PhD Student & Research Associate/Assistant


Candidates who have interest in biochar in Hong Kong should send a curriculum vitae and a brief statement highlighting their research experience in a related field to 

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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship

This Fellowship scheme offered by HK Research Grants Council aims to recruit high-calibre students from around the world to undertake their PhD studies in Hong Kong.


We invite expression of interests from graduates with proven record of academic excellence and research capability. The awardees will be provided with a 3-year tuition scholarship, a monthly stipend of HK$25,800 and Conference and Research related travel allowance of HK$12,900 each year. Interested candidates should apply in September-November each year.

University PhD Studentship

Outstanding individuals with a strong commitment to original research are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have satisfactory scores in IELTS (6.5 or above, with a score for writing component at 6.0 or above) or TOEFL (internet-based: 90 or above; computer-based: 232 or above; paper-based: 575 or above).


Excellent English communication skills, team-working abilities and self-motivation are essential. PhD studentship (HK$17,400 per month) will be offered to successful applicants. Interested candidates should apply in September-November each year.


Research Associate/Assistant

Initial appointments will be available for 6-12 months, with possible extension depending on satisfactory progress and mutual agreement. Successful applicants are expected to hold a Doctoral or Masters degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or a related field. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.