Post-doctoral Fellow in Pure and Applied Mathematics

Hong Kong (HK)
19 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow in Pure and Applied Mathematics
Ref.  : 201701376
Department  : Department of Mathematics
Closing Date  : December 31, 2017

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Pure and Applied Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics, to commence on August 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to two years subject to satisfactory performance. An earlier start date can be discussed if a successful candidate finds it desirable.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree before the start date of appointment. Preference will be given to those who have obtained their Ph.D. degrees within the last 6 years and whose research interests and expertise are related to Partial Differential Equations. The appointee is expected to conduct research and teach one course in the first year. There will be NO teaching duty in the second year.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applications must be submitted online at MathJobs (via and include the following items: an AMS standard cover sheet, cover letter, curriculum vitae (including publication list), research statement, teaching statement and at least three letters of recommendation (including at least one that specifically addresses teaching). Review of applications will commence on December 31, 2017 and continue until the post is filled. Candidates who are not contacted by April 30, 2018 may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.