Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Chemistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
23 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2021
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

Applicants are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.:502910), 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 with related background in material science and technology.  They should have good knowledge of, and extensive experience in chemical synthesis and characterization using NMR, MS, and HPLC.  Those with experience in synthesis and analysis of polymers would have an advantage.  Applicants should have a strong sense of responsibility, proficiency in written and spoken English, good organizational skills, and the ability to work independently.  The appointee will be engaged in the development of bio-adhesive polymers for manipulation of biomolecular functions under the supervision of Dr. Kou Okuro.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. K. Okuro 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 January 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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