Hong Kong PolyU Postdoctoral Fellowships Scheme 2015

Qualifications: Candidates must have been conferred/obtained the PhD degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution no more than three (calendar) years before the (calendar) year of application (regardless of the date of the degree conferment) or are expected to obtain the PhD degree within six months of the application deadline.

Period: 24 months

Salary: no lower than HK$25,000 per month

Application procedure: in his/her CV, the Postdoctoral Fellowship candidate should select up to five of his/her most representative research output items and provide a full list of publications/other research output items for the consideration of the Committees/Panel concerned. If the research output items are journal articles, the impact factor and the ranking of each journal in a discipline according to the latest database should be provided, if practicable. If there are different rankings in different disciplines, the disciplines should be stated. Accepted journal articles can also be provided, but the letters of unconditional acceptance should be attached as evidence. If the candidate is not the first or second author of a journal paper listed in his/her CV, explanation for how he/she is the main contributor should be given.

Application deadline: 18 December 2015

Contact: Dr. Haibo Hu

Looking for PhD Student, Research Assistant or Postdoc

The Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University has openings for several PhD students, research assistants or postdocs in the field of Information Security. The detailed requirements are as follows:
1. Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Engineering in well-known universities. Preferences are given to applicants with research experience in network security, cryptography, and/or data privacy.
2. Strong programming skills in common languages such as Java, C++, and C#. Preferences are given to applicants with experience in crypto libraries.
3. Strong communication/reading/writing skills in English. Preferences are given to applicants who score 90+ in TOEFL (iBT) or 6.5+ in IELTS.
Remuneration is competitive and depends on individual applicant’s qualification. For research assistants or postdocs, the initial contract is 1-2 years and renewable subject to mutual agreement and funding availability. For PhD students, those who are awarded Hong Kong PhD Fellowships (HKPFS) can receive 20k HKD monthly and other matching benefits by the university/department.
Those interested please send your CV, publication, and/or transcripts to Dr. Haibo Hu at haibo.hu@polyu.edu.hk
Further information:
1. Dr. Haibo Hu’s website: www.haibohu.org or www.eie.polyu.edu.hk/~haibohu
2. Information about HKPFS application with Hong Kong Polytechnic University: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/ro/hkphd-fellowship/en/