Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
12 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
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 Nanostructural and Process Simulations in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 502571), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Materials, Chemical Engineering or equivalent, with a strong background in first-principles, molecular dynamics, discrete and/or continuum fluid dynamics simulations.  They should have experience in a multidisciplinary environment in association with data science and deep-learning techniques. They should demonstrate a clear understanding of hydrothermal multi-phase flow or microfluidics processes. Fluency in written and spoken English, good organizational and leadership skills, a strong sense of responsibility, the ability to work independently and self-motivation are essential. The appointee will participate in an RGC-EU funded multi-disciplinary consortium project and work on the predictive discovery of new structures for energy applications under the supervision of Professor Z.X. Guo. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Guo 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 December 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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