Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
16 Jan 2024
29 Feb 2024
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering (14500)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Assistant Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 523386  )

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driving research activities towards defined goals in specified timeline
  • Processing in experimental data analysis and management
  • Drafting proposals, reports and presentations relevant to the projects
  • Liaising with project collaborators and partners
  • Performing various laboratory administrative duties
  • Supporting various laboratory’s events & activities
  • Handling other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor(s)


  • A PhD degree in Solid Mechanics, Materials Science, Physics or related disciplines
  • Preferably with research experience in experimental micro/nanomechanics, in situ electron microscopy (HRTEM), semiconductor physics, and mechanical metamaterials.
  • With strong passion in conducting fundamental and applied research toward impactful applications
  • Fluent in English in both writing and verbal communications; clear and concise writing skills
  • Good time management with a strong sense of responsibility and research ethics
  • Mature, self-motivated, confident and able to work under pressure

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 1-year temporary basis or 2-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until Dec 10, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.