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Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Experimental and Theoretical Physics (Job ID: 2509)

 
Job Posting Details

The Department of Physics invites applications for several tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. An applicant must possess a PhD degree in physics or related fields and have provide evidence of strong research productivity.  Appointment at Associate Professor level or above will also be considered for candidates with exceptional records of research excellence and academic leadership.

We seek experimental candidates in quantum matter and quantum information, including quantum and low-dimensional materials, materials with strong electronic correlations, cold atoms, quantum optics, and quantum enabled technologies. We also seek theoretical candidates in condensed matter theory, statistical physics, neural networks or data analytics. 

Appointees are 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 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. The initial appointment prior to tenure will normally be on three-year contract terms. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of a contract.

 
Application Procedure 

Applicants should submit their application including CV, cover letter, complete publication list, research statement, teaching statement, and three reference letters, via AcademicJobsOnline.Org at (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16290).

Please quote reference number "PHYS2509" in your application materials.

Screening of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)
 
 
 

 
Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Particle Physics and Cosmology (Job ID: 1017)
 
Job Posting Details

The Department of Physics invites applications for several tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in experimental and theoretical physics. The target areas of the search are High Energy Theory and Cosmology, Particle Physics Experiment, and Observational Cosmology. Applicants must possess a PhD degree in physics or a related field. The successful candidates should have a strong track record of research. Appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or above will be considered for candidates with an exceptional record of research excellence and academic leadership. In addition to pursuing a vibrant research program, appointees are expected to engage in effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The current faculty in the particle physics and cosmology group at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology include Professor Andrew Cohen, Professor Tao Liu, Professor Kam-Biu Luk, Professor Kirill Prokofiev, Professor George Smoot, Professor Henry Tye, and Professor Yi Wang. The department is expanding its effort in this area by hiring five new faculty in theory and experiment. Further information about the Department can be found at http://physics.ust.hk.  

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. The initial appointment prior to tenure will normally be on three-year contract terms. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of a contract.

 
Application Procedure 

Applicants should submit their applications along with CV, cover letter, complete publication list, research statement, teaching statement, and three reference letters.

Separate applications should be submitted online for each position below:

High Energy Theory and Cosmology (PHYS1017H):

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16291

Particle Physics Experiment (PHYS1017P):

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16292

Observational Cosmology (PHYS1017C):

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16293

Screening of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)
 
 

 
 
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