Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 23,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 1,800 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Tenure-Track Professor in the Department of Physics
Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment as Professor in the Department of Physics, from as soon as possible. The post will initially be made on a three-year term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement. Tenure may be offered to qualified candidates.
The position will be in any field of Physics. Existing research activities in the Department include astrophysics, condensed matter physics, high energy physics, and materials science. Candidates with excellent qualifications and commitment to high-quality research and excellence in teaching are encouraged to apply. The appointee is expected to provide academic leadership in research and teaching.
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as housing benefits, leave, and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.
For enquiries about the existing research activities and the specific job requirements, please write to Professor F.C. Zhang, Head, Department of Physics (e-mail: email@example.com). Interested applicants should submit a completed application form, together with a full C.V., a detailed publication list, a research plan, and a statement on teaching philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate clearly “Ref.: 201200995 (Tenure-Track Professor in Department of Physics)” in the subject of the email.
Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes December 8, 2012. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.
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