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Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics [Ref. A/460/09]

 

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research.  We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas.  Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:

  • biomedical science and engineering
  • veterinary science
  • computer science and data science
  • neuroscience and neural engineering
  • bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
  • smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
  • AI/robotics/autonomous systems
  • aerospace and microelectronics engineering
  • energy generation and storage
  • digital business and innovation management
  • fintech and business analytics
  • computational social sciences
  • digital humanities
  • digital and new media
  • law and technology
  • private law
  • healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

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Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

The Department of Physics at City University of Hong Kong was officially launched on July 1, 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 Grants 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
  • Spectroscopy and Imaging
  • Low-dimensional Materials
  • Soft Matter and Biophysics
  • Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics


For more information, please visit the departmental website, http://www.cityu.edu.hk/phy.

Applications are sought in the broad research themes outlined above, especially in experimental physics.  Candidates with different levels of experience are welcome, and the appointment will be made at a rank commensurate with the qualifications and experience.  Potential candidates in underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  The posts are substantiation-track positions.

Duties

Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and 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

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Physics, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : phy.head@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae, and a concise statement of research interests and teaching philosophy (up to 2 pages each) through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/. Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: phy.head@cityu.edu.hk). Applications and nominations received will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking #53 (QS survey 2022), and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).

 

 

 

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