Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Sep 03, 2021
End of advertisement period
Sep 30, 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Physics (25600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 508162) (to commence on January 1, 2022 for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics. Those with ample research experience in condensed matter theory are welcome to apply.  The appointee will work with Professor Wang Yao to pursue research on Berry Phase effects and moiré superlattice physics in two-dimensional materials, and may also have some teaching duties on the subject of quantum mechanics. Details of Professor Yao’s group can be found at

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 a cover letter, together with an up-to-date C.V. including a publication list and a research statement. They are also required to arrange two reference letters to be sent directly by the referees to Professor Yao at  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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