Two Hohai-Flinders Joint Postdoc Positions Available


This is a fixed-term, full-time position, available for 2 years. For each year, the postdoctoral researcher will stay respectively 9 months at Hohai University and 3 months at Flinders University (pending the relaxation of COVID-19 travel restrictions).

Postdoctoral researchers will be based on Hohai University, China, under the joint supervision of Prof. Chunhui Lu (Hohai University) and Prof. Adrian Werner (Flinders University, Australia).

Prof. Chunhui Lu will provide postdoctoral researchers a salary of 300,000-400,000 CNY/yr (depending on the track record) plus living allowance of 30,000 CNY/yr. Prof. Adrian Werner will provide postdoctoral researchers additional living allowance of 2,000 AUD per month for their visitation at Flinders.

Applications are sought across a broad range of specializations. Candidates with expertise in hydrogeology, hydrogeochemistry, geophysics, river dynamics, or water resources engineering are encouraged to apply.


  • PhD degree in Earth Science, Civil Engineering or a related discipline


  • Demonstrated technical skills with different programming languages (e.g., Fortran, Python, R, Matlab)
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and commitment to research publication.
  • High-level interpersonal and written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.


Candidates interested in the above positions can send the application to Prof. Chunhui Lu (

The application file should include:

  • A CV
  • A motivation letter
  • The names of three referees

posted: 28 July 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.