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Postdoctoral Researcher, Engineering

Smart Manufacturing Division

Ref: SMD526/22, 8350


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:

  • Assist to conduct the design, development, and evaluation of automation equipment, IoT devices, and optical inspection equipment.
  • Assist to conduct R&D works on automation equipment, IIoT devices, AI devices, robotic control systems, and optical inspection equipment.
  • Assist to provide consultancy services on industrial applications.  
  • Assist to organize and market new technology in local and overseas training, seminars, conference, study missions, exhibitions, and other technology dissemination events.
  • Travel to Mainland China and overseas occasionally for project implementation and new technology study.
  • Support ad hoc projects and assignments when required.


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

  • Doctoral degree in mechanical engineering, artificial intelligence, automation engineering, internet of things, manufacturing engineering, electronic engineering or related discipline from a local university.
  • Knowledge and skill in AI, robotics, machine learning, automation, system integration, IIoT, PLC programming, cloud computing and/or other related experience.
  • Working experience in technology research and development preferred.
  • Good command of English and 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.


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.