Caritas Institute of Higher Education

Research Fellow / Research Associate / Research Assistant (Ref.: 21/031/RA)

Caritas Institute of Higher Education
Posted on 14-Apr-21

Research Fellow / Research Associate / Research Assistant (Ref.: 21/031/RA)

Caritas Institute of Higher Education

Job Highlights

  • Research and Development
  • Programming knowledge
  • Machine Learning Technologies

Job Description

The School of Computing and Information Sciences ( at Caritas Institute of Higher Education is recruiting Research Fellow / Research Associate / Research Assistant for the following projects:

(i)  Establishment of Distributed Artificial Intelligence Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Research [Research on Machine Learning, 2 vacancies, Ref: UGC/IDS(R)11/19]

(ii)  Creating an Automatic Football Commentary System with Image Recognition and Cantonese Voice Output [Research on Machine Learning, 4 vacancies, Ref: UGC/IDS(C)11/E01/20]

Both projects involve academic and industrial values, and heavy study of Machine Learning technologies, including Deep Learning for engineering and scientific applications. The applicant must be interested in Machine Learning, with background and interest in Signal Processing, Video and Image Processing, Computer Vision and good at Python programming. Applicants who are good at C++ and/or with GUI programming knowledge will certainly have advantage.

Appointees taking up these Research and Development projects will (i) conduct Research and Development work on the production of demonstration systems at industrial standard and also produce high-level research papers in international academic journals, on the above topics.

The first project is on the establishment of a Research Laboratory on Machine Learning, and the second project is on Research and Development of Machine Learning Technologies for Applications, such as Automatic Football Commentary Systems.

Further Appointment Criteria:

For Research Fellow (at the level of assistant professor in research), applicants should have (i) PhD degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or in related areas with the ability to conduct research independently in the above subject areas; (ii) strong technical English writing skills as evidenced by prior technical publications; and (iii) good presentation skills as evidenced by prior experience to present technical papers.

For Research Associate/ Research Assistant, applicants should have (i) master degree or BSc (Hons)/ BEng (Hons) degree in the related areas or BSc (hons)/ BEng (hons) degree with 1st or 2.1 honors, with interest and studied subject areas in the above topics and (ii) strong intention to become a professional in Machine Learning. 

Note: For PhD holders with insufficient experience in the subject area or without a good related publication record may join the research initially as a Research Associate.

Application Deadline: Until the positions are filled.

Interested parties are invited to submit (i) an application letter indicating expected salary; (ii) an updated CV; and (iii) a duly completed application form (obtainable at, to the Institute Secretariat, 10/F, 18 Chui Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O. 

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
2 years
Job Type
Full Time, Contract

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week