Job ref no.: 220629010
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Engineer / Associate Engineer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Engineer / Associate Engineer (Ref. 220629010)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) provide technical support to research, teaching and learning activities, and consultancy work;

(b) source, develop and manage hardware/software for research and industrial collaborative projects;

(c) manage and oversee various departmental laboratories;

(d) operate, maintain and calibrate research and teaching equipment and PC facilities;

(e) train and assist users on the use of research and teaching equipment and PC facilities; and

(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Unit or his delegates.


Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree in Engineering, Computing or Science disciplines or an equivalent qualification;

(b) at least five years of post-qualification working experience;

(c) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage; and

(d) good interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivation, a strong sense of responsibility and ability to work independently.

  Preference will be given to those who possess the following technical skills:

(a) Programming skills including Python and Arduino Programming;

(b) Circuits systems including basic circuit design, sensors and peripherals, Raspberry Pi systems, Arduino system, ESP8266, ESP32, Wemos D1, NodelMCU, STM32, etc.; and

(c) Wireless communications including low power wide area network, such as Sigfox, LoRa, NB-IoT, etc.

Applicants with less post-qualification experience will be considered for the post of Associate Engineer.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.]

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.


Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website ( Consideration of applications will commence on 8 August 2022 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.