Job openings

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

The School is currently seeking outstanding candidates to fill at least five openings in:

  1. Areas related but not necessarily limited to marine energy, water resources engineering, energy storage and power systems engineering (Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor)
  2. All other areas in Energy and Environment (Professor/Associate Professor)


The School seeks candidates who will be able to complement and build on its existing strengths in atmospheric science, air quality, chemical engineering and renewable energy. It is expected that successful candidates will contribute to the continued development of a vibrant multidisciplinary environment for research and teaching.

Application details can be found at the website of the Human Resources Office, http://www.cityu.edu.hk/hro/en/job/current/academic.asp?ref=uac-d131.

 

Post-doctoral Fellows at the School of Energy and Environment

  • Duties
    The appointee will conduct research in at least one of the following areas: Energy and Health Epidemiology in Buildings, Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation in Buildings, Advanced Building Simulation and Building Stock Modelling, Building Performance Evaluation.

  • Requirements
    Ph.D. degree for Post-doctoral Fellow; Candidates with experience in theoretical modelling, Data analysis of “big data-sets’ or experimental study are preferred.

  • Salary and Conditions of Service
    Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

  • Application
    Applications will be accepted until all the positions are filled. Please send completed application form and current CV to Dr. Ian A. Ridley at i.ridley.cityu@gmail.com. For more information, please contact Dr. Ian A Ridley by email. Please Please click here to download the Application Form.

Research associate / PhD / Post-doc positions in the field of Energy policy and economics

  • Duties
    The appointee for shall (i) construct a CGE model for Hong Kong under the supervision of Dr. Zhang; (ii) conduct related policy analysis using econometric or numerical models; (iii) help on other research activities of the group.

  • Requirements
    The applicant should hold a Master or a Ph.D. degree in economics. Candidates with experience in one or many of the fields listed below are preferred:
    • Macroeconomics
    • policy analysis using econometric or numerical models (for research associate and PhD positions)
    • CGE (for Phd and post-doc positions)
    • Economic theory (for Post-doc position)
    Strong oral and written communication skills in English are essential.

  • Application
    To apply, please submit your application to Dr. Zhang at l.zhang@cityu.edu.hk, with a covering letter, current curriculum vitae, your transcripts, and one research paper (thesis or published article in English).  Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

Research Assistant in the field of gas adsorption and separation at the School of Energy and Environment


  • Duties
    The appointee will conduct advanced adsorbent materials synthesis and characterization, adsorption and separation study, and adsorption apparatus development.

  • Requirements
    The candidate should hold a MPhil degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering or other related engineering and science fields. Applicants with synthesis and characterization of porous materials such as MOFs, zeolites, and mesoporous materials background are practically encouraged to apply. Strong oral and written communication skills in English and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team are essential

  • Application
    To apply, please submit your CV to Dr. Jin Shang at jinshang@cityu.edu.hk. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Contract duration is for 6 months and can be renewed subject to performance. For more information, please email Dr. Jin Shang. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Postdoctoral Fellow in the field of Bioenergy and Environmental Microbiology at the School of Energy and Environment


  • Duties

    The appointee will be involved in an interdisciplinary biofuels project that encompasses biocatalysis, microbiology, molecular biology, and genomic analysis.

  • Requirements

    A recent Ph.D. in biochemical engineering, bioengineering, microbiology, molecular biology, bioinformatics or a related discipline. Candidates should be familiar with advanced molecular techniques and have a strong background in computational analysis. Strong oral and written communication skills in English and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team are essential.


  • Application

    To apply, please submit your CV to Dr. Patrick Lee at patrick.kh.lee@cityu.edu.hk. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Contract duration is for one year and can be renewed subject to performance. For more information, please email Dr. Patrick Lee. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Post-doctoral Fellows / Research Assistants in the field of renewable energy with the following requirements at the School of Energy and Environment


  • Duties

    The appointee will conduct research in at least one of the following areas: renewable energy conversion, energy storage, device fabrication, efficiency characterization.

  • Requirements

    For Postdoctoral applicants: a PhD degree in a relevant science or engineering field and publication record.  For Research assistants: a Master degree or Bachelor (Honours) or equivalent in a relevant science or engineering field and preferably research experience.


  • Salary and Conditions of Service

    Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

  • Application

    Applications will be accepted until all the positions are filled. Please send completed application form and current CV to Dr. Walid Daoud at wdaoud@cityu.edu.hk. For more information, please email or call Dr. Daoud at 3442-4499. Please click here to download the Application Form.

Post-doctoral Fellows / Senior Research Assistants / Research Assistants in the field of Energy at the School of Energy and Environment


  • Duties

    The appointee will conduct research in at least one of the following areas: microbial fuel cell, microfluidic fuel cell, photocataylsis, advanced refrigeration and carbon management.

  • Requirements

    Degree holder in relevant science or engineering fields: Ph.D. degree for Post-doctoral Fellow; Bachelor's or Master's degree for Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant. Candidates with experience in theoretical modeling or experimental study are preferred.

  • Salary and Conditions of Service

    Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

  • Application

    Applications will be accepted until all the positions are filled. Please send completed application form and current CV to Prof. Michael K.H. Leung at mkh.leung@cityu.edu.hk. For more information, please contact Prof. Michael K.H. Leung by email. Please click here to download the Application Form.

Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of climate change and air quality at School of Energy and Environment

  • Duties

    The appointee will conduct regional climate and air quality related research. Model training and professional development will be provided to the successful candidate.

  • Requirements

    A recent bachelor's or master's degree in environmental engineering/meteorology or a related discipline. Candidates are required to have some levels of Linux and programming experience. Experience in FORTRAN and Shell Scripting is preferred.

  • Salary and Conditions of Service

    Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

  • Application

    Applications will be accepted until all the positions are filled. Please send completed application form and current CV to Dr. Nicky Lam at yunflam@cityu.edu.hk. For more information, please email Dr. Lam or call 3442-9625. Please click here to download the Application Form.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially applicants who will enhance the diversity of our staff.

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