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Prof. Anderson Shum

  • Email: ashum@hku.hk
  • Phone: (852) 3917 7904
  • Office: Room 7-25, 7/F, Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

 

Microfluidics and Soft Matter Lab

  • Room 3-28, 3/F Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam
  • Phone: (852) 2857 8616

 

Openings at Microfluidics and Soft Matter Laboratory at HKU

  • Open Positions: We are looking for motivated applicants at 
    - Final Year Project (FYP) - BME,
    - Integrated Capstone Experience - Mechanical Engineering
    - Master,
    - Ph. D. ,
    - postdoctoral level, to join the group. 

 

  • Projects available are on topics including emulsion-templated materials in droplet microfluidics, modeling of micro-scaled flows, nanofibers and biology in microfluidics. Interested parties can contact Anderson Shum at ashum@hku.hk
  • Both short-term visitors and long-term students are welcome.

 

Openings at collaborative centre on advanced biomedical instrumentation

Overview:

The research centre is collaborative effort coordinated by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) to be established at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) undertaking R&D projects. The aim of the collaborative centre is to develop completely new and disruptive biomedical instrumentation that will meet the growing needs in medicine and contribute sustainably to human health. 

Research openings:

1. Positions of Postdoctoral Researchers/ Research Assistants are available at Professor Anderson H.C. Shum’s research group. The job duties include designing and constructing the relevant devices and platform and performing proof-of-concept tests, drafting reports relevant to the project, liaising with projects' collaborators and partners, and performing other relevant tasks as assigned by the PIs.

 

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. degree (for Postdoctoral Researchers)/ bachelor degree (for Research Assistants) in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related engineering disciplines. Holder of a Master degree is a plus. Preferably with research experience in biomedical, particularly diagnostics-related projects. Fluent in English in both writing and verbal communication is required.

 

Interested candidate please send your CV to Professor Anderson Shum (ashum@hku.hk) for consideration.

Admininstrative openings:

Job Title:

Chief Operating Officer

 Job Responsibilities:

-        Responsible for daily business operations and preparing reports to the Top Management

-        Annual Plan and budget Plan handling and focusing on cost saving

-        Initiating, implementing and improving standard operating procedure, maintaining smooth operations

-        Tackling the daily problems and providing suitable guidance in order to optimize operational efficiency and effectiveness

-        Managing operational teams and monitoring all department heads and the Company performance

-        Improving the inter departmental communications to increase the productivity

-        Maintaining and building relationships with external parties (partners/ vendors) in all aspects

-        Representing the Company to join essential meetings

-        Preparing the launch of new product lines and making strategic planning for business lines (if applicable)

 Job Requirements:

-        Master degree or above, Major in Business Administration or Science is preferred

-        Minimum of 10 years’ management experience, at least 5 years in general operation management

-        Prior laboratory/ R&D background is preferred

-        Excellent leadership, communication, coaching and problem-solving skills, strong anti-pressure ability

-        Be integrity, fairness, impartiality with rigorous and meticulous style

-        Analytical mind and have work enthusiasm

-        Excellent in both written (English and Chinese) and spoken (English, Cantonese and Putonhua) languages (Fluency in Mandarin and English is required)

 

 

 

 

Job Title:

Senior Finance Officer

 Job Responsibilities:

-        Handling full set of daily and general accounting operations; such as AP, AR, Payment & Expenses, Data Entries, Cash Flow, Petty Cash and Monthly Closing and Reporting

-        Assisting Management in preparing the Annual Budget Plan, Semi-yearly and Yearly Financial Reports

-        Review banking and financial documents to analyze terms and business performance

-        Liaising with auditors for annual audit

-        Any other duties or ad hoc projects assigned by management

 Job Requirements:

-        Higher Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline

-        ACCA, HKICPA or equivalent is a plus

-        Minimum 3 years’ experience in financial operation and reporting

-        Prior exposure in both accounting firm and commercial sector is a plus

-        Experience in ERP of Microsoft Dynamics 365 is preferred

-        Well knowledge in MS-Excel

-        Ability to maintain high standard of work quality and attention to details

-        Good interpersonal skills, initiative, high degree of responsibilities and able to work independently

-        Fluent in both written (English and Chinese) and spoken (English, Cantonese and Putonhua) languages

 

 

 

 

Job Title:

Human Resources and Administration Manager

 Job Responsibilities:

-        Managing full spectrum of the HR & administration functions, including but not limited to staffing & recruitment, compensation & benefits, Payroll, performance management, and employee relations

-        Leading a small operational team to deliver day to day administration services

-        Giving advices on good human resources practice i.e. terms and conditions of employment, staff and the labor market, employee benefits, welfare facilities and the working environment.

-        Assuring the privacy and confidentiality of personal information subject to any legal requirements and the best interests of the employee.

-        Planning and controlling the budget for HR & Admin as per the yearly budget plan set out

-        Handling staff grievances, acting in a counseling role to individual employees and to advise them about the personal development and career opportunities

-        Practicing HR management to establish confidence and trust to solve the conflict which exists between the Management and the workforce in general or with individual staff

-        Following up all kinds of insurance renewal and claims

-        Planning and arranging staff activities

-        Ensuring a comfortable working environment, harmonious working atmosphere, and maintain the Company’s culture

Job Requirements:

-        Degree or above Major in Business Administration or HR related disciplines

-        At least two years hands on experience in full spectrum of Human Resources Management and Office Administration and in managerial level

-        Well versed in HK Labor Law and other related legislations

-        With laboratory/ R&D background is a plus but not a must

-        Good interpersonal, communication skills and with good follow up skills

-        Be a good team leader with ability to engage and inspire others

-        Proactive; meticulous and diligent to meet deadlines and able to work independently

-        Mature with high degree of responsibilities and strong sense of initiative

-        Excellent in both written (English and Chinese) and spoken (English, Cantonese and Putonhua) languages

 

 

 

 

Job Title:

Assistant Human Resources and Administration Manager

 Job Responsibilities:

-        Supporting manager in full spectrum of the HR & administration functions, including but not limited to staffing & recruitment, compensation & benefits, Payroll, performance management, and employee relations

-        Delivering day to day administration services

-        Handling staff grievances, acting in a counseling role to individual employees and to advise them about the personal development and career opportunities

-        Following up all kinds of insurance renewal and claims

-        Participating in organizing company events and staff activities

-        Organizing and arranging repair, maintenance and emergency services for the Company

-        Responsible for ad-hoc projects if needed and any other duties assigned by manager

 Job Requirements:

-        Diploma or above in Human Resource Management or related discipline

-        At least two years hands on experience in full spectrum of Human Resources Management and Office Administration

-        Well versed in HK Labor Law and other related legislations

-        Good interpersonal, communication skills and with good follow up skills

-        Independent, proactive, reliable, organized, responsible and efficiency

-        Smart, reliable, positive attitude towards job, hardworking and sociable

-        Excellent in both written (English and Chinese) and spoken (English, Cantonese and Putonhua) languages

 

 

 

 

Job Title:

Procurement Manager

 Job Responsibilities:

-        Developing, implementing and reviewing effective purchasing system for the Company across different departments

-        Identifying and evaluating cost saving opportunities, reliable supplier base and quality vendors

-        Leading complex procurement activities and ensuring compliance with the related policies and procedures

-        Interacting with users to determine best approach to supply market and with good quality of work

-        Handling tendering process with professional and high ethical standard

-        Negotiating with vendors on price and business terms

-        Drafting purchase contracts

-        Monitoring the laboratories equipment and service delivery and working closely with different teams for evaluating suppliers' submissions

-        Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records

-        Responsible for facility management, repair and maintenance for the Company

-        Any ad-hoc procurement related projects assigned by senior management

 Job Requirements:

-        Bachelor’s degree in business administration, purchasing/logistics, supply chain management or related disciplines

-        Membership or qualification from CIPS, ISM, etc. is a plus

-        At least 5 years hands on experience in procurement and tendering for laboratory equipment, materials or services

-        Experience in government, government-related entity or university is a plus

-        Experience in purchase contract drafting, commodity/category management and/or strategic sourcing

-        Good interpersonal, communication, negotiation skills and with good follow up attitude

-        Mature with high degree of responsibilities and strong sense of initiative

-        Excellent in both written (English and Chinese) and spoken (English, Cantonese and Putonhua) languages

 

 

 

 

Job Title:

Procurement Officer

Job Responsibilities:

-        Assisting in development, implementation review of effective purchasing system for the Company across different departments

-        Sourcing suppliers and maintaining lists of suppliers for all aspects of goods, equipment and services

-        Providing supports in drafting PO, handling supplier registration, documentation, expense claim in compliance with company policies and procedures

-        Coordinate closely with internal users and suppliers on order arrangement

-        Assisting in tendering process with professional and high ethical standard

-        Negotiating with vendors on price and business terms

-        Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records

-        Monitoring the laboratories equipment and service delivery and working closely with different teams for evaluating suppliers' submissions

-        Assisting in facility management, repair and maintenance for the Company

-        Supporting any ad-hoc activities assigned by management

 Job Requirements:

-        Diploma or above in Procurement & Supply Chain/ Business Administration or related disciplines

-        With more than 2 years relevant experience

-        Hands on experience in procurement and tendering for laboratory equipment, materials or services is perferred

-        Experience in government, government-related entity or university is a plus

-        Good interpersonal, communication, negotiation skills and with good follow up attitude

-        Self-motivated, proactive, detail-minded and independent

-        Good command of both written (English and Chinese) and spoken (English, Cantonese and Putonhua) languages

 

 

 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to 5-working days, annual leaves and medical benefits. Interested candidate please send your updated resume (MS Word format) with the job reference code if any, current and expected salary to ashum@hku.hk

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  All personal data collected will be treated with strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only. Our Company is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency.