Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Associate/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering City University of Hong Kong, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Hong Kong

Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Associate/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. A/R/993/09]



Safety, Reliability, and Disruption Management of High Speed Rail and Metro Systems



Design models for guided waves (GW) emission and receipt, and track the behavior of elastic waves when they are propagating in the inspected plates and rails;
Develop simulation and perform necessary programming for the above inspection;
Design and implement laser-based sensors and a transduction system for GW-based inspection for high speed train rails and other targeted objects;
Carry out research work, on-site testing and assist the Co-Principal Investigators in all aspects; and
Undertake administration, teaching assistance and office-related work.



A Master's degree in Engineering or related disciplines plus at least 1 year’s experience. Sound knowledge of and practical experience in GW-related research, proficiency in MATLAB and/or LabView, good knowledge of and practical skills in mathematical modeling and simulation tools (such as ANSYS, Console and Abauqs) are required. Research or practical experience in railway inspection is preferred.


Candidates with a PhD and no more than 3 years' postdoctoral experience may be considered for appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow.


(For details, please contact the Co-Principal Investigator, Dr. Peter TSE via email at


Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.


Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].


To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 17 November 2017. Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.


City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.


Worldwide recognition ranking 49th (QS survey 2017/18), and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016/17); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).

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