We are recruiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Assistant, and (Junior) Engineer. Please find the details below.

We are in interdisciplinary research team that focuses on medical robotics technology at small scales. We are currently looking for Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Assistant in the direction of Miniature Surgical Tools. We focus on development of new endoscopic/laparoscopic surgical tools and miniaturization of the developed surgical tools for minimally invasive surgery. Our group has tight collaboration with the Department of Surgery in CUHK and the Multi-scale Medical Robotics Center in Science Park. 


The appointee(s) will be responsible to assist the research team for

(a) Design and development of endoscopic/laparoscopic surgical tools;
(b) Structural optimization and miniaturization of the surgical tools;
(c) Fabrication of the prototypes, and their performance and safety testing;
(d) Performing tests and experiments in campus and clinical sites. He/she will work collaboratively with other research staff and students in both the engineering team and the biological experiment team.
(e) Undertaking other ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the research team.

The appointee(s) will work with the research team and clinical collaborators for further R&D of the technology and clinical trials.


1. Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or other related disciplines.
2. Experience in development of surgical tools, fabrication of miniature devices/tools, and/or related industrial experience will be advantageous.
3. Good track record of high-quality research/ project; and
4. Good communication skills and the ability to work independently.

Interested applicants please email your Cover Letter AND CV to Prof. Chan at [email protected].