School of Media Studies

Apply to RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

We are welcoming UGC postdoctoral fellow applicant to be nominated by the School of Creative Media (City University of Hong Kong, QS global world ranking 2020 #48), one of the most prominent new media art school in Asia.

The Research Grants Council (RGC) is inviting nomination for the RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme (PDFS) 2021-2022. The Scheme aims at building up a pool of local research talent to sustain Hong Kong’s competitiveness and propel the development of higher education sector by providing support to promising local and non-local young research talent in building up research and development (R&D) careers in Hong Kong for 36 months of full time appointment as postdoctoral fellow. RGC will provide an annual stipend of HK$405,330 (=USD52,300) for the awardee’s basic salary as well as conference and research-related travel allowance of $12,880 per year inclusively.

Eligibility of the Nominees for 2021/22 Exercise:
   1) Obtain legal right to work and reside in Hong Kong during the fellowship period (ie to be granted a visa once you are awarded); AND
   2) (i) have obtained / been conferred a PhD degree or an equivalent qualification on or after 1 January 2017, OR
       (ii) will complete the requirement of a PhD degree or an equivalent qualification by 31 August 2021;
   3) be supported by a UGC-funded university at which he / she wishes to hold the fellowship.
   Note: The candidate should be a graduate in the relevant field of the research project/activities to which he/she is to be assigned.
Internal Deadline for nominations from 16 October 2020 (Friday) 

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