THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics 

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Posted
27 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics 

Ref.  :  201701595 

Department  :  Department of Physics 

Closing Date  :  January 31, 2018 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics in the Department of Physics, to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess, or be in the process of completing, a Ph.D. degree in Physics or Astronomy. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Stephen C.Y. Ng to pursue research in areas related to neutron stars, pulsar wind nebulae, or supernova remnants. Expertise in analysis of radio interferometric, X-ray or gamma-ray data is desirable.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter, publication list, a statement of research interests, and three recommendation letters by e-mail to Dr. Stephen Ng (e-mail: ncy@astro.physics.hku.hk).  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes January 31, 2018. Late application may also be accepted until the post is filled.

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