Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Wednesday, 31 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 31 July 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: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointments as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 503597), to commence on or before July 31, 2021 for up to three years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Robotics, Mechatronic Engineering, or related fields of study from either a local university or a non-local university among the top 100 institutions for the relevant subject. Applicants should have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, be highly self-motivated and capable of working independently. Given the dynamic and multidisciplinary environment, exceptional communication and problem-solving skills will be required. Past experience in medical robotics would be desirable.

The appointee will have the opportunities not only to explore practical knowledge in cutting-edge image-guided robotics, but also to learn advanced therapeutics/surgical treatment. He/She will work under supervision of Dr. Ka-Wai Kwok. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Ms. Becky Chung at

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 as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.