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We are always looking for passionate members to join us. We welcome postdoctoral scholars, PhD/MPhil students, short-term interns (international senior undergraduates and Master students), and undergraduates. If you are interested in what we are doing, please contact Prof. Karen Chan via email karenchan"at", send her a brief statement of interest and your CV.


Students who are interested in postgraduate positionsplease make sure you check out the following sites:

HKUST PGSO for application details

Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship



Chan Lab


Division of Life Science

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 

Research Assistant


We are currently looking for a research assistant to join our zooplankton team for a collaborative project with The University of Hong Kong. The appointee will assist in plankton surveys in the eastern waters of Hong Kong. Major duties include field trip preparation, boat sample collection, plankton sample sorting and species identification.


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Photos by Dr. Karen Chan. Last updated on June 1, 2017

LIFS, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong