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Welcome to the Lee Research Group!

We are a research group in the School of Energy and Environment at the City University of Hong Kong. We are especially interested in addressing biologically-related energy and environmental problems. We work at the interface of fundamental microbial sciences and environmental biotechnology and engineering. Our research strives to clarify the functions of microbes in the environment and to harness the biochemical capabilities of microbes through engineered systems.




News: PhD Student Opportunities (2015-16)


We are currently recruiting talented and motivated students interested in pursuing PhD study in environmental microbiology, molecular microbial ecology, bioenergy, environmental engineering, bioinformatics or biotechnology to join our interdisciplinary research team! Interested applicants should consider applying for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship. Details can be found here.


Interested applicants should send your CV to Patrick Lee at <patrick.kh.lee@cityu.edu.hk> to discuss further.


Sept 1, 2014


News: Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunity


Our research group is currently recruiting a postdoctoral fellow who has experience in the area of bioinformatics, environmental microbiology, and molecular microbial ecology. The successful candidate will be involved in an interdisciplinary project studying microbial communities in anaerobic environments.


Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. in bioinformatics, environmental microbiology, microbial ecology, molecular biology or a related discipline. The candidate should be familiar with next-generation sequencing platforms, phylogenetic analysis, advanced molecular techniques, and have a strong background in computational analysis. Strong oral and written communication skills in English and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team are essential.


To apply please submit your CV to Patrick Lee at <patrick.kh.lee@cityu.edu.hk>. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Contract duration is for one year and can be renewed subject to performance. For more information, please email Patrick Lee.


City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially applicants who will enhance the diversity of our staff.


Sept 1, 2014