Assistant Professor in Observational Cosmology

Hong Kong (HK)
01 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

Tenure-track Faculty Positions

The Department of Physics invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in experimental and theoretical physics, with specialty in the areas of High Energy Theory and Cosmology, Particle Physics Experiment, and Observational Cosmology.

Appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or above will be considered for candidates with an exceptional record of research excellence and academic leadership.  The current faculty at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in particle physics and cosmology group include Professor Andy Cohen, Professor George Smoot, Professor Henry Tye, Professor Tao Liu, and Professor Yi Wang. The Department is growing its effort in particle physics and cosmology group 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 candidate should have a strong track record of research. In addition to pursuing a vibrant research program the candidates 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. Initial appointment will normally be on a three-year contract.  A contract-end gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, together with a cover letter, a list of publications, a brief statement of current interests, a plan for future research program, and three reference letters, via AcademicJobsOnline.Org.

Observational Cosmology (PHYS1017C): 


Screening of applications will begin as soon as possible, and will continue until the positions are filled.  

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