Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Observational Cosmology

Hong Kong
Thursday, 15 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 31 October 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tenure-track Faculty Position

The Department of Physics invites applications for tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Observational Cosmology.

Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or above will be considered for the candidate with an exceptional record of research excellence and academic leadership.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.

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.

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:

Applicant should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a list of publications, a brief statement on research and teaching, and three reference letters, via [https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16293]

Please quote reference number "PHYS1017C" in your application materials.

Screening of applications is on-going and will continue until the position is filled.

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