Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry
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.: 511378), 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 a strong research background and experience in photochemistry, time-resolved ultrafast spectroscopy, small molecule synthesis, and nanoparticle preparation. Knowledge of Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), Polarization Modulation-Infrared Reflection-Adsorption Spectroscopy (PM-IRRAS), Attenuated Total Reflection Fourier Transform IR (ATR-FTIR) spectroscopy, and microfabrication is a plus. Applicants should have proficiency in written and spoken English, a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, and the ability to work independently. The appointee will work on a research project which aims at increasing the energy conversion efficiency and quantum yield of photo-electro-chemical devices. He/She is expected to gain new insights into how small molecules and nanoparticles behave at complex boundaries through the use of photophysical and photochemical means.
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. They should also send a cover letter with research experience and academic records, a past research experience statement, a list of experimental techniques, and two reference letters to Professor D.L. Phillips (email@example.com) and Dr. Edmund C. M. Tse (firstname.lastname@example.org) by e-mail. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until June 15, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.