THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow - Department of Chemistry 

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
14 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow 

Ref.  :  201800156 

Department  :  Department of Chemistry 

Closing Date  :  February 20, 2018 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, 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, and fluency in written and spoken English. They should be experienced in organic and inorganic synthesis, transition metal catalyzed organic transformation reactions, and isolation of reactive intermediates involved in the catalytic reactions. A strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, self-motivation and an ability to work independently are required. The appointee will be engaged in the preparation of metalloporphyrin catalysts, study of their catalytic activity towards carbene transfer/insertion reactions, and the isolation and characterization of the reactive metal-carbene intermediates under the supervision of Professor C.M. Che.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at chemjob@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/Closes February 20, 2018. 

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.  

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