THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
07 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2022
Ref
517279
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
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.: 517279), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in geography, environmental science, computer science, or relevant fields, with a strong background in urban or coastal remote sensing applications. Knowledge and experience in large-scale urban, coast, or climate change monitoring for sustainable development using multisource remote sensing technologies are preferably desired. They should have passion in research, good communication skills, and an excellent command of written and spoken English, and a demonstrated record of publishing academic research papers.

The appointee will participate in research projects on urban and coastal monitoring using remote sensing technologies. He/She will oversee literature reviews, collect and analyze data, prepare manuscripts and reports, liaise with external parties, mentor junior research staff, and perform other research-related duties as assigned. Inquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Hongsheng Zhang at zhanghs@hku.hk.

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 C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.