Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
22 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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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 multiscale topology optimization and additive manufacturing of lattice structures in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Ref.: 500412), to commence as soon as possible for one to three year(s), with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in aerospace/civil/mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, computational mechanics or other related disciplines from a local university or a well-recognised non-local institution, which meets the criteria as set out in the guidelines of the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) at The appointee will work on a collaborative research effort to build an effective numerical optimization framework of the porous lattice structures for biomedical devices.  Knowledge of numerical modelling of solids and structures using software such as ABAQUS or ANSYS, and experience with programming languages such as Python, C++ or Fortran will be required.   Enquiry about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. T. Zheng at from the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology or Dr. X. Deng at from the Department of Civil Engineering who will work closely in this project.

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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an update C.V., representative publications, and contact information of at least two referees. Review of applications will start on July 6, 2020 and continue until September 21, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.