Faculty Positions in Condensed Matter Physics

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology - Department of Physics

The Department of Physics invites applications for substantiation-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Ranks at Associate Professor or above will also be considered for candidates with exceptional record of research excellence and academic leadership. Applicants must possess a PhD degree in physics or related fields and have evidence of strong research productivity. We seek 

Theorists and experimentalists in the area of condensed matter physics. Preference will be given to candidates in the area of low dimensional and highly correlated materials, and novel wave functional materials for manipulating light and sound. 

Appointees are expected to assume teaching responsibilities for undergraduate and graduate courses, and to conduct vigorous research programs. Further information about the Department is available at http://physics.ust.hk

Starting salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave and medical/dental benefits will be provided. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. A contract-end gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, together with a list of publications, a brief statement of current interests, a plan for future research program, and the names and addresses of three referees, by email to physjobs@ust.hk and address to Chairman of Search and Appointments Committee, Department of Physics, HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong. Please quote reference number "PHYS2509" in all your application materials. Screening of applications will begin as soon as possible, and will continue until the positions are filled.