Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
21 May 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
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 Chemistry (25200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 495738), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or equivalent, with a strong background in Nanoparticle Preparation and Small Molecule Synthesis.  Knowledge of photochemistry, time-resolved ultrafast spectroscopy, and/or in situ surface spectroscopy techniques is a plus.  They should have fluency in written and spoken English, a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, leadership skills, the ability to work independently, and be self-motivated.  The appointee will work on the research area of “Photochemistry and Electrocatalysis” under the supervision of Professor David Phillips and Dr. Edmund Tse.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Edmund Tse at

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.  Applicants should also send an email containing (i) a cover letter with research and academic records, (ii) a past research experience statement, (iii) a list of experimental techniques, and (iv) two reference letters, to Professor David Phillips at and Dr. Edmund Tse at  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until June 15, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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