DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING AND REAL ESTATE
Research Associate / Research Assistant (Ref. 21042104)
[Appointment period: twelve months initially, with possibility of further appointment]
The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project – “Smart and sustainable drainage network in Hong Kong using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques”. He/She will be required to:
(a) perform research tasks for the project;
(b) undertake training on specific scientific skills for utilization in the project;
(c) supervise and maintain the smooth running of data collection; and
(d) perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader.
Applicants for the Research Associate post should have a master’s degree in Computer Science or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline.
Applicants for the Research Assistant post should have an honours degree in Computer Science or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline.
Applicants should also:
(a) have at least two years of relevant experience in design, development and managing websites as well as web application for a variety of projects. Full stack developers will be highly preferred;
(c) have knowledge of API programming and be able to create interactive user interface, manage server-side scripting and application deployment on physical server machine;
(d) have good knowledge of web application deployment on any commercial cloud services, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Oracle Cloud;
(e) have good knowledge of AI/Machine Learning techniques and basic knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS);
(f) have strong problem-solving skills, good interpersonal and communication skills;
(g) be highly motivated, committed and able to work independently; and
(h) have a good command of both written and spoken English.
Applicants are invited to contact Prof. T. Zayed at tel. no. 2766 5812 or email for further information.
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.
Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email. Application forms can be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be addressed directly to Prof. T. Zayed (please state Department of Building and Real Estate on the envelope). The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.
PolyU 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.