THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Condensed Matter Theory

Expiring today

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Ref
201801671
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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.

Department : Department of Physics

Closing Date : November 15, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Condensed Matter Theory in the Department of Physics, to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Theoretical Physics. Experience in numerical studies of strongly correlated systems, such as DMRG and Tensor Network methods, is highly desirable. Applicants who are in the process of completing a Ph.D. degree will also be considered. The appointee will work with Dr. Chenjie Wang to pursue research in topological phases and other strongly correlated condensed matter systems.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter, and a list of publications to Dr. Chenjie Wang at cjwang@hku.hk. Applicants should also arrange three recommendation letters to be sent to Dr. Wang directly by the referees. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 15, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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