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Research Scientist / Associate Research Scientist

NISI (HK) Limited, a premier surgical robotic start-up based in Hong Kong, is looking for high-caliber candidates to make significant contributions to their product development and manufacturing roadmap.

Job Description:

  • Identify research topics and perform research with the aim of promoting understanding of fundamental technologies related to the R&D of the Company’s products and roadmap;
  • Design and perform experiments and/or theoretical modelling, collect and analyze data;
  • Responsible for academic paper publications, technical media releases based on research outcomes of the research and engineering teams;
  • Drafting and preparation of engineering protocols;
  • Analyze competitive landscape from a technical perspective, including but not limited to patents, literature and emerging products in the market; and
  • Keep management and engineering team up-to-date in respect of new technological developments related to our projects.

Candidates are expected to fulfill most of the following requirements:

  • An honors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Bio-Medical Engineering or other relevant studies;
  • MPhil or PhD degree, with a proven track record in research & publication preferably in the following fields:
    • Robotics design and engineering
    • Mechanical or Electrical engineering (especially on design of precision electro-mechanical systems)
    • Finite Element Method (FEM) analysis – kinematics and dynamics
    • Control Engineering (such as control in 3-dimensional space, haptic feedback control, object detection techniques for mobile robot, etc.)
    • Other area that may advance the technical leadership of the company
  • At least 3-years’ solid research experience including publication writing in peer-reviewed journals;
  • Self-motivated, honest, reliable, strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Good command of English, Cantonese, and preferably Putonghua;
  • Excellent written English is a must; and
  • Applicant is required to submit copies of his/her academic papers and other published work; MPhil and/or PhD thesis shall be submitted for reference

Primary Working Location: The NISI Group at Hong Kong Cyberport.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please click Apply Now to submit your resume, including personal particulars, employment history, current and expected salary, contact phone number and availability.

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