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 email@example.com.
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