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Positions (posted on 17/5/2021)

Postdoctoral Fellows Opportunities in CUHK BME

Principal Investigator: Dr. Dinh Ngoc Duy

Project Title/Lab Name: Dinh Research Group

Abstract/Description: The Dinh Research Group at The Chinese University of Hong Kong has a postdoc position starting as soon as possible. Interested candidates should directly contact Dr. Dinh Ngoc Duy (ngocduydinh@cuhk.edu.hk) with a CV that contains education background, working experience, publication records, and a list of 2-3 referees. The candidate has opportunity to visit and conduct the research from collaborators of our network at The University of Cambridge, University of Sydney and Stanford University.

Job Requirements: The candidate should have a PhD degree in biomedical engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, biology, mechanical engineering, artificial intelligence or a related field. He/She should have published experience in at least one of the following areas: (1) Microfluidics, Organs/Organoids-on-Chip (2) Hydrogel, 3D bioprinting (3) Cell-based Experiments, (4) Animal-based Experiments for Drug Delivery, and (5) Bio-Hydrogel interactions.

Job Duties: Successful applicants will be expected to set up lab equipment, manage the lab, conduct the research, write the paper and grant proposal.

Contact: Applicants may seek more information from Dr. Dinh Ngoc Duy at ngocduydinh@cuhk.edu.hk and the lab homepage at https://duydinhng.wixsite.com/dinhngocduy.

Positions (posted on 4/5/2021)

Postdoctoral Fellow(s) / Research Associate(s) / Research Assistant(s) / Junior Research Assistant(s) Opportunities in CUHK BME

Principal Investigator: Prof. Raymond Tong

Project Title/Lab Name:
CUHK Jockey Club HOPE 4 Care Programme – AR (Augmented Reality) Rehabilitation Training System
Online AR Training Platform for the Elderly and Persons with Chronic Diseases at Home

Abstract/Description: These projects aim to develop and deploy a visual intelligence software product to facilitate physical rehabilitation for stroke survivors and the elderly. The objectives of this project are: (i) to facilitate better upper limb, lower limb and balance recovery on more stroke survivors and the elderly in society with the AR Rehabilitation System design, (ii) to undertake algorithm optimization for efficient execution, (iii) to develop more functions and improve existing system performance.

Job Requirements: (i) Major in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Engineering, Computing, Electrical Engineering or other related disciplines; (ii) Postdoctoral Fellow: a PhD degree in the above mentioned disciplines, plus at least one year’s post-qualification experience in the related fields; Research Associate: a Master’s degree in the above mentioned disciplines, plus at least four years' post-qualification experience in the related field; Research Assistant: a Bachelor’s/Master's degree in the above mentioned disciplines, preferably with at least one year's post-qualification experience. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Junior Research Assistant; Junior Research Assistant: Fresh graduates of the above mentioned disciplines. (iii) Strong self-motivation, a good sense of responsibility and problem-solving skills; (iv) Good communication (basic Cantonese is preferred) and writing skills; and (v) Good development and debugging skills in using at least one of the following languages: C, C++, C#, Python and JAVA. Experience in Augmented Reality (AR), data analytics, machine learning are preferred.

Job Duties: (a) assist in project as assigned; (b) develop visual intelligence software product, which is easy-of-use to customer and bring the best accuracy/performance; (c) test, release and improve software based on customer's feedbacks independently; (d) deploy and maintain the system in users’ homes and rehabilitation centres; (e) conduct clinical trials with unimpaired subjects, persons after stroke and persons with disability; (f) undertake algorithm optimisation for efficient execution; and (g) analyse data, write documents, papers and reports.

Contact: Applicants may seek more information from Dr. Jessica Yang at jessicayang@cuhk.edu.hk or Professor Raymond Tong at kytong@cuhk.edu.hk.

Positions (posted on 27/4/2021)

Postdoctoral Fellows Opportunities in CUHK BME

Principal Investigator: Prof. Jonathan Choi

Project Title/Lab Name: Bionanotechnology Laboratory

Abstract/Description: The Bionanotechnology Laboratory at The Chinese University of Hong Kong has two postdoc positions starting from June 1, 2021. Candidates with the passion to work on developing cutting-edge research in is highly encouraged to apply. The initial appointment is for 1 year, and it will renewed for another 1 year or more subject to satisfying performance. Interested candidates should directly contact Prof. Jonathan Choi (jchchoi@cuhk.edu.hk) with a CV that contains education background, working experience, publication records, and a list of 2-3 referees.

Job Requirements: The candidates should have a PhD degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, materials science, or a related field. He/She should have published experience in at least one of the following areas: (1) nanomaterials, (2) DNA chemistry, (3) cell-based experiments, (4) animal-based experiments, and (5) bio-nano interactions. For this call, priority will be given to candidates with a strong background in DNA nanotechnology, although interested candidates from these five above backgrounds will all be considered.

Job Duties: Successful applicants will be expected to work on developing DNA nanostructures for diagnosing biomarkers and for therapeutic applications. They are also expected to mentor graduate students and junior researchers in the lab.

Contact: Applicants may seek more information from or Professor Jonathan Choi at jchchoi@cuhk.edu.hk and the lab homepage at http://www.bme.cuhk.edu.hk/jchchoi.

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