PhD Student and Postdoctoral Fellow

Science Park

Job Type

Post Date: 

22 Jul 2022

About the Research Centre

Job Description

About the Research Centre

In collaboration with the CityU, the University of Oxford and the Karolinska Institutet, the Hong Kong Centre for Cerebro-cardiovascular Health Engineering (COCHE) was established with the support of the ITC-InnoHK Programme to develop new ways to tackle cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is the world's leading cause of morbidity and mortality. To address the most pressing health challenges caused by CVD, COCHE focuses on developing innovative technologies such as flexible and wearable devices, biomedical and molecular imaging, nano-biosensing, micro-robotics, healthcare AI systems, and other groundbreaking methods to enable early prevention, diagnosis and intervention of the disease. These technologies can reduce the human cost while also alleviating financial and social burdens on the healthcare system. Please visit https://www.hkcoche.org/ for more information about COCHE.

Description:

The Two PhD student positions will be officially registered at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and will conduct research at Hong Kong Centre for Cerebro-cardiovascular Health Engineering (COCHE, https://www.hkcoche.org . If interested, please apply through the following website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/sgs/home.

The two qualified Postdoctoral Fellows are supported by Hong Kong Research Talent Hub. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or closely related field. The appointment will be for 1-3 years (renewable) with monthly salary offered at HK$32,000 and medical benefits.

General Qualification

General Qualifications:

• Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related field.
• Expertise in any of the following areas: wearable and flexible electronics, signal and imaging processing, computational mathematics, machine learning and AI and nanorobotics, MRI, and interests in CVD applications is a must.
• Excellent oral communication and written skills in English, with good organizational and analytical abilities.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications:

Remuneration & Duration of Appointment

Remuneration & Duration of Appointment:

For the Postdoctoral Fellow positions, the remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits for full-time appointment include leave and medical insurance, etc.

Initial appointments will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to 1-3 years commencing immediately. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to performance and mutual agreements.

The application Materials that Should be Included

Application Closing Date:

Application Closing Date:

All the research positions in different areas described above are immediately available. Applications will be considered continuously until the positions are filled.

Application Procedures: Please send your application materials and indicate your current and expected salary to zt@tenoke.com by ccing to hr@hkcoche.org.

For enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms Grace CHEUNG at wycheung@hkcoche.org.

Additional Information/links:

Application Procedures:

The Application Materials that Should be Included:

• CV with a list of your publications.
• Cover letter with a brief summary of your relevant professional experience and knowledge, a brief description of what your academic interests are and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals (Maximum 2 pages long)
• Copy of the degree certificate(s) and transcripts of records from your previously attended university-level institutions. Translations into English if the original documents are issued in any other languages.
• 2 Representative publications or technical reports. For longer documents, please provide a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.
• Contact information for two reference persons who know your research work well. We reserve the right to contact references only for shortlisted candidates.