Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, August 2, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
The University of Hong Kong
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Hong Kong
Job Announcement Text: 

Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 497176)

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 497176), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics or Astronomy.  Those who are in the process of completing a Ph.D. degree in Physics or Astronomy will also be considered.  Expertise in radio or X-ray astronomy, in particular, related to polarimetry, is desirable.  The appointee will work with Dr. Stephen C.Y. Ng to pursue research in areas related to neutron stars, pulsar wind nebulae, or supernova remnants.  He/She will process radio polarization maps of these objects to perform simulations for future X-ray polarimeter missions.

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.

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. (including a publication list), a cover letter and a research statement.  Applicants should also arrange three reference letters to be sent to Dr. Ng (e-mail: directly by the referees.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2019.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Dr. Ng