Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
05 Oct 2023
31 Dec 2023
523300
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 523300

We now invite applications for the captioned post available in Dr. Dongkeun Ki’s group.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • perform various research activities to discover and understand new quantum transport phenomena in van der Waals engineered graphene and other 2D materials
  • design/refine/maintain the research instruments and facilities
  • write research papers and represent the group in international conferences when needed
  • teach PhD students and research assistants in the group
  • perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • a Ph.D. degree in experimental condensed matter physics or a related discipline (those who are expecting to complete the degree before the application deadline will also be considered)
  • at least three year’s relevant research experience in nano-fabrication (e-beam lithography, lift-off, etching, etc.), van der Waals assembly, and low-temperature & low-noise electrical measurements
  • having prior experience in using low temperature cryogenic systems is preferred
  • good problem-solving skills
  • the ability to work independently and in a team
  • self-motivated and responsible  

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a temporary basis for 2 years with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post(s). Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter and a list of publications. They should also arrange 2 referees to send reference letters to Dr. Dongkeun Ki by e-mail (dkki@hku.hk) directly. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2023, or until the post(s) is/are filled, whichever is earlier.