THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Geography

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
16 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2022
Ref
515346
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Geography (30900)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography (Ref: 515346), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Geography / Remote Sensing / Marine Science / Environmental Science with related expertise in climate change, space-time data processing and scenario analysis; plus a track record of relevant scholarly publications. Intensive research experience in climate mitigation-adaptation, sea level rise, and environmental footprint are preferred for the post. They should be responsible, organized and self-motivated with good analytical skills.  Relevant field work experience in China would be preferred.

The appointee should demonstrate an excellent ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in oral presentations in Chinese and English. He/She will work closely with the Principal Investigator and his research team to conduct research under their supervision in a predominantly independent manner. He/She will carry out studies on sustainable development goals (SDGs), carbon neutrality, and urban resilience in the Department of Geography.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, a cover letter with a publication list and a research statement. Applicants should contact and arrange three reference letters to be sent to xuzhenci@hku.hk (Dr. Zhenci Xu) and zhanghs@hku.hk (Dr. Steven Zhang) directly by the referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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