Research Assistant Professor in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
20 Nov 2023
10 May 2024
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

Research Assistant Professor (RAP) in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 523844)

We now invite applications for the captioned post available in Prof. Wang YAO’s group.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work on projects related to 2D quantum materials and twistronics
  • Driving research activities towards defined goals in specified timeline
  • Drafting reports and presentations relevant to the projects
  • Liaising with project collaborators and partners


  • a Ph.D. degree in physics, and adequate postdoc working experience;
  • strong theoretical/computational background in one or more of the following areas: twistronics & moire superlattice physics, topological physics, quantum many-body physics, light-matter interaction;
  • good interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills

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. Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V. They should also arrange 3 referees to send reference letters to Prof. Wang YAO by email ( directly. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 10, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.