THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate/Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Saturday, 2 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Ref
498689
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Chemistry (25200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Associate/Research Assistant I/II (3 posts) in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 498689), to commence in October 2019 for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Science or Engineering, with a background in Chemistry and/or Materials Science.  They should have a good command of written and spoken English.  Those with research experience in materials synthesis in ceramics and metal oxides, and catalysis are preferred.  The appointees will participate in an Innovation Technology Fund (ITF) project.  They will organize and execute research project to meet project targets; conduct project planning; and handle synthesis of catalyst materials, characterize its chemical and physical properties, and test performance.  They will also have the opportunities to interact with the industries.  Applicants with less qualifications may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I/II.  Enquiries about the posts should be sent to Dr. Vanessa Li at cyvli@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2019, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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