Job Vacancies

Clerical Assistant in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 201801107) *NEW*
 

Clerical Assistant in the Department of Physics (Ref. 201801107) (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 have 5 passes in HKCEE including English (min. Grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language. They should also have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; good communication and interpersonal skills; and proficiency in PC and various software applications, e.g. English and Chinese word processing, MS Excel and PowerPoint. The appointee will provide general clerical support to the Department across a variety of areas, and perform any other job 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.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at physhead@hku.hk. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until September 30, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.


Post-doctoral Fellow in Radio Astronomy in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 201801143) *NEW*
 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Radio Astronomy in the Department of Physics, to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics or Astronomy. Experience in the analysis of radio polarization data at centimeter wavelength, in particular, reduction of VLA or ATCA data using CASA or Miriad, is desirable. Applicants who are in the process of completing a Ph.D. degree will also be considered. The appointee will work with Dr. Stephen C.Y. Ng to pursue research in radio studies of pulsar wind nebulae and supernova remnants.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter, publication list, and a statement of research interests to Dr. Stephen Ng at ncy@astro.physics.hku.hk. Applicants should also arrange three recommendation letters to be sent to Dr. Ng directly by the referees. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.


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 30 July 2018