Job Vacancies

Post-doctoral Fellow in Perovskite Optoelectronics in the Department of Physics(Ref.: 519184) *NEW*

 

Post-doctoral Fellow in Perovskite Optoelectronics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 519184)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct research in halide perovskite LEDs and/or flexible perovskite solar cells, with focus on high performance 3D/2D and quasi-2D perovskite materials
  • Support the organization of dissemination events
  • Participate in collaborations with other research groups related to ongoing projects
  • Assist in the preparation of reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Requirements

  • a Ph.D. degree in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or other relevant disciplines
  • Experimental research experience in fabrication and characterization of organic-inorganic halide perovskite materials and optoelectronic devices.
  • Publication track record in the field of halide perovskite materials and devices
  • Good interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work on a tight schedule to meet project deadlines
  • The ability to work independently and in a team
  • Self-motivated and responsible


What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a temporary basis for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post(s). Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until Feb 15, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency


Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics(Ref.: 518693)

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow(s) in Computational and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 518693), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Condensed Matter Physics.  Experience in numerical techniques and analytical field-theoretical approaches is desirable.  Applicants who are in the process of completing a Ph.D. degree will also be considered.  

The appointee will work with Dr. Zi Yang Meng to conduct research on computational and theoretical condensed matter physics.  Areas of research include diagrammatic calculations, quantum Monte Carlo methods, density matrix renormalization group and tensor network states, and artificial intelligence and neural networks, with particular focus on applying these numerical approaches to quantum many-body systems, such as correlated 2D materials, quantum Moire systems, frustrated magnets, topological order, quantum phase transitions beyond Landau-Ginzburg-Wilson paradigms, etc.  The recent works of Dr. Meng and the group can be found at https://quantummc.xyz/.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. 

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 with a publication list and a research statement.  Applicants should also arrange three reference letters to be sent directly by the referees to Dr. Zi Yang Meng at zymeng@hku.hk.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics(Ref.: 518702)

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 518702) to commence as soon as possible on or before April 30, 2023 for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics or a related area, with more than three years of research experience in fabrications of nano-electronic devices and/or low-temperature & low-noise electrical measurements. The applicant must be highly motivated. Priority will be given to those who have operated dilution refrigerator or other ultra-low temperature cryogenic systems and carried out low-noise electrical transport measurements. Those who are expecting to complete the degree before the application deadline will also be considered.

The appointee will pursue research on Quantum Correlations in Engineered 2D Materials that include many interesting topics, such as quantum many body states in ultraclean suspended graphene nanostructures, correlations in moiré-induced nearly flat bands, van der Waals engineered new quantum transport phenomena, and more in the group of Dr. Dongkeun Ki. Details of the research activities can be found at https://www.physics.hku.hk/~dkkilab.

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 515018) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

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 a list of publications. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Research Assistant I/II or Senior Research Assistant in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics(Ref.: 516244

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant I/II or Senior Research Assistant in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 516244), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above with at least one year of research experience in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (or in relevant disciplines). Those without relevant research experience may be considered for the post of Research Assistant II, whereas those with doctoral degree and more than two years of relevant experiences will be considered for the post of Senior Research Assistant. The applicants should have good knowledge and technical skills in experimental physics, vacuum systems, electronics, and machining. Those with experience in 2D materials, nanofabrication, or cryogenic systems would have an advantage. The appointee will be responsible for maintaining existing research facilities and developing new facilities in Dr. DongKeun Ki’s group (https://www.physics.hku.hk/~dkkilab/). For those who are interested in 2D materials can conduct research in this field as well.

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. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Last updated on 01 February 2023