Research Officer, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
13 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2020
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 Electrical and Electronic Engineering (14300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Ref.: 502344), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or a closely related field. They should have excellent project management skills; the ability to work independently and in a team; a strong sense of responsibility and self-motivation; fluency in written and spoken English and Chinese; and good coordination, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in management and development of large-scale research projects is highly preferred.

The appointee will play a key role in supporting the establishment and management of a new research centre on the development of AI and robotics for the garment manufacturing industry. He/She will work closely with internal and external stakeholders, including overseas academic partners; coordinate multiple research projects in collaboration with different parties; prepare documents such as project plans and reports; and perform other duties as assigned. He/She may be required to work off-campus and work outside normal office hours and on weekends.

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 appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

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 commence as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.