THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Biological Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
29 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2022
Ref
516746
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biological Sciences (26000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 516746), to commence on or before January 1, 2023 for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in ecology, remote sensing, conservation biology, or a related field.  They should have a strong track record of research and publications, and experience in working with large, interdisciplinary research teams.

The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr. Timothy Bonebrake at the Global Change and Tropical Conservation Labin the School of Biological Sciences. More information can be found at tropicalconslab.com. He/She will also be co-supervised by Dr. Jin Wu of the Global Ecology and Remote Sensing Lab (https://wu-jin.weebly.com/).

The appointee will work on the research topic of climate change and community dynamics of Hong Kong butterflies.  The research will involve field work in Hong Kong on butterflies but the primary role will be modeling species distributions and landscape analyses employing remote sensing techniques (e.g. Lidar).

A 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 C.V. and a cover letter in PDF format.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until November 15, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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