Job Vacancies

Research Assistant I in Silicon Carbide Materials and Devices (Ref.: 504653) *NEW*

 

Research Assistant I in Silicon Carbide Materials and Devices in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 504653) (to commence in September 2021, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Physics, Materials Sciences, Engineering or other relevant disciplines, with experience in fabrication and characterization of silicon carbide materials and devices. Those with Ph.D. degree will be highly preferable.  The appointee will conduct research on silicon carbide materials, device fabrications and characterizations, and the optimization of the materials and device performance under the supervision of Dr. Francis Ling.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Ling at ccling@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. with the names of two referees and a cover letter, preferably with academic transcript(s) and a publication list.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.  


Assistant Technical Manager / Senior Technical Officer / Technical Officer (Ref.: 503827) *NEW*

 

Assistant Technical Manager / Senior Technical Officer / Technical Officer in the Department of Physics (Ref: 503827) (to commence from July 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor Degree or above in Physics, Electric Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline with technical support or research experiences. Those holding Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma with outstanding performance might also be considered. They should have good communication skills, a strong sense of responsibility, passion and interest in instrumentation, and be well adapted to teamwork.  Expertise in engineering and physical sciences and work experience in research laboratories are preferred. Those with less qualification and experience may be considered for appointment as Senior Technical Officer or Technical Officer.  The appointee will be responsible for the maintenance of research facilities; teaching lab setup; apparatus repairing; and the supervision of the technician team. He/She will work with several experimental teams in various fields of Physics.

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 indicating current and expected salary.  Review of applications will start from May 24, 2021 and continue until September 30, 2021, 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 26 July 2021