Environmental/chemical engineering/chemistry: Magnetic Nanomaterials for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Saturday, October 31, 2015
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Post-doctoral Fellow
Job Institution: 
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Job Description: 

The research group of Professor Irene M. C. Lo at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, would like to invite applications for a Post-doctoral Fellow position in the research area of magnetic nanomaterials for water/wastewater treatment. The candidate should have a general background in environmental/chemical engineering/chemistry with an experimental research experience on the synthesis of magnetic nanomaterials for catalytic photo-degradation of pollutants for water purification and a strong technical skill in operating analytical equipment such as SEM, XRD, TEM, Raman, XPS, etc. The ideal candidate is also expected to have proficient communication skills in both written and spoken English. Appointment will be made initially on a contract with 12 months, renewable subject to mutual agreement. Salary is 18,500 HKD/month or higher which will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Fringe benefits including annual leave and medical benefits will be provided where applicable. Interested candidates should apply by sending curriculum vitae, UG & PG transcripts, two representative publications and two reference letters to Prof. Irene M.C. Lo (irene.lo@ust.hk). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until 31 Dec 2015. The anticipated start date is 15 Jan 2016.