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Postdoctoral Researcher, Smart Processing and Advanced Material Technology

Smart Manufacturing Division

Ref: SMD072/22, 5707 


Job Description


Who we are looking for:

  • Creativity in new ideas and future focus vision. 
  • Collaboration with colleagues and the community at large.
  • Work Smart, Play Smart!


 What you'll do:

  • Participate in government funded R&D projects on functional material development for different applications (e.g. CVD diamond, hydrogen energy, graphene, etc.)
  • Identify R&D project ideas and assist in preparation of proposals related to advanced material technology
  • Support project prospection with clients and technology partners
  • Travel to Mainland China or overseas occasionally for on-site work and project implementation
  • Support ad hoc assignments if necessary


You'll be a good fit if you have/are:

  • Doctoral degree in Materials Science/Chemistry/Chemical Engineering or related discipline from a local university or world top 100 university
  • Research background with thin film, green energy and battery technology is a plus
  • Fresh graduates are welcome
  • Good command of English, Cantonese or Putonghua



1. Applicant may be considered for other positions if not matching the requirements of the subject position.

2. This is a position funded by the Research Talent Hub Programme under the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) to conduct R&D project from October 2021 to September 2023.


What we offer and What you’ll like here:

  • Exciting new technology development (e.g. IoT, 5G, LoRA, AI etc.) to actualize your creative ideas
  • Opportunities to work with our innovative and vibrant talents
  • Embracing work flexibility (including Flexi-work hour and Flexi-location)
  • Dynamic and energetic culture with smart outfits and sport shoes
  • Academic training scholarship to take your career up a notch 
  • Dental benefit
  • Medical benefits from Day-1 with extended coverage to dependent(s)


Apply now if you’re ready to take the challenge!  Do not miss this opportunity to join us to Create Value and “MAKE SMART SMARTER”!  


HKPC will take into consideration both the quantitative and qualitative requirements of the post when selecting the suitable candidates.  A competitive salary package commensurate with academic qualifications and experience will be offered.  The successful candidates will be employed on a fixed-term contract basis, which is renewable subject to appointee’s performance and the Council’s development needs.


Applicants are welcome to submit application at the HKPC e-Recruitment System ( in 1 week from the posting date.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.  


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Candidates not invited for interviews within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and the applications will be disposed by HKPC within 12 months.