Associate Research Scientists/ Research Scientists/ Senior Scientists

Hong Kong Science Park

Job Type

Full Time

Post Date: 

28 Jul 2021

About the Research Centre

Hong Kong Centre for Cerebro-Cardiovascular Health Engineering (“COCHE”) is a newly established R&D centre funded by the Innovation and Technology Commission. COCHE aims to build unique environment to conduct world-class research and foster interdisciplinary collaborations as well as to educate and train future generations of leading scientists and engineers in the fields of biomedical and health engineering with applications to the prediction, prevention, diagnosis, monitoring and treatments of cerebro-cardiovascular diseases. We are under rapid expansion and looking for an experienced Administrative Manager to monitor the Centre’s daily operation and drive continuous process improvement. This is an excellent opportunity as you will gain international exposure and work closely with leading experts from the academia and medical device industry.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities in at least one of the following areas/projects (Technical):

• Implement and establish innovative technologies for early detection and prevention of cardiovascular diseases and stroke
• Develop wearable sensors, flexible devices and mHealth technologies for the prediction and monitoring of CVDs
• Optimize the flexibility and fabrication technique of materials for high performance battery technology to power wearable and flexible devices
• Integrate facile and low-cost preparation technology into flexible bioelectronics
• Develop image-guided nano/micro Robotic system and close-loop drug delivery devices for CVD therapists.
• Participate in research projects to develop human intelligence and AI-based models for early warning system to predict cardiovascular diseases/stroke
• Design biosensing modules for biomarker detection
• Develop 3D ultrasound imaging, OCT, MRI vascular imaging, PA imaging, molecular imaging, physiological imaging, and multi-modal imaging methods
• Advanced microscopy and image processing and improve functions of cell separation, paring and manipulation
• Work with biologists and doctors to perform experiments and study CVDs on patients and animal models

Duties and Responsibilities (Administrative):
• Set direction for the Center and develop integrated strategic plans to fulfill the Centre’s objectives
• Formulate new concepts and principles and make critical decisions impacting the Centre’s operation
• Perform effective communication and act as bridge between management and research team
• Provide guidance to students, facilitate research activities and drive the projects toward the Centre’s goal
• Produce high quality publication and patents, and involve in international conference/ seminars/exchange programs/journals
• Build relationship within the community including medical device industries and hospitals, responsible for preparation of proposals and exploring fund raising opportunities
• Implement strategies in promoting the Centre’s moral and create a culture that encourages growth, innovation and flexibility
• Ensure compliance with regulatory obligation and procedures

General Qualification

• A doctorate degree with 5+ years of research experience and record of publications in relevant area. Candidate with less experience will be considered as Assistant Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Fellows
• Strong network and successful involvement within the community, experienced in commercialization will be considered first
• Experience in consultancy and professional development with contribution to the relevant fields
• Good communication, organization and management skills
• Responsible, innovative, good team player and able to work independently
• Highly motivated and ability to acquire new knowledge and skills
• Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese

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Application Deadline: Interview will start in early August 2021. All positions will open until filled.

Please contact Ms Xiaoyang WANG at 3525 1173 if you have questions. Thank you for your kind attention.