Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
21 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 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, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 498923), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or equivalent, with experience in synthetic organic and inorganic chemistry, cyclic voltammetry and steady state spectroscopy (absorption and emission).  They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, the ability to work independently and be self-motivated.  The appointee will prepare luminescent transition metal complexes supported by chiral helical ligands and study their spectroscopic, photophysical and/or photochemistry properties under the supervision of Professor Chi-Ming Che.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Vanessa Lo 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.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until November 15, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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