The Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability (IEES) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is dedicated to enhancing scholarship, education, research and knowledge transfer in various areas related to the environment and energy, with particular emphasis on issues in the Hong Kong and East Asian regions.
IEES is looking for Research Assistant(s) to assist in research projects on the impacts of climate change on atmospheric circulation, air pollution and food production, with a focus on the implications for the environment and human health in the East Asian region during the coming decades.
and (ii) expertise and interest in one of the following areas :
examining the impacts of air pollution and climate change on crop production, food security and ecosystem services. (Professor Amos Tai)
development and application of a lidar measurement network for air quality studies. (Professor Steve Yim)
c) Health impact modeling, and evaluation of model output using air quality and health data; exposure studies based on management and analysis of air quality data collected at monitoring sites.
Professors Kin-fai Ho and Steve Yim)
d) Prediction of climate variability on the subseasonal-to-interannual time scales, with a focus on East Asia, using dynamical model tools.
Professors Francis Tam and Gabriel Lau)
dynamical downscaling based on high-resolution models for stimulating climate change impacts on the urban environment. (Professors Steve Yim, Amos Tai and Francis Tam)
The appointees will (1) perform research tasks under the sole or joint supervision of faculty member(s) and / or senior research staff member(s) in one of the above areas, and (2) perform other duties as assigned.
Appointment will be made on contract basis for one year commencing as soon as practicable, renewable subject to mutual agreement.
Applicants should submit through online application their curriculum vitae (including publication(s), if any; and contact information of two referees), as well as a one-
page statement summarizing their specific expertise and interest in the research topics listed above. Enquiries could be directed to iees cuhk.edu.hk.