Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences

Applications and nominations are invited for :
Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Department of Physics [Ref. A/243/09]

The Department of Physics at the City University of Hong Kong was officially launched on 1 July 2017, which builds on the excellent tradition of the physics faculty in the former Department of Physics and Materials Science. In the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise conducted by the Research Grant Council of Hong Kong, CityU's physics ranked 2nd amongst all eight universities in Hong Kong

The Department of Physics aspires to become a leading physics department in the Asia-Pacific region, At present, the Department's research focuses on the following thematic areas: Computational Physics and Theory; Scattering and Imaging; Low-dimensional Materials; Soft Matter and Biophysics; and Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. For more information, please visit the departmental website,

Applications are sought in broad research themes outlined aove. Candidates of all experience levels are welcome, the appointment will be made at a rank commensurate with the qualifications. Potential candidates in underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. The posts are substantiation-track positions. Substantiation will be considered in exceptional cases.

Duties :Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, conduct cutting edge research.

Requirements :A PhD in Physics or related disciplines, with a strong research record and promising teaching ability.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311]

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