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Postdoctoral Researcher, Artificial Intelligence

Smart City Division

Ref: SCD130/21, 2567


 Job Duties

  • Support implementation of government-funded project in the field of AI and robotics
  • Perform research and development assistant role which includes conducting the development work, collecting and analyzing data, developing intelligent system and algorithm, designing the mechatronics system, testing and commissioning as well as preparing proposals and reports
  • Learn and master application of different techniques or technologies including AI, machine learning, mechanical design, simulation, system design, mechatronics and machine vision, etc.
  • Support ad hoc projects and assignments when required
  • Occasional travel to the mainland China for assignments

Job Requirements

  • Doctorate degree holder from disciplines such as Automation, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Electronics, Computer Engineering, Information System, Artificial Intelligence or equivalent 
  • Working experience in R&D, government projects and patent applications is preferred
  • Knowledge and skills in programming, CAD/CAM/CAE, data analytics and artificial intelligence is a plus
  • Good presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Mature, self-motivated, confident and able to work under pressure
  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Candidate with “Doctoral Degree” would offer the post of Postdoctoral Researcher with much job responsibilities 
  •  Good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • 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 March 2021 to September 2022.



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 should submit application at the HKPC e-Recruitment System ( within 1 week from the posting date. 


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.

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