The University invites applications for the following positions:
The University invites applications for the following positions:

Post-doctoral Fellows/Visiting Scholars (Job ID: 3135)

Job level Entry
Education Doctorate or above
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Published On 20/10/2016
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Multimedia Technology Research Center (MTrec)

The appointees will work in a rigorous R&D environment to develop state-of-the-art technologies in one of the 3 projects: Wi-Fi technologies, Internet streaming technologies and Indoor positioning technologies based on advanced research results. The team will work closely with the related industries. This is an opportunity for the appointees to be involved in full software product life cycles, and to have exposure in a team-oriented working environment.

Two research posts (Post-doctoral Fellows and/or Visiting Scholars) are available at the Cryptography and Coding Theory Group in the Department. The Post-doctoral Fellow and/or Visiting Scholar will work on two projects on coding theory and related topics, which are funded by RGC.

Applicants should have already completed (for Post-doctoral Fellow), or be close to completing (for Visiting Scholar), a PhD degree in mathematics or computer science or electrical engineering. Applicants should have a strong background in finite fields, number theory, and combinatorics. (Closing date: Sat, 28 Jan 2017)

Duration of Appointment: Unless stated otherwise, the above positions will normally be of one year duration with a possibility of renewal.

Medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Sunday, 30 October 2016, unless indicated otherwise.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.