THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Photonics

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Nov 23, 2021
End of advertisement period
Apr 30, 2022
Ref
508956
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Photonics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 508956) to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics or a related subject, and have demonstrated knowledge and experience in experimental research in optics. Strong technical experience in working with fiber optics components is a must. Previous research experience in experimental quantum key distribution (QKD) will be a plus. Applicants should be highly self-motivated and have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.  The appointee will work on experimental quantum communication, particularly quantum key distribution, under the supervision of Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo.

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 an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.