<div dir="ltr"><br><div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: <b class="gmail_sendername">Benoit Thibodeau</b> <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>></span><br>Date: Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 1:23 AM<br><br><br>The Environmental Geochemistry and Oceanography research group at the University of Hong Kong invites applications for a PhD-student position in paleoceanography, environmental oceanography or biogeochemistry.
The precise subject of the thesis will be decided upon agreement between the candidate and the supervisor and will depends on the candidate interests and strengths and the research interest of the group, which include paleoceanography, trace element in carbonated microfossils, nitrogen cycle (past and present) and marine pollution.
We encourage applications from enthusiastic and self-motivated students who have demonstrated academic and research excellence in environmental or earth sciences, chemistry, or a related quantitative discipline. Applicants should have a 1st class honours degree or a 2.1 honours degree plus Master's (or equivalent). Experience in geochemistry and/or mass spectrometry is considered an asset.
Successful applicants will be supported in their application to the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPF) and will have the chance to join the University of Hong Kong, ranked 25th in the field of Earth and Marine Sciences by the 2016 QS World University Subject Ranking. Today, HKU is recognized internationally as a dynamic and comprehensive university of world-class standing. With its distinguished excellence in research and outstanding performance in teaching, it attracts first-class teaching and research staff and brilliant students from around the world. More information about graduate study in HKU can be found here: <a href="http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/prospective-students/why-choose-hku" target="_blank">http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/<wbr>gradsch/prospective-students/<wbr>why-choose-hku</a>
The position will be granted with a competitive salary. Interested candidates should send a 1-page cover letter, their CV (including the name of 3 references) and transcripts (unofficial accepted) to Dr. Benoit Thibodeau at <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" target="_blank">email@example.com</a>. Review of the application will begin on the 30th of September 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The starting date will be 1st September 2017. Applicants for whom English is not the first language, or who have not undertaken their degree studies with English as the language of instruction, must attain a satisfactory English language test score (TOEFL), as described here: <a href="http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/web/apply/guide1617/5-1.html" target="_blank">http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/<wbr>gradsch/web/apply/guide1617/5-<wbr>1.html</a>
The Environmental Geochemistry and Oceanography research group at the University of Hong Kong website: <a href="http://web.hku.hk/~bthib/index.html" target="_blank">http://web.hku.hk/~bthib/<wbr>index.html</a>
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Dr. Benoit Thibodeau
Research Assistant Professor
Environmental Geochemistry & Oceanography Research Group
Department of Earth Sciences
Hui Oi Chow Building, room 313
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
<a href="tel:%2B852%203917%207835" value="+85239177835" target="_blank">+852 3917 7835</a>
Editorial Board/Review Editor
Frontiers in Marine Science: Marine Biogeochemistry