THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Monday, 11 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 27 December 2021
Ref
508520
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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 Orthopaedics and Traumatology (21000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Ref.: 508520), to commence as soon as possible for one to three year(s).

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in computer science, information technology, electrical engineering or a related field from an institution which meets the criteria as set out in the guidelines of the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) at https://www.itf.gov.hk/filemanager/publication/en/upload/1234/RTH-SPC%20Guide_en_Mar%202021.pdf.  They should be familiar with Unix/Linux operating system, data structure and Algorithms; be proficient in programming languages such as Java, Python, C++ or Go; and preferably have experience in IT application software, Internet software, IOS/Android and other related product development.  Familiarity with front-end or back-end development technologies and database related applications, such as JavaScript, AS, AJAX, HTML5, CSS, Database, PHP, Java, as well as a track record of publications in recognized learning-related conferences or journals are advantages.

Applicants should also have strong interests in medical applications, software and platform development as well as strong technical knowledge and skills in one or more of the following fields: deep learning/machine learning, natural language processing, computer graphics, motion analysis, ML system.  They should be able to work independently and willing to cooperate; be keen on new technologies; and possess good analytical, problem solving and communication skills and strong learning initiatives.  Experience in scientific publications and competitive grants application is desirable.  The appointee is expected to conduct interdisciplinary research and work with the Department’s surgeons to develop clinical applications for doctors and patients.   They may also be required to perform research administrative duties.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on November 1, 2021 and continue until December 27, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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