©2019 by Clarence Choi.

OPPORTUNITIES

Hong Kong is a densely-populated financial hub situated in a mountainous setting. This city is internationally recognised as a leader in landslide mitigation. There is no better place to carry out geohazards research. More importantly, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) is ranked 25th globally by QS World University Rankings in 2019 and the Civil Engineering Department is among the top 20 groups in the world.


We would like to hear from you if you have a genuine interest in geohazards research and want to join our team. We are always looking for candidates with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and strong leadership abilities. 

HONG KONG PHD FELLOWSHIP (HKPF) AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

26 August 2019

The HKPF provides each awardee with both a monthly scholarship and a conference and research related travel allowance per year for a period up to three years. In 2019-20, the scholarship is worth HK$25,800 and the conference and research related travel allowance HK$12,900.  For HKPF awardees who are admitted to a 4-year PhD programme, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) will provide a monthly scholarship and travel allowance at the same level as the HKPF for their fourth year of study. 

Please contact cechoi@hku.hk if interested.

PHD SCHOLARSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

(TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

26 August 2019

Full-time PhD students who hold a first degree with second-class honours first division (or equivalent) or above are normally considered eligible to receive a Postgraduate Scholarship during the normative study period. Candidates' results in Master's degrees may also be considered. The basic level of scholarship is HK$17,120 per month.

Please contact cechoi@hku.hk if interested.

PRESIDENTIAL POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

26 August 2019

Applicants must have demonstrated outstanding intellectual quality and have original and innovative ideas to tackle complex and emerging problems, the courage to open new research frontiers, and the ambition to be a global leader in academia, research or related pursuits.  Typical candidates will be fresh PhD graduates of leading global universities with highest distinction and awards, although outstanding postdoctoral candidates within two years of graduation from a PhD program may also be considered.  Applications are invited year-round but should be submitted at least six months before the proposed appointment start date.

Remuneration, Terms & Benefits

  • Up to three-year appointment term;

  • Annual salary of at least HK$625,440 (~US$80,000) (including an accommodation subsidy, subject to terms and conditions), and the following employment/annual benefits:

    • Research grant of HK$50,000 (~US$6,400);

    • Conference support of HK$16,500 (~US$2,100); and

    • Annual leave, medical benefits and access to a range of campus facilities

Please contact cechoi@hku.hk if interested.