HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, IBA and Sino-Forest ARCPE

Location
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Posted
29 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2018
Ref
PR0050/18-19
Contract Type
Permanent

THE INSTITUTE OF BIORESOURCE AND AGRICULTURE (IBA)

The Institute is newly established under the Faculty of Science. It serves as a knowledge hub that engages in bioresource conservation and sustainable agriculture, promotes and offers professional and public education in sustainable consumption, bioresource and organic agriculture.

SINO-FOREST APPLIED RESEARCH CENTRE FOR PEARL RIVER DELTA ENVIRONMENT (SINO-FOREST ARCPE)

The applied research centre aims at improving the environmental quality of Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region. Major research focuses include: waste management, composting, anaerobic digestion, bio-products from waste, microbial fuel cells, and agricultural research.

The IBA and Sino-Forest ARCPE are now seeking talented researchers for the following position in the research areas of soil plant growth promoting substance, utilization of organic inputs, fertilizer and composting, and molecular approach on soil plant relationship.

Appointees are expected to conduct research and consultancy work under supervision, and to assist in writing research paper manuscripts and research proposals.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Environmental Biotechnology, Soil Science or related disciplines. Effective communication skills with good command of both spoken and written English is essential.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be destroyed after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 22 September 2018