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Faculty position in experimental condensed matter physics (Job ID: 2509)
 
Job Posting Details
The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.  Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or above will also be considered for candidates with exceptional record of research excellence and academic leadership.  Applicants must possess a PhD degree in physics or related fields and have evidence of strong research productivity. We seek an experimentalist in the area of condensed matter physics.  Preference will be given to candidates specialized in the field of low dimensional materials, materials with strong electronic correlations, as well as novel wavefunctional materials for manipulating light and sound. Experience in sample/material growth or fabrication is a plus. 
 
The appointee is expected to assume teaching responsibilities for undergraduate and graduate courses, and to conduct vigorous research programs.  Further information about the Department is available at http://physics.ust.hk
 
Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing benefits will be provided where applicable. Initial appointment will normally be on a three-year contract.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract. 
 
Application Procedure 
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, together with a cover letter, a list of publications, a brief statement of current interests, a plan for future research program, and three reference letters, via AcademicJobsOnline.Org at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6695.  Screening of applications will begin as soon as possible, and will continue until the position is filled.  Please quote reference number "PHYS2509" in your application materials. 
 
(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.
 
 
 

 
Faculty position in particle physics, cosmology, or string theory (Job ID: 1017)
 
Job Posting Details
The Department of Physics invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in both theoretical and experimental physics, with specialty in any area of particle physics, cosmology, or string theory.  Appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or above will be considered for candidates with an exceptional record of research excellence and academic leadership.  The current faculty at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in particle physics and cosmology include Professor Andy Cohen, Professor George Smoot, Professor Henry Tye, Dr Tao Liu, and Dr Yi Wang.  The department is growing its effort in particle physics and cosmology by hiring five new faculty in theory and experiment.  Further information about the Department can be found at http://physics.ust.hk
 
Applicants must possess a PhD degree in physics or a related field.  The successful candidates should have a strong track record of research in high energy physics and/or cosmology.  In addition to pursuing a vibrant research program, the candidates are expected to engage in effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 
 
Starting salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing benefits will be provided where applicable.  A contract-end gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract. 
 
Application Procedure 
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, together with a cover letter, a list of publications, a brief statement of current interests, a plan for future research program, and three reference letters, via AcademicJobsOnline.Org at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5236.  Screening of applications will begin as soon as possible, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Please quote reference number "PHYS1017" in your application materials. 
 
(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)
 
 

 
Technician (Job ID: 3679)

Job Posting Details
The appointee will be involved in the management of several research laboratories for the Department; providing technical support to designated faculties and end users; and assisting in the management of the inventory and laboratory safety issues.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in physics, material science, chemistry or other related disciplines, and at least 1 year of work experience.  Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua), good computer skills, sound organizational, planning and technical skills are required.  The appointee should possess a sense of responsibility and good interpersonal skills.  He/She should be proactive and able to work independently.  Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas in physics research are highly desirable: Micro/Nano-Device Fabrication, Material Characterization and Processing, Optics, Surface Physics and Low-Temperature Physics, etc. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract. 

Please apply on or before: 17 December 2017.


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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS