Openings

One postdoc position (supported by HKU URC PDF Scheme)

 

        Applicants must possess a PhD’s degree with a background in Biomedical Engineering /Materials Science/Chemistry/Physics/Applied Physics/ Optical Engineering/, and have demonstrated knowledge and experience in optical microscopy, optics, materials-biology interface, mechanobiology, and related areas. Technical experience in applying advanced optical microscopy and atomic force microscopy to cellular studies will be highly desirable. Applicants should be highly self-motivated and have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English as well as the ability to work independently. The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr. Zhiqin Chu.

        The appointee will be involved in a multidisciplinary research projects that mainly involves the bio-orientated applications of next-generation precision sensing and imaging platforms based on spin defects in diamond. Detailed enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Zhiqin Chu at zqchu@eee.hku.hk.

        A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

We are looking for PhD candidates!

 

        We are looking for PhD candidates who are interested in multidisciplinary research topics, and notice that we accept application for the PhD programme at anytime throughout the year. The successful candidates are expect to have backgrounds in physics, engineering, materials science or other related area. Particularly, the experiences on modern optics, light microscopy and scanning probe microscopy are highly appreciated. Expertise in quantum mechanics, solid state physics, nanofabrication, and nano-optics would be an advantage (but NOT required).

        There are many opportunities offered by HKU for PhD programmes in 2020-21, the fellowships/scholarships are as following:

        1) https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/apply.html

        -Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF) Scheme

        2) https://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/prospective-students/scholarship-funding-and-fees

        -HKU Presidential PhD Scholarship (HKU-PS) 

        -University Postgraduate Fellowships (UPF)

        -Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS)

        Interested applicants, who have commitment and enthusiasm to scientific research, are welcome to reach Dr. Zhiqin Chu (zqchu@eee.edu.hk, please reference “PhD application” in the subject line) for more information.

A joint PhD position

 

        We are looking for PhD candidates who are interested in multidisciplinary research topics, and notice that we accept application for the PhD programme at anytime throughout the year. The successful candidates are expect to have backgrounds in physics, and/or materials science. Particularly, the experiences on physical vapor deposition, magnetic materials, light microscopy and scanning probe microscopy are highly appreciated. Expertise in quantum mechanics, solid state physics, nanofabrication, and nano-optics would be an advantage (but NOT required).

        There are many opportunities offered by HKU for PhD programmes in 2020-21, the fellowships/scholarships are as following:

        -Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF) Scheme

        -HKU Presidential PhD Scholarship (HKU-PS) 

        -University Postgraduate Fellowships (UPF)

        -Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS)

        Interested applicants, who have commitment and enthusiasm to scientific research, are welcome to reach Dr. Zhiqin Chu (zqchu@eee.edu.hk) or Dr. Dennis Chi Wah Leung (dennis.leung@polyu.edu.hk) for more information. Please reference “PhD application” in the subject line.

We are always looking for Undergraduate Researchers (self-motivated) !

        If you are bachelor students who are interested in our research, you will have at least the following opportunities:

        -Final Year Project (FYP)-BME@HKU

        -Senior Design Project (SDP)-EEE@HKU

        -Student Research Assistant (part-time)-BME/EEE@HKU

        -Research Assistant (short term)-outside HKU

        … 

        Projects are available on topics including microscopy, nanophotonics, quantum sensing and etc.

        Interested applicants, who have commitment and enthusiasm to scientific research, are welcome to reach Dr. Zhiqin Chu (zqchu@eee.edu.hk, please reference “Undergraduate Researchers” in the subject line) for more information.