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Postdoctoral Researcher, Environmental Technology

Green Living and Innovation Division

Ref: GID128/21, 2193


Job Duties:

  • Participate in the laboratory experiments and on-site pilot studies of food waste recycling research projects
  • Undertake field work, such as food waste and/or wastewater sampling and monitoring, sample analysis, on-site supervision of equipment installation, system testing and commissioning
  • Provide support in drawing preparation, technical report writing and other project documentation
  • Provide support in preparation of promotion and marketing materials
  • Need to travel to Mainland China and/or overseas to perform duties when necessary

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate with a Doctoral Degree from disciplines such as Environmental/Chemical/Civil/Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Science. Fresh graduates will also be considered
  • Experience in food waste recycling/wastewater research/engineering projects an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Mature, self-motivated, and devoted with passion in technical work
  • Good command of English and Chinese, including Putonghua
  • Applicant with relevant qualification and/or work experience may be considered for other positions



This is a position funded by the Postdoctoral Hub Programme under the Technology Talent Scheme of the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) R&D project from May 2019 to February 2022.



HKPC will take into consideration both the quantitative and qualitative requirements of the post when selecting the suitable candidates.  A competitive salary package commensurate with academic qualifications and experience will be offered.  The successful candidates will be employed on a fixed-term contract basis, which is renewable subject to appointee’s performance and the Council’s development needs.


Applicants should submit application at the HKPC e-Recruitment System ( within 1 week from the posting date. 


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Candidates not invited for interviews within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and the applications will be disposed by HKPC within 12 months.

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