THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemistry

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
10 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2019
Ref
494429
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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 494429), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or equivalent, with a strong background in organic chemistry and its application to the design and synthesis of organic molecular and polymeric materials research.  Experience in column chromatography, GPC, HPLC, NMR and HRMS (MALDI-TOF and ESI) would be desirable.  Applicants should have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and in a dynamic, diverse, forward-thinking and international working environment. They should also be creative, self-driven and highly motivated.  The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr. Junzhi Liu.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Junzhi Liu at juliu@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.  Review of applications will start on April 10, 2019 and continue until August 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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