Openings

Current openings:

We look for highly motivated students and researchers to join usShould you choose to join LAMB@CUHK, you will work on high impact interdisciplinary research topics, ranging from optics and mechanics to biology and medicine. Positioned for cutting-edge research, LAMB lab actively collaborates with individual labs at MIT, Stanford, UIUC, Johns Hopkins and UConn in the US and Tsinghua U and Zhejiang U in China. After rigorous research training, Prof. Zhou will support students and researchers for academic exchanges with collaborating labs. Preferred academic backgrounds including but not limited to Biomedical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Precision Instrument, Control and Automation, and related areas. If you have an interest in joining our lab, please do not hesitate to contact the lab PI Prof. Renjie Zhou at rjzhou at cuhk dot edu dot hk with your CV and a short self-introduction to facilitate our communication. Currently, we have the following openings:

(1) The lab has a 2-year Postdoc Fellow position support by Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering. The candidates are expected to have a solid background in optics/photonics, especially in biophotonics, biomedical optics and biomedical imaging, as evidence by a strong journal publication record. We offer very competitive salary to successful candidate (up to 40-50k USD/year depending on qualifications). This contract is renewable subject to performance. The successful candidate will be appointed as a Shun Hing Fellow. The application deadline is June 31, 2018. Check here for more details. 

(2) The lab has 2 internship positions to graduates from local universities (i.e., Bachelor, Master or PhD degree received from a university in Hong Kong). The maximum monthly internship allowance is HK$16,000 for graduates with a Bachelor’s degree and HK$19,000 for graduates with a Master’s or higher degree. The interns are expected to focus on developing precision optical imaging/metrology instruments. Candidates with background in at least one of the following areas are highly encouraged to apply. (i) Imaging systems and image processing; (ii) Optical system instrumentation, (iii) Precision mechanics, (iv) Control systems, (v) Hardware and software programming. The positions will start immediately. Please send your full CV/Resume to Prof. Zhou. 
Check here for more details. 

(3) The lab has 1-2 PhD openings for Fall 2019 with full scholarship (~ 17,000 HK$ monthly stipend). Students are welcome to contact Prof. Zhou to indicate his/her interests, but official application procedures should be followed (click here for official application procedures).  If you have any questions regarding application requirements and/or filling up the online application forms, please contact Ms. Christine Ko at christinek at cuhk dot edu dot hk. Prof. Zhou will recommend exceptional candidates to apply for the prestigious Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) (~ 20,000 HK$ monthly stipend; conference travel allowance of 10,000 HK$/year). Before your application to HKPFS, please consult with Prof. Zhou first for eligibility. Click here for the past HKPFS workshop 

(4) We also constantly look for motivated undergraduate students for final year projects or summer projects with the prospect of joining LAMB lab as PhD students in the future

(5) Short-term researchers at different levels 

Why joining us?
(1) LAMB is a young and fast growing lab, and we focus on cutting-edge research topics in laser metrology and laser biomedicine to improve human life 
(2) Our Department is the first Biomedical Engineering Department in Hong Kong, and we expect to significantly expand and grow in the near future
(3) CUHK is one of the two comprehensive universities in Hong Kong that have medical schools; biomedical engineering research aligns well with CUHK's strategical focus 
(4) CUHK is a leading research university in China and Asia, and it is also well recognized internationally
(5) CUHK is a bilingual (English and Chinese) university, and we embrace different cultures and respect diversities (with a large body of international students from all over the world)
     
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