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The Council is a trusted partner with comprehensive innovative solutions for Hong Kong industries and enterprises, enabling them to achieve resources and productivity utilisation, effectiveness and cost reduction, and enhanced competitiveness in both local and international marketplace. It offers SMEs and startups immediate and timely assistance in coping with the ever-changing business environment, accompanying them on their innovation and transformation journey.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Automotive
Postdoctoral Researcher, Automotive 
Smart City Division 
Ref: SCD028/21, 1604

Job Duties
  • Initiate and implement R&D projects in Automotive / Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics with focus especially on system and mechanical design
  • Support and conduct development work on system modeling & simulation and intelligent control system & algorithm as well as collect and analyze data
  • Design the mechatronics system, testing and commissioning and prepare proposals and reports
  • Lead and manage R&D projects and keep project progress on track to completion and ensure full compliance with project goals and Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) project requirements.  Report project progress and issues in timely manner
  • Organize promotional activities related to the projects such as study missions, presentation on workshops or technical seminars, etc.
  • Build strong partnership with industry partners and universities
  • Support ad hoc projects and assignments
Job Requirements
  • Doctorate Degree in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Mechatronics, Robotics, Automotive or equivalent
  • R&D Experience in automotive technologies, sensor technologies, computer science, automation and/or IoT communication technologies prferred
  • Experience or knowledge in any one of following expertise a plus:
    • Automotive system design
    • Mechanical design
    • EV Charger system design
    • Electrical system design
    • Building AI models in platforms such as Keras in Linux OS
    • IoT devices and/or Information Communication Technology
  • Strong analytical mind with problem solving aptitude
  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Applicants may be considered for other positions if not matching the requirements of the subject position
  • This is a position funded by the Research Talent Hub Programme under the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) to conduct R&D project from Jan 2021 to Jan 2023.
  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
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Post Details
Posted By The Hong Kong Productivity Council
Salary Negotiable
Payment Not Applicable
Location Hong Kong
Industry Information Technology
Classification Research / Laboratory : Energy, Laboratory, Other, Research and Development
Job Type Full time
Working time Shift
Working days Shift
Qualification Degree or Above

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Job Title:
Postdoctoral Researcher, Automotive
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