THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Geometry and Mathematical Physics

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
06 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2022
Ref
509114
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mathematics (25500)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Geometry and Mathematical Physics in the Department of Mathematics (Ref.: 509114), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Direct tenure may be offered to outstanding Associate Professor candidates.

The Department of Mathematics provides a solid general undergraduate education in mathematics, offers supervision in graduate study for students with a strong interest in and a capacity for mathematics, and engages in teaching and research aiming at a high international standing. Information about the Faculty and the Department can be obtained at https://www.scifac.hku.hk/ and http://www.hku.hk/math/ respectively. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Pure or Applied Mathematics.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to the Head of Department of Mathematics at xmyuan@hku.hk.

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 appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.  A start-up package that is commensurate with the needs and experience of the appointee will be provided.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter, together with an up-to-date C.V., which should include hyperlinks to any relevant google scholar profiles and ORCID, a detailed publication list with journal impact factor and citations indicated for each publication, and a research statement outlining current and future research plans and interests.  Applicants will also be required to arrange three reference letters under confidential cover.  It is important to note that at least one of the referees should be able to comment, amongst other things, on the applicant’s research ability and his/her contribution to teaching or research in his/her department, while the remaining two should have knowledge of his/her recent academic or employment experience.  Referees should submit their reference letters to https://web.science.hku.hk/job/servlet/ref_submit?event_id=509114 (the referee should input the applicant email address which is the same one as in the online application).

Closes February 28, 2022. Interviews for the positions are expected to be held in March 2022.