Research Assistant Professor

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

October 9, 2022


Research Assistant Professor - (220002B4)


Department/Unit: Department of Electronic Engineering Closing Date: Until the post is filled

The Department is seeking outstanding candidates for Research Assistant Professorship.

RESEARCH AREA OF INTEREST Medical Robotics, Image-Guided Procedures, AI, Perception & Applications: Particularly, the main areas of interest include AI-assisted endomicroscopic procedures, Medical Image Processing, biorobotics & intelligent systems, multisensory perception, AI learning and control in image-guided procedures, medical mechatronics, continuum, and soft flexible robots and sensors, deployable motion generation, compliance modulation/sensing, cooperative and context-aware flexible/soft sensors/actuators in human environments. The scholars will have opportunities to work with an interdisciplinary team consisting of clinicians and researchers from robotics, AI & perception, imaging, and medicine.

Applicants should have:

(a) a Ph.D. degree in robotics, AI, Computer Science/Engineering, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering, medical physics, automation, or mechatronics background;

(b) preferably proven expertise in AI/robots/sensors, instrumentation, intelligent systems, magnetic actuation, ROS, general purpose robotic control;

(c) fluency in written and spoken English, good organizational skills, the ability to work independently, a strong sense of responsibility, and self- motivation;

(d) outstanding academic records/publications or recognitions from worldwide top-ranking institutes;

(e) postdoctoral experience or equivalent qualification;

(f) in-depth research and clear teaching statements; and

(g) preferably though not compulsory successful records in securing research grants and teaching records.

The appointee will work closely with faculty members who sponsor the Research Assistant Professor in the Department to enhance the existing strengths. The appointee is expected to:

(a) be able to have top-tier research outputs and apply for RGC GRF grants and similar external competitive grants;

(b) undertake light teaching duties at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and

(c) provide service at departmental, faculty and/or university levels.

HOW TO APPLY To apply, please upload full resume, copies of academic credentials, publication list with soft copies of 5 most representative publications, details of courses taught and evaluation results (if available), a research plan, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information of three to five referees.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.

Further information about the Department is available at https:// www.


: Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic Posts


: Department of Electronic Engineering

Unposting Date

: Ongoing

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