Job ref no.: CT3118290-01#8576

Senior Research Associate (IoT Specialist) - Civil Engineering

Chu Hai College of Higher Education

Chu Hai College of Higher Education (珠海學院) is a non-profit making post-secondary education institution registered under the Post-Secondary College Ordinance (Cap. 320), located at 80 Castle Peak Road, Castle Peak Bay, Tuen Mun. In fulfilment of its pledge to achieve academic excellence, the College invites applications to fill the following post:

Department of Civil Engineering

[Expected start date: 2 Jan 2019, for 12 months]

Project Title: Optimal Use of Internet of Things (IoT) Technology to Prevent Failure (Collapse) of Temporary Support System in Construction


  • Develop, under the guidance of the project Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators, a system adopting Internet of Things (IoT) technology to monitor the performance of temporary support structures in construction;
  • Develop numerical modelling skills to evaluate the structural performance of falsework systems in building demolition and construction work;
  • Carry out site tests in real-life conditions for the validation of the developed technology; and
  • Assist in supervising the work of the project Research Assistant in carrying out research and development work related to application of IoT technology in civil engineering and construction.


  • Graduate with a recognized first-degree or a higher degree in civil, electrical, electronic engineering or related disciplines from a local or overseas university;
  • 5 years of post-graduate study and/or working experience, preferably in the fields involving applications of IoT technology and/or latest innovative technologies;
  • Good modelling & simulation skills and familiar with some of the following software: SAFE, ETABS, SAP2000, PLAXIS, Autocad, Revit, Solidworks, Matlab, MentorGraphics PADS, etc.;
  • Knowledge and experience in some of the following computer programming languages: Java, C/C++, S-Plus, SQL, VBA, etc.;
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
  • Strong team spirit and interpersonal skills; and
  • Independent, responsible, aggressive and outgoing character.

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Job ref no. CT3118290-01#8576
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Job Function
  • Tuen Mun
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree