Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Photonics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
09 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
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 Physics (25600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Photonics (2 posts) in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 503713) 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 also have strong technical experience in working with fiber optics components and research experience in experimental quantum key distribution (QKD) are desirable, but not necessary.  Applicants should be highly self-motivated and have an excellent command of written and spoken English.  The appointees 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 commence as soon as possible and continue until July 15, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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