Environmental/chemical engineering/chemistry/material science: Superparamagnetic Nano-photocatalysts for Removing PPCPs from Wastewater

Thursday, July 28, 2016
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 superparamagnetic nano-photocatalysts for removing pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) from wastewater. The candidate should have a strong research background in (1) photocatalytic process, (2) material design and synthesis of magnetic nanomaterials for catalytic photo-degradation of organic pollutants for wastewater and (3) operating analytical equipment such as SEM, XRD, TEM, Raman, XPS, FTIR 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 18 months, renewable subject to mutual agreement. Salary is 19,500 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, most representative publications, and names of referees to Prof. Irene M.C. Lo (irene.lo@ust.hk). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until 31 August 2016. The anticipated start date is 1st Nov 2016.