Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate/Research Assistant (2 posts) in the Department of Computer Science (Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. A/R/1000/09]



Blockchain Enhanced Common Platform for Syndicate Mortgage Transactions


Responsible for all the technical aspects of the Project (including research and development of suitable design and model solution for the platform according to the project requirements); program, develop and implement the platform for blockchain-based mortgage transactions; identify and validate important government regulatory compliance matters related to the blockchain protocols being developed; consolidate materials for research and reports; and perform any other duties as assigned.


A good honours degree in Science/Engineering, preferably in Computer Science, with solid experience in website design, development and maintenance. Strong software development skills is a must.  Knowledge of blockchain technology, good command of written and spoken English, strong initiative to complete the tasks in a timely and professional manner, and being a good team player are required.

Candidates with a PhD and no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience may be considered for appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow.

Candidates with a PhD plus appropriate experience or outstanding research performance may be considered for appointment as Research Fellow.

(Those who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.)

Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at Applications will receive full consideration until the positions are filled and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 52nd, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).