Research Associate / Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Associate / Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong, from as soon as possible for 1 year. Interested candidates should send their CV by email to Dr. Chi-Kwan Lee (email: cklee@eee.hku.hk). Candidates who are not contacted within 1 month may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Responsibilities:
– Architect and model new power converter topologies that achieve better performance.
– Design and build hardware of power electronics converters for use in energy storage and smart grid applications.

Education:
– Ph.D. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

Additional Requirements:
– Good experience in Model Based Design for Inverter control development in PSCAD / MATLAB(Simulink)
– Strong understanding of power electronics topologies (AC/DC, DC/DC & DC/AC).
– Good understanding of switching waveforms, high voltage power semiconductors (IGBT, MOSFET, SiC), gate drive and protection circuit design
– Solid understanding of the theory and application of magnetics (inductors, transformers) and capacitors (Electrolytic, film and Ceramic) used for power conversion.
– Proficiency with basic EE tools (Oscilloscopes, Network analyzers, Signal Generators etc.).

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Ref.: 2001800405

Applications are invited for appointment as tenure-track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (as tenure home) and the School of Biomedical Sciences, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department offers B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes. The B.Eng. programmes comprise Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (jointly with the Department of Computer Science) and Medical Engineering (jointly with the Faculty of Engineering and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine). The Department consists of 50 full-time teaching staff and has excellent computing resources, well-equipped teaching and research facilities and supports. Information about the Department can be obtained at https://www.eee.hku.hk/.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biomedical/computer/electrical/electronic engineering or a closely related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching.  A solid track record in research is essential, preferably in, but not restricted to, the following areas: biomedical engineering, medical devices and instrumentation, biomedical imaging, neural engineering, biosensors, biophotonics, biorobotics, drug delivery and therapeutics systems.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at recruit@eee.hku.hk and indicate clearly the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.  Review of applications will start from April 1, 2018 and continue until June 15, 2018

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

Closing Date: June 15, 2018

HKU website for more details: http://jobs.hku.hk/jd.php?id=201800405

Research Assistant/Associate (Computer Vision)

One or more short term Research Assistant/Associate positions are available in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. We are looking for candidates with background in the area(s) of Computer Vision, Computer Graphics and/or Virtual Reality to help develop methodology and perform computational experiments for 3D scene reconstruction. Interested candidates should send their CV by email to Prof. Y.S. Hung (email: yshung@eee.hku.hk). Candidates who are not contacted within 1 month may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Research Assistant/Associate/Post-Doctoral Fellow for Interdisciplinary Study on Nuclear Safety Governance, University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Associate in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong, from as soon as possible for 6 months.

The appointee will be involved in a 4-year interdisciplinary project, funded by the Research Grants Council-Strategic Public Policy Research scheme, titled “Effective Nuclear Safety Governance in Hong Kong and Guangdong China: A stakeholder trust-based model”. The project involves top-tier academic researchers spanning across the Faculties of Social Sciences, Science, Architecture, Engineering, and Medicine at HKU. Those who are experienced and interested in conducting innovative, interdisciplinary research are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have an MSc., Mphil, or a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science. Applicants should have experience in conducting public opinion surveys; experience in organizing and conducting focus group meetings; good journal publications record; and a good command of SPSS. They should also be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently. The appointee will assist in designing public opinion surveys, focusing on the topic of stakeholder trust in nuclear safety governance; organize and conduct focus group meetings; and be responsible for collecting data, conducting SPSS analysis and assisting in report writing. Applicants for the post of Post-doctoral Fellow must have a Ph.D. degree.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The candidate(s) will be working closely with Dr. Jacqueline Lam and Prof. Victor OK Li, Dept of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Applicants should send a completed application form, an application letter and an up-to-date C.V., providing details of your relevant research experience and sample publications, to Dr. Jacqueline C.K. Lam at jacquelinelam@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Please indicate clearly in the form the post applied for, as well as the field and level (if applicable), and the reference number. Closes 10 January, 2016.

Research Associate/Post-doctoral Fellow

Requirements

  1. An Mphil or PhD degree in Social Science, preferrably with a specific focus on environmental sociology or psychology, or in Environmental Policy in the area of energy risk governance
  2. Experience in conducting public opinion surveys
  3. Experience in organizing and conducting focus group meetings (preferred but not a must)
  4. Good journal publications record (preferred but not a must)
  5. Good command of SPSS
  6. Be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently

Duties

  1. Assist in designing public opinion surveys investigating on the topic of stakeholder trust in nuclear safety governance
  2. Organize and conduct focus group meetings
  3. Collect data, conduct SPSS analysis and assist in report writing

Background

Successful applicant will involve in a 4-year interdisciplinary project, funded by the Research Grants Council-Strategic Public Policy Research scheme, titled “Effective Nuclear Safety Governance in Hong Kong and Guangdong China: A stakeholder trust-based model”. Our project involves top-tier academic researchers spanning across faculties of social science, science, architecture, engineering, and medicine in HKU.  Those who are experienced and interested in conducting innovative, interdisciplinary research are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicant will be offered a 1-year contract, with possibilities of 1-year renewal.  Salary commensurate with research experience. Interested parties please send your CV to Dr. Jacqueline Lam at jacquelinelam@hku.hk

Postdoctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointments as Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Appointments will be made for a period of 2 to 3 years.

PDF posts are created specifically to bring new impetus and vigour to the University’s research enterprise. Positions are available from time to time to meet the strategic research needs identified by the University. Positions are available in the following areas:

  1. Computational Imaging and Inverse Problems (Email to Dr. Edmund Lam)
  2. Optoelectronic device / Material Growth (Email to Dr Anthony Choi)

PDFs are expected to devote full-time to research. Applicants should be doctoral degree holders having undertaken original research that has contributed to the body of knowledge. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Annual leave and medical/dental benefits will also be offered.

Application Procedures

Applicants must complete an application form downloadable from http://jobs.hku.hk/include.php?page=afm, which should clearly state which department, post and area they are applying for. They should also provide further information such as details of their research experience, publications, research proposals, etc. Completed application form and relevant documents should be sent to the Department by:

Fax: (852) 2559 8738,
Email: eee@eee.hku.hk,
Address: Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Chow Yei Ching Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Candidates who are not contacted within 4 months may consider their applications unsuccessful.