Postdoctoral Fellow in Dynamics, Evolution and Structure of Deep Planetary Interior

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Earth Sciences (25300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Dynamics, Evolution and Structure of Deep Planetary Interior (2 posts) in the Department of Earth Sciences, to commence as soon as possible for 18 months or 36 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Geophysics or related fields. Experience in numerical techniques as well as good theoretical backgrounds are highly preferred. The appointees will work on research projects related to regional mid-oceanic-ridge/subduction modeling, global geodynamics modeling, thermal history of terrestrial planets, dynamics and evolution of icy body in the solar system and exosolar rocky planets, and geodynamo modeling.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter, a list of publications and a statement of research interests with career plans.  Applicants should also arrange three recommendation letters to be sent to Dr. Nakagawa (e-mail: directly by the referees. Review of application will start as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2019, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.