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Clerk I/II (holding the functional title of Senior Executive Assistant/Executive Assistant) in the Department of Physics(Ref.: 513874) *NEW*

 

Clerk I/II (holding the functional title of Senior Executive Assistant/Executive Assistant) in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 513874) (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, preferably 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. Applicants with more experience will be considered for appointment as Clerk I. 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 May 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Project Associate placement in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 512453

 

Project Associate in the Department of Physics (Ref: 512453) (to commence from May 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a 1-year basis)

Applicants should have a very good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, good IT knowledge and interpersonal skills, proficiency in software applications including Chinese word processing and Excel, and the ability to work independently and proactively and with a strong sense of responsibility. Those with good knowledge of computer systems (including basic knowledge of homepage editing) would have an advantage. The duties involve assisting the general operations of the Department Office, and providing administrative support to the planned/on going projects like homepage revamping. The actual duties assigned may also depend on the ability/preference of the selected candidate. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.physics.hku.hk/. Enquiry about the post can be reached at 2859 2360.

Applicants should be Hong Kong residents and fresh graduates. Existing staff of the University and those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 511488) need not apply.

[HKU site] 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. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until June 15, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

[External Site] The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s career site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter and other supporting documents. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until June 15, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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Research Assistant Professor in Computational Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics(Ref.: 512689

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in Computational Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 512689), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Condensed Matter Physics. Experience in numerical techniques and 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 condensed matter physics. Areas of research include 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 at the University’s careers site (http://jobs.hku.hk) 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 to Dr. Zi Yang Meng at zymeng@hku.hk directly by the referees.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until Dec 1, 2022.


Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 512480

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 512480), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Condensed Matter Physics. Experience in numerical techniques and 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 condensed matter physics. Areas of research include 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 at the University’s careers site (http://jobs.hku.hk) 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 to Dr. Zi Yang Meng at zymeng@hku.hk directly by the referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until Dec 1, 2022.


Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (Ref.: 511837)

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref: 511837) (to commence as soon as possible 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, and must be highly motivated. Priority will be given to those who have operated dilution refrigerator and carried out low-noise electrical/thermal measurements. Those who are expecting to complete the degree before the application deadline will also be considered.

The appointee will pursue research on various subjects, such as quantum coherence and correlations effects in graphene and 2D materials, van der Waals engineered new quantum transport phenomena, and Perovskite thermoelectrics in the group of Dr. Dongkeun Ki. Details of the research activities and the current publication list can be found at https://www.physics.hku.hk/~dkkilab. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 508264) 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. They should also arrange two recommendation letters to be sent directly by the referees to Dr. Dongkeun Ki at dkki@hku.hk. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Last updated on 18 May 2022