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Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 522540
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Geography (30900)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.: 522540) in assessing airborne plastic particles in urban environments in the Department of Geography at the University of Hong Kong. The post will commence as soon as possible on a two-year temporary basis, with a possibility for further extension depending on performance and availability of funding.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in geography, environmental science, atmospheric science, hydrology, or a related discipline. They should demonstrate: (i) hands-on experience and expertise in microplastic monitoring and analyzing; (ii) knowledge of spatio-temporal data analysis using ArcGIS or other open-source GIS packages, (iii) a strong track record of high-quality research, as evidenced by publications in mainstream international journals, and (iv) good interpersonal, communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

Successful applicant will have opportunities to work with multidisciplinary collaborators in public health, chemistry, environmental education and law, earth science etc. in Hong Kong and UK, and USA. Information about the Department of Geography can be obtained at

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 and the contact information of three referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until Oct 31, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. For enquiries about the duties of the post, please contact Dr. Jimmy Li at


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