Post-doctoral Fellow in Integrated Study of Coastal Groundwater and Seawater

Hong Kong University
August 01, 2024
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Post-doctoral Fellow in Integrated Study of Coastal Groundwater and


The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 527246 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Earth Sciences (25300) Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow, Research Staff Hong Kong

The Hydrogeology Research Group at the Department of Earth Sciences in the University of Hong Kong invites applications for appointment as Post- doctoral Fellow to conduct research in integrated study of coastal groundwater and seawater (Ref: 527246), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will 1) join cruises to conduct borehole drilling and geophysical survey to characterize three-dimensional hydrogeology and geochemistry of the nearshore and offshore aquifer systems; 2) develop a comprehensive coupling groundwater-seawater model to study the physical and chemical processes in both groundwater and seawater bodies; and 3) author peer-reviewed papers in refereed international journals.

The appointee will play a key role in the multidisciplinary research projects funded by General Research Fund and AoE in Earth-HK, Hong Kong Grant Council and by National Natural Science Foundation of China, which provide partial financial support for this position.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in hydrogeology, or a closely related field with significant research experience in field hydrogeological studies, numerical modeling of coastal groundwater systems. The appointee is expected to be of exceptional research strength and have strong track record in publications. The appointee should be a well-motivated scholar with strong computing, field and communication skills. Research experience in groundwater and seawater interaction, coastal aquifers, hydrostratigraphic models, field hydrogeology, or hydrogeochemistry will be an advantage.


For further information, please contact Prof. Jimmy JIAO at [email protected].

What We Offer

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Shortlisted applicant will be contacted for letters of recommendations from referees. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until August 1, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Candidates who are not contacted within 3 months from their application dates may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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

Advertised: Jul 10, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Aug 1, 2024 (HK Time)

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