Research Assistant Professor in Physics

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (HK)
10 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
10 Sep 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time



Research Assistant Professor in Physics (PR0116/21-22)

The Department is recruiting a Research Assistant Professor to conduct independent scholarly research in the area of photovoltaics and energy materials to support the on-going development of interdisciplinary energy research within the department and the University.

Applicants should have worked at a university or research institute on a full-time basis for not less than 3 years. They should also have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and mentoring/teaching; and (iii) outstanding accomplishments and research potential. The candidates with relevant postdoctoral research experience will be considered with priority.

The applicants are expected to have experience and publication records in two or more of following research areas:

  • Perovskite photovoltaics and optoelectronics
  • Advanced spectroscopy and photophysics
  • Solution synthesis and processing
  • Thin film characterization

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract up to two years starting on or after 1 January 2022. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (Email: recruit @ hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those who are not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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