Skip to main content

Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
31 Dec 2024

View more

Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Physics (25600)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 526581), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Condensed Matter Physics.  Experience in numerical techniques and analytical field-theoretical approaches is desirable.  Applicants who are in the process of completing a Ph.D. degree will also be considered.  The appointee will work with Prof. Zi Yang Meng to conduct research on computational and theoretical condensed matter physics.  Areas of research include diagrammatic calculations, quantum Monte Carlo methods, density matrix renormalization group and tensor network states, and artificial intelligence and neural networks, with particular focus on applying these numerical approaches to quantum many-body systems, such as correlated 2D materials, quantum Moire systems, frustrated magnets, topological order, quantum phase transitions beyond Landau-Ginzburg-Wilson paradigms, etc.  The recent works of Prof. Meng and the group can be found at https://quantummc.xyz/.

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 at the University’s careers site (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter with a publication list and a research statement.  Applicants should also arrange three reference letters to be sent directly by the referees to Prof. Zi Yang Meng at zymeng@hku.hk.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2025.

Company

Company info
Mini-site
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
POK FU LAM RD
POKFULAM
HK

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert