Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
03 May 2022
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering (14500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 512609), to commence on or before 31 July 2022 for up to three years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Robotics, Mechatronic Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related fields.  The position will be in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment that requires exceptional communication and problem-solving skills. Appointee will have opportunities not only to explore practical knowledge in cutting-edge image-guided robotics, but also to learn advanced therapeutics/surgical treatment. Prior R&D experience in medical robotics would be advantageous. 

Applicants should be highly self-motivated and have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English as well as the ability to work independently. The appointee will work within Dr. Ka-Wai Kwok’s research group, and participate in collaborative multidisciplinary research related, but not limited to soft robotic system for MRI-guided transoral laser microsurgery. The appointee will participate in large-scale collaborative research project with world renowned institutes for medical robot system development.

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. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Ms. Becky Chung at Review of applications will start from now and continue until June 20, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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