Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
09 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Chemistry (25200)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 502065), to commence as soon as possible for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or equivalent.  They should be experienced in theoretical and computational chemistry applied to model of metal complexes/clusters and fluent in written and spoken English and Chinese.  Those with advanced knowledge on the photo-physics of luminescent metal emitters for the applications in OLEDs and photo-catalysis, and previous experience in supervising research postgraduate students and post-doctoral fellows would have an advantage.  The appointee will offer high-quality undergraduate teaching in advanced inorganic chemistry by delivering lectures and tutorials and work closely with Professor Chi-Ming Che on research activities and overseeing the research progress of the development of luminescent materials in his research group.  He/She will also participate in a 5-year large-scale multidisciplinary research supported by the Innovation and Technology Commission, to develop a big data/machine learning/scientific computing platform for the discovery of novel photoluminescent materials and their applications in the OLED industry.  Working off-campus may be required.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Head, Department of Chemistry at

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 September 25, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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