We are hiring!

We are inviting applicants for a Research Assistant position in the area of marine biogeochemistry. Research topics involve the cycling of dissolved and particulate organic matter in the coastal ocean. The position is one year and renewable upon satisfactory performance. For more information about who we are and what do, please check http://www.helabhkust.com/ or https://www.researchgate.net/ or contact Prof. Ding HE (dinghe@ust.hk).

Job location:

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Major duties:

i) Assisting in laboratory analysis of sediment and water samples
ii) Managing laboratory logistics (equipment maintenance etc.)
iii) Performing any other research-related duties as assigned.

Essential qualifications:

i) Bachelor’s degree or above, with a preference in chemistry, environmental science, and marine science.
ii) Experienced in geochemical analysis of environmental samples
iii) Highly responsible and able to work collaboratively with other group members
iv) Being able to work independently on laboratory tasks with minimum supervision
v)  Good communication skills

Desirable qualifications:

i) Experienced in analysis of key elements in marine ecosystems including carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and iron.
ii) Familiarization with the basic operation of one or more of TOC analyzer,  Fluorescent spectrometer, ICP-MS, and Elemental analyzer.
iii)  Experience in the sampling, treatment, and analysis of seawater/sediment/soil samples


Salary starts from HKD 14000 per month and will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include a medical/dental package and annual leave.

Feel free to send your CV and relevant materials to Prof. Ding HE at dinghe@ust.hk. The position will be open until filled the PI reserves all the right of final interpretation on this post.