THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Experimental Quantum Communication

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Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2020
Ref
501907
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.

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Quantum Communication in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 501907), 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.  They should have strong technical experience in working with fiber optics components and research experience in experimental quantum key distribution (QKD).  They should also 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 start on August 28, 2020 and continue until October 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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