Job ref no.: CIV/SRA/CT (CT3120663-01#0007)
Chu Hai College of Higher Education

Senior Research Associate (IoT Specialist)

Chu Hai College of Higher Education

  • 5-day week


Department of Civil Engineering

[Commence as soon as possible for 12 months, subject to renewal]

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.

Salary Range: HK$24,000 - HK$31,500 (depends on qualification and experience)


Applicants are invited to send their detailed curriculum vitae including current and expected salary, and direct any enquiries to the Human Resources Office, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, quoting the position being applied for and the reference number.

Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Candidature may be obtained by nominations. The College reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation or not to fill this post.

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Job ref no. CIV/SRA/CT (CT3120663-01#0007)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree