CENTRE FOR ADVANCES IN RELIABILITY AND SAFETY LIMITED

Centre for Advances in Reliability and Safety Limited (CAiRS), initiated by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, is established in 2020 with its operation located in the Hong Kong Science Park, New Territories, Hong Kong. The mission of CAiRS is to bridge academic and industrial counterparts to introduce and implement artificial intelligence methods and prognostic techniques to advance reliability and safety. The goal of the Centre is to improve reliability and safety of critical components and devices, products, systems and sub-systems designed, commissioned and/or manufactured by Hong Kong companies and enterprises. More information about the company can be found at http://www.cairs.hk.

  1. Postdoctoral Fellow (Ref. No.: CAiRS-R1/P4.2 - Hybrid strategies for AI-based safety assurance)
    [Appointment period: thirty-six months]

  2. Research Associate (Ref. No.: CAiRS-R2/P4.2 - Hybrid strategies for AI-based safety assurance)
    [Appointment period: thirty-six months]


What you’ll do

The appointees will assist the Project Leader and Programme Manager in the research - Hybrid strategies for AI-based safety application. The project will be involved in development and implementation of algorithms with artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics for safety and reliability in the area of “smart manufacturing and inspection”.

For the post of Postdoctoral Fellow, the appointee will be required to:

  1. conduct literature review on AI and data analytical techniques with the related application;
  2. design and implement AI and data analytical techniques;
  3. perform required experimental setup and simulation (both hardware and software);
  4. prepare and publish relevant research papers in high-tier peer-reviewed journals; and
  5. perform any other duties as assigned by the Centre Director or his delegates.

For the post of Research Associate, the appointee will be required to:

  1. conduct literature review on AI and data analytical techniques with the related application;
  2. implement data analytical techniques;
  3. perform required experimental setup and simulation (both hardware and software);
  4. prepare proposal and technical reports; and
  5. perform any other duties as assigned by the Centre Director or his delegates.

You’ll be a good fit if you have/are

Applicants for the post of Postdoctoral Fellow should have a doctoral degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a relevant discipline. They should have a good publication record.
Applicants for the post of Research Associate should have a master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a relevant discipline.
For both posts, applicants should also have/be:
  1. strong analytical skill with experience in data analytics, big data, and/or artificial intelligence (AI);
  2. proficiency in programming languages (e.g. Python, MATLAB, R);
  3. knowledge of computer vision;
  4. knowledge of corporate product development is a plus;
  5. knowledge and experience of reliability and safety area is a plus;
  6. well-organized, capable to work under pressure, and able to handle multi-tasking assignments in a multidisciplinary team;
  7. excellent interpersonal skills; and
  8. good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, with proficiency in Putonghua being an advantage.


Fresh graduates are also welcome.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr. Jeffery Chan at tel no. 2162 5118 or email jeffery.chan@cairs.hk for further information.

Remuneration 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please send a completed application form, together with a detailed curriculum vitae via email to careers@cairs.hk.

Feb 2022 

Deadline for application: Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled.


Application Guidelines

  1. Please return the completed application form, together with a detailed curriculum vitae, to the CAiRS by email to careers@cairs.hk 
  2. Application form can be downloaded from here.
  3. The CAiRS reserves the right to fill or not to fill the position. The personal data in relation to your application will be used by CAiRS to assess your suitability for assuming the position you are applying for, and to determine the remuneration and benefits package, if applicable.
  4. Please read the “Personal Information Collection Statement for Recruitment” before completing the application form.
  5. The CAiRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.
  6. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.
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