more than five years of post-qualification experience at the time of application. They should also have a strong analytical skill with interests in big data and artificial intelligence.


Applicants for the post of Research Associate / Research Assistant should have a good honours degree or above in Computing Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field.


For both posts, applicants should also have:

  1. proficiency in programming language (e.g. C, Python, Matlab);
  • good interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • a good command of written and spoken English.


Preference will be given to those with research experience in machine learning and data science.


Applicants are invited to contact Prof. Edward Chung / Dr Siqi Bu at edward.cs.chung@polyu.edu.hk / siqi.bu@polyu.edu.hk for further information.



A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.



Please send a detailed curriculum vitae via email to careers@cairs.hk

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