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.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Electronic Engineering) (Ref. No.: CAiRS-R15/P3.4 - Use of failure models and Bayesian methods for real-time failure prediction and Uncertainty management)

The appointees will report to the Project Leader and the Centre Director or his delegate (currently Programme Manager) and perform research and related work in the research project. The project will develop advanced AI prognostic techniques for health monitoring and lifetime prediction of IGBT/SiC power modules.

The appointee will be required to:

  1. conduct studies of related literature and applied research;
  2. develop innovative methodologies, design experiments and circuitries for real-time data measurements of power devices;
  3. work with other researchers, plan and conduct research activities to achieve project deliverables;
  4. report research progress and results regularly to the project team;
  5. write and publish articles in high-tier peer-reviewed journals; and
  6. perform any other duties as assigned by the Centre Director or his delegates.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent qualification in a related field and must have no more than five years of post-qualification experience at the time of application. They should also have a good publication record.

Applicants should have professional background or experience in at least one of the following areas:

  1. Electronics circuit design, simulation, and testing
  2. Machine-learning/data science related research
  3. System/device reliability, and Prognostic Health Management (PHM)

Applicants should also have:

  1. good research and experimental skills;
  2. good interpersonal and communication skills; and
  3. good command of written and spoken English.


Preference will be given to those with background in power electronics research & development.

Fresh graduates are also welcome.


What you enjoy at CAiRS: 

We offer highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, in addition to the following benefits:

What you enjoy at Science Park: 

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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