Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

University of Hong Kong Department of Mechanical Engineering

Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering (14500)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

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 btschung@hku.hk. Review of applications will start from now and continue until June 20, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Apr 28, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:Jun 20, 2022 (HK Time)

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