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RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 


Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) invites candidates with evidence of academic excellence, research ability and leadership potential to apply for the RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme (PDFS). PDFS is established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) to support promising local and non-local postdoctoral researchers at a pivotal time of their very early careers in building up research and development (R&D) careers in Hong Kong.


The PDFS provides support to awardees for a period of 36 months in terms of full-time appointment as a postdoctoral fellow (PdF) at a local government-funded university. Each awardee will receive an annual stipend as well as a conference and research-related travel allowance. PDFS covers all academic disciplines and is divided into two broad academic streams: (i) Science, Medicine, Engineering and Technology; and (ii) Humanities, Social Sciences and Business Studies.


Interested parties should contact the respective Faculties/Schools/Academy for application and nomination details. All nomination should reach the Research Office on or before 25 September 2020. For further information about PDFS, please refer to the UGC website:


Call for Applications