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Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation Centre Limited (“ABIC”) is collaborative effort coordinated by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) undertaking R&D projects at the Hong Kong Science Park. The aim of the Centre is to develop new and disruptive biomedical instrumentation that will meet the growing needs in medicine and contribute sustainably to human health. 

We hope to work together to build a first-rate Hong-Kong-based laboratory for medical instrumentation, innovate the best technologies for precision medicine and bring the benefits to all. To achieve our goals, we are dedicated to invite passionate and high-calibre talents to join us. Interest candidates please send your CV or enquiries to hr@abic.hk.

The current job opportunities are as follows:

Research Assistant I/II (Ref.: H01/2022/082)
Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2022/081)
Research Assistant Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2023/011)
Research Assistant Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2023/012)
Product Development Engineer (Ref.: H01/2023/091)
Senior Technical Officer/Technical Officer (Ref.: H01/2023/101) 
Chief Commercial Officer (Ref.: H01/2024/052)

Job Title:

Product Development Engineer (H01/2023/091) ,

Applications are invited for appointment as Product Development Engineer (Ref.: H01/2023/091), on a fixed-term basis for the full-time appointment.

 

Job Responsibilities:

• Guide individual project owners to translate their ideas into a MVP; take lead on design and prototyping
• Recommend appropriate solutions to tackle with technical challenges
• Define technical specification of the products; and suggest product development roadmaps
• Work with the right partners such as CDMO for product accreditation (FDA/ NMPA/ FCC/ CE/ CCC etc)
• Identify and manage the supply chain to enable mass production
• Manage expectations with both internal and external stakeholders
Skills and Requirements:
• Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Science or equivalent with at least 3 years of relevant experience
• Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Good coordination, and problem solving skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team

The appointee may be required to perform other duties as assigned, and work outside normal office hours and on weekends.

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

The Centre only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should submit an up-to-date C.V. to hr@abic.hk. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and until the post is filled.

The personal data provided in your application process will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. The personal data may be transferred and disclosed to, and used by HKU Innovation Holdings Limited and The University of Hong Kong for the above purposes.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to hr@abic.hk.

 


Job Title:

Research Assistant I/II (Ref.: H01/2022/082)

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant I/II (Ref.: H01/2022/082) for innovative research projects in the themes of Screening Tests / Personalized Companion Diagnostics / Strategic Therapeutics Approaches / Advanced Medical Device Components based at the Hong Kong Science Park.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Driving research activities towards defined goals in specified timeline
  • Processing in data analysis and management
  • Drafting reports and presentations relevant to the projects
  • Liaising with project collaborators and partners
  • Performing various laboratory administrative duties
  • Supporting various Centre’s events & activities
  • Handling other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor(s)

Skills and Requirements:

  • Field of Study: Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Biology, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines. Holder of a Master’s degree will be considered as Research Associate
  • Fresh graduates with outstanding academic achievement and strong passion in applied research of biomedical instrumentation will also be considered
  • Fluent in English in both writing and verbal communications; clear and concise writing skills
  • Good time management with a strong sense of responsibility and research ethics
  • Self-motivated team player who can be assertive to achieve results

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

 


Job Title:

Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2022/081)

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2022/081) for innovative research projects in the themes of Screening Tests / Personalized Companion Diagnostics / Strategic Therapeutics Approaches / Advanced Medical Device Components based at the Hong Kong Science park.

Job Description:

  • Leading project prospection with collaborators and technology partners, and undertaking follow-up actions
  • Providing technical solutions for ongoing R&D projects
  • Translating research outcomes into real use cases and commercially viable applications
  • Writing reports relevant to the projects, preparing paper publications and presentations and patent filing, as well as delivering convincing technical pitches to collaborators and partners
  • Handling other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor(s)

 

Skills and Requirements:

 

  • Field of Study: PhD degree in Applied Biology, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines
  • Preferably with research experience in above mentioned four themes
  • With strong passion in conducting applied research of biomedical instrumentation
  • Fluent in English in both writing and verbal communications; clear and concise writing skills
  • Good time management with a strong sense of responsibility and research ethics
  • Mature, self-motivated, confident and able to work under pressure

 


Job Title:

Research Assistant Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2023/011)

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2023/011) for innovative research projects in the theme of Advanced Medical Device Components based at the Hong Kong Science Park.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Driving research activities towards defined goals in specified timeline
  • Processing in data analysis and management
  • Drafting reports and presentations relevant to the projects
  • Liaising with project collaborators and partners
  • Performing various laboratory administrative duties
  • Supporting various Centre’s events & activities
  • Handling other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor(s)

Skills and Requirements:

  • Field of Study: PhD degree in Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related disciplines
  • Preferably with research experience in transistor fabrications, flexible electronics, sensors.
  • With strong passion in conducting applied research in device physics
  • Fluent in English in both writing and verbal communications; clear and concise writing skills
  • Good time management with a strong sense of responsibility and research ethics
  • Mature, self-motivated, confident and able to work under pressure

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

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, with information on current/expected remuneration and availability, to pklc@hku.hk. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and until the posts are filled.

 


Job Title:

Research Assistant Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2023/012)

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: H01/2023/012) for innovative research projects in the theme of Advanced Medical Device Components based at the Hong Kong Science Park.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Driving research activities towards defined goals in specified timeline
  • Processing in data analysis and management
  • Drafting reports and presentations relevant to the projects
  • Liaising with project collaborators and partners
  • Performing various laboratory administrative duties
  • Supporting various Centre’s events & activities
  • Handling other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor(s)

Skills and Requirements:

  • Field of Study: PhD degree in Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related disciplines
  • Preferably with research experience in neural probes, flexible electronics, image processing, microfabrication.
  • With strong passion in conducting applied research of biomedical devices
  • Fluent in English in both writing and verbal communications; clear and concise writing skills
  • Good time management with a strong sense of responsibility and research ethics
  • Mature, self-motivated, confident and able to work under pressure

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

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, with information on current/expected remuneration and availability, to pklc@hku.hk. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and until the posts are filled.

 


Job Title:

Senior Technical Officer/Technical Officer (Ref.: H01/2023/101) 

Job Responsibilities:

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science or related disciplines. They should have a good command of written and spoken Chinese and English; good coordination, organizational and problem-solving skills; be highly motivated with a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to work independently and in a team. Knowledge in equipment setup or chemical handling would be an added advantage. Fresh graduates with an interest in this post are also welcome to apply.


The appointee will be responsible for supporting daily operations of laboratories (including cleanroom), with on-job training to be provided, duties including but not limited to:

I. manage laboratories and ensure its safety;

II. purchase and repair equipment;

III. provide equipment operation training and safety training to laboratory users;

IV. coordinate with the safety office on chemical handling and disposal protocols; and

V. perform any other duties as assigned.

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

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, with information on current/expected remuneration and availability, to pklc@hku.hk. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and until the posts are filled.

 


Job Title:

Chief Commercial Officer (Ref.: H01/2024/052)

Job Responsibilities:

 

Candidates should possess:

  • University degree in a field related to biotechnology and biomedical instrumentation, an additional MBA/ EMBA degree highly preferred;
  • 10-15 years of post-qualification professional experience, with at least 5 years of senior management experience;
  • Solid hands-on experience in managing the entire startup lifecycle using university-invented technologies, including company formation, technology transfer and commercial scale-up;
  • Successful experience in commercializing biomedical engineering technologies highly desirable;
  • Hands-on experience in handling patent prosecution, IP asset transactions and defending IP rights via arbitration or litigation;
  • Operational experience in setting up and running companies in China’s Greater Bay Area preferred;
  • Solid commercial and people management experience in both enterprise-facing and consumer-facing products or services, covering publicity and PR management, advertising and marketing communications, sales team management, dealership management, etc.;
  • Experience in managing companies through the incubation/ acceleration programmes of Hong Kong Science Park and Cyberport an advantage, with hands-on experience in the admission, assessment and operation processes;
  • Strong networks with venture capitalists in Hong Kong and overseas that invest in seed stage, series pre-A or series A companies;
  • Proven experience and relationships with government/ quasi-government bodies and NGOs;
  • Excellent command of English and Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese).

Strong preference will be given to candidates who meet all the above requirements, but we also welcome applications from individuals who possess a combination of relevant skills, experience, and potential.

The appointee will report to the Managing Director of ABIC and lead the Centre’s commercial efforts in building technology ventures, running commercial operations with the private sector, negotiating with Hong Kong, Mainland China and international organizations to drive innovation ecosystems, providing expertise to operate an enabling platform which helps accelerate and coordinates the development of start-up companies that use the Centre’s technologies, and nurturing young talents who will run and lead technology businesses. He/she will also work closely with internal and external stakeholders including academic partners, government departments and legal/ financial professionals; and perform other duties as assigned. He/She may be required to work outside normal office hours and on weekends. Business travels will be required. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and maybe a written test as well.

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

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, with information of current/expected remuneration and availability, to hr@abic.hk.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until May 16, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


The personal data provided in your application process will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purpose. The personal data may be transferred and disclosed to, and used by HKU Innovation Holdings Limited and The University of Hong Kong for the above purposes. 

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.