THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Conservation Biology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
12 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2019
Ref
494017
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: School of Biological Sciences (26000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Conservation Biology in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 494017), to commence on June 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter for 18 months.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Ecology, Conservation, Environmental Sciences, or a related field. They should demonstrate the ability to work with socio-economic indicators and advanced statistics; and to publish high profile publications.

The appointee will work in the laboratory of Dr. Benoit Guénard for a project in collaboration with Dr. Stefano Cannicci, Dr. Bayden Russell and Professor Gray A. Williams. He/She will work on global patterns of conservation using a multidisciplinary approach combining ecology, economics and biogeography using a novel dataset which the supervisors have developed.  Further information can be obtained at https://benoitguenard.wordpress.com/. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Benoit Guénard at bguenard@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 post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter, contact information of three referees, 2-3 relevant publications, and a 2-page statement highlighting their suitability for the position and research interests.

Closes February 20, 2019.

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