Postdoctoral Fellow in Condensed Matter Theory

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
20 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Condensed Matter Theory in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 492548), 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. Those with experience in numerical studies of strongly correlated systems, such as DMRG and QMC, are welcome to apply. Applicants who are in the process of completing a Ph.D. degree will also be considered. The appointee will work with Dr. Gang Chen to pursue research in strongly correlated quantum matter. The current interest of Dr. Gang Chen covers a wide range of topics in strongly correlated condensed matter physics, including (but not limited to) frustrated magnetism, non-Fermi liquid, spin liquid, Kondo physics, topological orders and phases, spintronics, ultra cold atoms, non-linear optics, thermal transports, quantum hall effects, fermion sign problem for numerics, composite systems with multi-flavor degrees of freedom, et al. The current publication of Gang Chen’s theory group can be found in

A highly competitive salary remuneration commensurate with the appointee’s 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., a cover letter and a list of publications. Applicants should also arrange three recommendation letters to be sent to Dr. Chen (e-mail: directly by the referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 15, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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