Post-doctoral Fellow in Climate Change, Sustainability, and Environment

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
13 Nov 2023
31 Dec 2023
523745
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Geography (30900)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Post-doctoral Fellow in Climate Change, Sustainability, and Environment (Ref.: 523745)

We are currently seeking a Post-doctoral Fellow to join our interdisciplinary team, focusing on climate change, sustainability, and environmental issues. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in various disciplines related to these areas. We are particularly interested in candidates who possess but not limited to:

  • Interest in global greenhouse gas accounting and carbon budget analysis
  • Experience in remote sensing and satellite-based modeling of carbon and methane emissions
  • Interest or experience in field or laboratory studies of methanogens and cyanobacteria culture
  • A strong track record of high-quality research, as indicated by publications

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research related to climate change, sustainability, and environmental issues
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of researchers and graduate students
  • Contribute to publications and presentations of research findings
  • Assist in administrative, operational, and other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. degree or equivalent in geography, environmental sciences, or a related discipline
  • Knowledge and practical experience in remote sensing, climate change, and environmental studies
  • A strong track record of high-quality research, as indicated by publications
  • Good interpersonal, communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work independently and in a team

What We Offer:

The appointment will commence as soon as possible for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

How to Apply:

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University's Careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date CV and the contact information of three references. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2023, or until the post(s) is/are filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity, and transparency.