Job Vacancies

Clerk I/II (holding the functional title of Executive Assistant) (Ref.: 499612) *NEW*
 

Clerk I/II (holding the functional title of Executive Assistant) in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 499612) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree, with 1-2 years’ work experience.  They should have an excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese, good IT knowledge, proficiency in software applications including Chinese word processing and MS Excel, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently with initiative and a strong sense of responsibility.  The appointee will provide administrative support to personnel matters and research-related matters, and perform other duties as assigned.  Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.physics.hku.hk/.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter and other supporting documents.  For enquiry, please call at 2859 2360 or e-mail to phys-staff@hku.hk.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 13, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Visiting Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Ref.: 499591) *NEW*
 

Applications are invited for appointment as Visiting Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 499591), to commence on September 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics, and a strong research experience in condensed matter physics would be an advantage.  They should be able to teach Physics courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Priority will be given to those with an interest and experience in teaching quantum physics and quantum mechanics at different levels.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor W. Yao at wangyao@hku.hk.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.   Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V..  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until February 29, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Senior Research Assistant in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (Ref.: 499371) *NEW*
 

Senior Research Assistant in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 499371) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in Physics, with more than one year’s experience in nano-fabrication and low-temperature/low-noise electrical measurements.  Preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. degree in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics or a related area, or who are expecting to complete the degree before June 2020.  The appointee will conduct researches on many-body effects in selected graphene nano-structures in Quantum Device Laboratory (https://www.physics.hku.hk/~dkkilab) under the supervision of Dr. DongKeun Ki (e-mail: dkki@hku.hk).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., academic transcripts, a list of publications, and a cover letter.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 


Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Physics, tenable from as soon as possible, on a two-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in physics or equivalent. The appointee will be expected to conduct research in condensed matter theory. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.physics.hku.hk/.  

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment carries leave and medical/dental benefits. 

Applications with a C.V. should be sent to Ms. Eva Wong, Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong (e-mail: physdept@hku.hk).  Review of applications will continue until the post is filled. Candidates who are not contacted within 3 months of the date of their applications may consider their applications unsuccessful.


Senior Research Assistants / Research Assistants / Teaching Assistants / Demonstrators
 

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

The University of Hong Kong is a leading international comprehensive research university in the Asia-Pacific region, with more than 100 teaching departments and sub-divisions of studies and learning, and over 60 research institutes and centres. There is currently an enrolment of some 21,900 students (10,000 at postgraduate level). Research students are from more than 48 countries. The medium of instruction is English. The University is committed to the pursuit of international academic standards, and excellence in scholarship as well as research.

Department of Physics

The mission of the Department of Physics is to provide high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to conduct top quality research in physics and related disciplines.

Applicants with strong research background in the following areas are encouraged to apply: positron physics, radiation physics, semiconductor physics, surface science, theoretical astrophysics, theoretical condensed matter, thin film physics, quantum computation.

Applications with a C.V. should be sent to Ms. Eva Wong, Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong (e-mail: physdept@hku.hk). Candidates who are not contacted within 3 months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.


Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are available for students interested in pursuing a higher degree (M.Phil. or Ph.D.) in physics.
Research areas include:

  • astrophysics
  • condensed-matter theory
  • non-linear physics
  • quantum computation
  • experimental solid-state physics
  • superconductivity
  • surface physics
  • experimental thin-film physics


For further details, please contact : The Department of Physics at physdept@hku.hk.

Last updated on 25 February 2020