Post-doctoral Research Fellow / Research Associate (PR0067/22-23) at Institute of Bioresource and Agriculture

Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong

August 18, 2022

Description

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

INSTITUTE OF BIORESOURCE AND AGRICULTURE

The Institute of Bioresource and Agriculture (IBA) is established under the Faculty of Science. It serves as a knowledge hub that engages in bioresource conservation and sustainable agriculture. It provides the research platform to perform applied agricultural research to support local farmers and conserve local biodiversity. The Institute is seeking a suitable candidate to fill the following vacancy:

Post-doctoral Research Fellow / Research Associate (PR0067/22-23)

The successful candidate will join the IBA and perform the following duties:

  • Plan and conduct agriculture research activities, particularly in field investigation;
  • Prepare research reports;
  • Provide support in research publicity and promote activities;
  • Liaise with external/internal parties (especially the local farmers) for research activities, including but not limited to training workshops; and
  • Carry out ad hoc tasks as assigned.
  • Applicants should have at least a master's degree in Agriculture, Biology or related disciplines with four years of relevant experience. Experience in office administration will be an advantage. Good communication in both spoken and written English and Chinese, and good computer skills including MS Office and Chinese word processing are required.

    Applicants with a PhD degree and more experience will be considered for the post of Post-doctoral Research Fellow.

    The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year commencing as soon as possible. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

    Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Application Procedure:

    Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Those not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at https:// hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

    The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

    Closing date: 18 Aug 2022 or until the position is filled

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