[robotics-worldwide] [JOBS] Positions opening for Postdoctoral/Research Associate at HKU

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Sun Jul 19 23:33:05 PDT 2015

[JOBS] Positions opening for Postdoctoral/Research Associate at HKU

Position overview:
We seek for a research associate or postdoctoral candidate with strong
interests and experience in robotics in particular for medical applications. 

Roles and Responsibilities:
•	It primarily involves mechanical design, fabrication and experimental
validation of a series of prototypes. Accordingly, applicants should have an
extensive relevant background, e.g. excellent knowledge of novel mechanism
and mechanical design, and machinery, assembly and rapid prototyping.
•	Working with vendors and sourcing components with the aim to fabricate
non-standard parts.
•	Successful applicants can expect to obtain experience in grant project
management, student supervision and proposal writing, as well as the wide
collaborations with other academic institutes, hospitals and industry.

Skill/Job requirements:
•	Applicants with background in mechanical engineering, electronic
engineering or automation are encouraged to apply.
•	Proficiency in designing and optimizing 3D models of robot mechanical
parts and assemblies using Solidworks/ProE/CATIA/UG.
•	Candidates with a knack for mechanical design are preferable. 
•	Substantial hardware and experimental experience is strongly preferred.
•	Ability to troubleshoot/repair/maintain a wide range of mechanical
systems, e.g. 3D printer.
•	Excellent written and spoken English skills are essential.
•	Highly motivated and enthusiastic about robotics.

Interested applicants should send your CV and relevant supporting materials
(optional: a cover letter briefly describing your background and career
plans, copies of up to 5 significant publications) to Dr. Kwok
<kwokkw at hku.hk>, stating “[Application] (Name) from (Department,
University/Company)”  in the subject of the email.

Dr. Ka-Wai Kwok
B.Eng, MPhil (CUHK), DIC, PhD (Imp Lond) 
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 
The University of Hong Kong
7-06 Haking Wong Building, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Email: kwokkw at hku.hk
Tel: +852-2859-2636
Web: http://web.hku.hk/~kwokkw/index.html

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