1. Senior Research Assistant(s) /Postdoctoral Fellow

1 position of (Senior) Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Fellow is opened to apply. The appointee will be involved in a project for MRI-guided robotic system for stereotactic neurosurgery. The position will be in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment that requires exceptional communication and problem solving skills. You will have opportunities not only to explore your practical knowledge in cutting-edge image-guided robotics, but also to learn advanced therapeutics/surgical treatment.

Job responsibilities:

  1. Lead a multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers for development of a MRI-guided robotic platform for stereotactic neurosurgery.

  2. Close communication with clinicians to provide solutions/insights and translate research/clinical requirements to concrete deliverables.

  3. Investigation into the technical feasibility and implementation of MRI-guided robotic system with extensive analysis and experimental validation.

  4. Oversee the development and validation of the surgical robot system.

  5. Assist the preparation of documentation including scientific research papers, technical reports, and grant proposals.

Job requirements:

  1. PhD in  Robotics, Mechatronic engineering, or related fields of study from either a local university, or a non-local university among the top 100 institutions for the relevant subject.

  2. Be legally permitted to work in Hong Kong.

  3. Strong mathematical/analytical foundation with excellent understanding of the practical applications of 3D maths and linear algebra.

  4. Strong understanding of Matlab, C#, and other high level programming languages.

  5. Experience working with Unity, or similar 3D engines.

  6. Experience working with robotic actuation, e.g. motors, motor drivers, encoding and closed-loop control.

  7. Experience in handling medical images (DICOM), including image segmentation and registration is preferred.

  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Native Cantonese speakers are preferred.

  9. Employment Type: Contract for 3 years.

Contact us:

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

Posting Date: 1 Apr 2021

Closing Date: Ongoing

2. Research Assistant

2 positions of Research Assistant are opened to apply. The appointee(s) will be involved in a project for an Augmented Reality (AR)-integrated MRI-guided robotic system for trans-oral laser surgery. The position will be in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment that requires excellent communication and problem solving skills. You will have opportunities not only to explore your practical knowledge in cutting-edge image-guided robotics, but also to learn advanced therapeutics/surgical treatment.

Job responsibilities:

  1. Join a multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers for development of an AR platform for effective MRI-guided robotic trans-oral surgery.

  2. Close communication with clinicians to provide solutions/insights and translate research/clinical requirements to concrete deliverables.

  3. Development, analysis, and integration of an AR platform with an image-guided surgical robot, including extensive experimental validation.

  4. Assist the preparation of documentation including scientific research papers, technical reports, and grant proposals.

Job requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Robotics, Mechatronic engineering, or related fields of study from  a local university.

  2. Be legally permitted to work in Hong Kong.

  3. Strong mathematical/analytical foundation with excellent understanding of the practical applications of 3D maths and linear algebra.

  4. Strong understanding of Matlab, C#, and other high level programming languages.

  5. Experience working with Unity, or similar 3D engines.

  6. Familiarity with AR SDKs such as Vuforia, ARCore, or similar tools.

  7. Experience with computer vision and machine learning is preferred.

  8. Experience in handling medical images (DICOM), including image segmentation and registration is preferred.

  9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Native Cantonese speakers are preferred.

  10. Commencement date of work to be 1st Feb, 2019.

  11. Employment Type: Contract for 2 years.

Contact us:

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

3. (Senior) Research Associate

Multiple positions of (Senior) Research Associate are opened to apply. The appointee(s) will involve in a AI/Big data project for healthcare applications. You will have opportunities not only to explore your practical knowledge in cutting-edge AI/Big data technologies, but also to learn advanced therapeutics/surgical treatment.

Job responsibilities:

  1. Lead a multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers to help development of AI/Big data software/algorithms for efficient diagnosis, therapeutics and surgical treatments.

  2. Communicate with physicians/clinicians, provide solutions/insights and translate research/clinical requirements to concrete deliverables/milestones.

  3. Investigate diverse algorithms/techniques, implementation, experimentation and technical feasibility to fulfill specific scientific purposes.

  4. Assist to prepare documentations including scientific research papers, technical reports, and grant proposals.

Job requirements:

  1. Master/PhD degree in Computer science, Information engineering, or related fields of study.

  2. Experience in software developments for machine learning/AI algorithms is highly preferred.

  3. Strong programming skills in C/C++/MATLAB/Python/R, or others related to AI/Big data applications.

  4. Extensive knowledge in machine learning and AI algorithms, especially in data mining/image analysis/natural language processing or others related to healthcare applications.

  5. Strong mathematical/analytical foundation, problem solving skills, flexibility in acquiring new knowledge.

  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Native Cantonese speakers are preferred.

Contact us:

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

4. PhD Candidate
  1. Mechanical design and experimental verification for image-guided medical robot.

  2. Real-time/intra-operative medical imaging processing.

Requirements:

  1. Applicants have to fulfill the requirements for PhD admission in HKU. Further detailed information can be found in: http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/rola/online-application-for-mphil-phd-admission.

  2. Background in automation, electrical/electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science etc. are expected.
    Demonstrated research experiences in robotics would be a plus (e.g. good publication record or equivalent experiences).

  3. Proficient oral and written English.

  4. Highly motivated, cooperative and passionate on robotics.

  5. Applicants interested in hardware development:

  • Proficiency in mechanical design using 3D model softwares (e.g. Solidworks/ ProE/ CATIA/ UG).

  • Capability of operating a wide range of manufacture systems, e.g. 3D printer, CNC, laser-cutting machine.

  • Substantial hardware and experimental experience is strongly preferred.

   6. Applicants interested in software development:

  • Proficiency in using general simulation softwares and programming languages, e.g. Matlab/ C/ C++/ C#.

  • Basic knowledge of control algorithms and data processing.

  • Experience in practical implementation.

  • Experience in real-time/intra-operative medical image processing or relative areas is preferred.

Working Condition:

  1. Supported by PGS (Postgraduate Scholarship), around 17,330 HKD/month.

  2. Outstanding research environment.

  3. Cutting-edge and challenging research projects for medical applications.

  4. Sufficient funding support.

  5. Corporation opportunities with universities, hospitals and industrial companies, e.g. Harvard Medical School, Imperial College London, King’s College London, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital (HK), Prince of Wales Hospital (HK).

Contact us:

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

5. Research Assistant in Centre for Garment Production Limited

Centre for Garment Production Limited was founded by the University of Hong Kong and Tohoku University in 2020 with a mission transform every days’ needs, aiming at utilizing proprietary artificial intelligence and robotics technology to re-engineer the garment industry, that is core and essential in our daily life, with an ultimate goal to increase production capacity, quality and work safety and provide opportunities to monitor and remote access for the offshore factories.

 

We build research initiatives and educational programmes in a multi-disciplinary approach aiming to enhance improving material handling and sewing capabilities, as well as designing other garments collaborative production and finishing processes by leveraging proprietary AI and robotics technology.

Requirements:

Applicants should have a Bachelor/ Master University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline. Good command of written and spoken English, and spoken Mandarin are necessary. Preference will be given to those with strong research background. Hands-on experiences would be an advantage.

Contact us:

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

Posting Date: 6 July 2020

Closing Date: Ongoing

Job Duration: 2 year-contract

Location: HK Science Park/ HKU

6. Research Assistant

Position of  Research Assistant is opened to apply. The appointee will be involved in a project for MRI-guided robotic system for stereotactic neurosurgery. The position will be in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment that requires excellent communication and problem solving skills. You will have opportunities not only to explore your practical knowledge in cutting-edge image-guided robotics, but also to learn advanced therapeutics/surgical treatment.

Job responsibilities:

  1. Join a multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers for development of an MRI-guided robotic system for stereotactic neurosurgery. 

  2. Close communication with clinicians to provide solutions/insights and translate research/clinical requirements to concrete deliverables.

  3. Analysis, design, development, and fabrication of the robotic system including extensive experimental validation. 

  4. Assist the preparation of documentation including scientific research papers, technical reports, and grant proposals.

Job requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Mechatronic engineering, or related fields of study from a local university.

  2. Be legally permitted to work in Hong Kong.

  3. Strong mathematical/analytical foundation with excellent understanding of the practical applications of 3D maths and linear algebra.

  4. Proficiency in mechanical design using 3D modeling software (e.g. Solidworks/ ProE/ CATIA/ UG).

  5. Capable of operating a wide range of manufacturing systems, e.g. 3D printers, CNC, laser-cutting machine.

  6. Experience working with robotic actuation, e.g. motors, motor drivers, encoding and closed-loop control.

  7. Experience in handling medical images (DICOM), including image segmentation and registration is preferred.

  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Native Cantonese speakers are preferred.

  9. Employment Type: Contract for 3 years.

Contact us:

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

Posting Date: 1 Aug 2020

Closing Date: Ongoing

Job Duration: 3 year-contract

Location: HK Science Park/ HKU

7. (Senior) Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Fellow

1 position of (Senior) Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Fellow is opened to apply. The appointee will be involved in a project for an Augmented Reality (AR)-integrated MRI-guided robotic system for trans-oral laser surgery. The position will be in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment that requires exceptional communication and problem solving skills. You will have opportunities not only to explore your practical knowledge in cutting-edge image-guided robotics, but also to learn advanced therapeutics/surgical treatment.

Job responsibilities:

  1. Lead a multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers for development of an AR platform for effective MRI-guided robotic trans-oral surgery.

  2. Close communication with clinicians to provide solutions/insights and translate research/clinical requirements to concrete deliverables.

  3. Investigation into the technical feasibility and implementation of AR design choices (e.g. registration algorithms, marker allocation) with extensive analysis and experimental validation.

  4. Oversee the development and validation of an AR platform and integration with the surgical robot system.

  5. Assist the preparation of documentation including scientific research papers, technical reports, and grant proposals.

Job requirements:

  1. PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, Mechatronic engineering, or related fields of study from either a local university, or a non-local university among the top 100 institutions for the relevant subject.

  2. Be legally permitted to work in Hong Kong.

  3. Strong mathematical/analytical foundation with excellent understanding of the practical applications of 3D maths and linear algebra.

  4. Strong understanding of Matlab, C#, and other high level programming languages.

  5. Experience working with Unity, or similar 3D engines.

  6. Familiarity with AR SDKs such as Vuforia, ARCore, or similar tools.

  7. Experience with computer vision and machine learning is preferred.

  8. Experience in handling medical images (DICOM), including image segmentation and registration is preferred.

  9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Native Cantonese speakers are preferred.

  10. Commencement date of work to be 1st Feb, 2019.

  11. Employment Type: Contract for 2 years.

Contact us:

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

8. Postdoctoral Fellow in Centre for Garment Production Limited

Centre for Garment Production Limited was founded by the University of Hong Kong and Tohoku University in 2020 with a mission transform every days’ needs, aiming at utilizing proprietary artificial intelligence and robotics technology to re-engineer the garment industry, that is core and essential in our daily life, with an ultimate goal to increase production capacity, quality and work safety and provide opportunities to monitor and remote access for the offshore factories.

 

We build research initiatives and educational programmes in a multi-disciplinary approach aiming to enhance improving material handling and sewing capabilities, as well as designing other garments collaborative production and finishing processes by leveraging proprietary AI and robotics technology.

Job responsibilities:

  1. Lead a multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers for development of high-performance modelling for fabric pre-sewing handling and folding  

  2. Close communication with team of researchers to provide solutions/insights and translate industrial requirements to concrete deliverables.

  3. Investigation into the technical feasibility and implementation of fabric handling robot system with extensive analysis and experimental validation.

  4. Oversee the development and validation of the robot system for fabric handling

  5. Assist the preparation of documentation including scientific research papers, technical reports, and grant proposals.

Job Requirements:

  1. PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, Mechatronic engineering, or related fields of study from either a local university, or a non-local university among the top 100 institutions for the relevant subject.

  2. Be legally permitted to work in Hong Kong.

  3. Strong mathematical/analytical foundation with excellent understanding of the practical applications of 3D maths and linear algebra.

  4. Strong understanding of Matlab, C#, and other high level programming languages.

  5. Experience with computer vision and machine learning is preferred.

  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Native Cantonese speakers are preferred.

Contact us:

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

Posting Date: 1 March 2021

Closing Date: Ongoing

Job Duration: 3 year-contract

Location: HK Science Park/ HKU

9. Senior Research Assistant(s)

2 positions of Senior Research Assistant are opened to apply. The appointee will be involved in a project for MRI-guided robotic system for stereotactic neurosurgery. The position will be in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment that requires exceptional communication and problem solving skills. You will have opportunities not only to explore your practical knowledge in cutting-edge image-guided robotics, but also to learn advanced therapeutics/surgical treatment.

Job responsibilities:

  1. Lead a multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers for development of a MRI-guided robotic platform for stereotactic neurosurgery.

  2. Close communication with clinicians to provide solutions/insights and translate research/clinical requirements to concrete deliverables.

  3. Investigation into the technical feasibility and implementation of MRI-guided robotic system with extensive analysis and experimental validation.

  4. Oversee the development and validation of the surgical robot system.

  5. Assist the preparation of documentation including scientific research papers, technical reports, and grant proposals.

Job requirements:

  1. Bachelor or Master degree in  Robotics, Mechatronic engineering, or related fields of study from either a local university, or a non-local university among the top 100 institutions for the relevant subject.

  2. Be legally permitted to work in Hong Kong.

  3. Strong mathematical/analytical foundation with excellent understanding of the practical applications of 3D maths and linear algebra.

  4. Strong understanding of Matlab, C#, and other high level programming languages.

  5. Experience working with Unity, or similar 3D engines.

  6. Experience working with robotic actuation, e.g. motors, motor drivers, encoding and closed-loop control.

  7. Experience in handling medical images (DICOM), including image segmentation and registration is preferred.

  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Native Cantonese speakers are preferred.

Interested candidates please email Dr. Angel Ng angelngs@hku.hk with their CV and covering letter.

Posting Date: 1 Apr 2021

Closing Date: Ongoing