3 year postdoctoral fellowship

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Archive Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Institution/Company: 
The University of Hong Kong
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
CYM Physics Building
Street Line 2: 
Pokfulam
City: 
Hong Kong
State/Province: 
Hong Kong
Country: 
Hong Kong
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a 3-year Post-doctoral Fellow in the Physics Department and the Laboratory for Space Research (Ref.: 499704).

The Department of Physics is committed to excellence in teaching and research and active in many areas of physics,  including Astronomy and Astrophysics, Quantum Physics, Experimental, Theoretical and Computational Condensed Matter and Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics. The Laboratory for Space Research (LSR) is a  multidisciplinary research group under the Faculty of Science with members across 5 departments and 2 faculties.  Information about the Department of Physics and LSR can be obtained at https://www.physics.hku.hk and https://www.lsr.hku.hk.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics or equivalent, and be able to demonstrate a strong research track record including refereed publications. Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and research leadership, the ability to work independently and in a team, and supervise Ph.D. students are essential. Those with experience in space-astronomy missions and large ground based facilities in terms of winning telescope time, and publishing related papers would have an advantage. The appointee is expected to work on late stage stellar evolution under the supervision of Professor Parker in the Department of Physics. Enquiries about the post and the existing research activities should be sent to Professor Quentin Parker, Director, Laboratory for Space Research at quentinp@hku.hk.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should also upload a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V., a detailed publication list and a research proposal.

Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2020

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$52474.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$70727.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Quentin Parker
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
The University of Hong Kong
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
CYM Physics Building
Street Line 2: 
Pokfulam
City: 
Hong Kong
State/Province: 
Hong Kong SAR
Zip/Postal Code: 
0000
Country: 
Hong Kong
Email: 
quentinp@hku.hk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
499704
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Quentin Parker
Subject: 
Postdoctoral fellow in Late Stage Stellar Evolution
Email: 
quentinp@hku.hk