Physics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

963 5236
Position ID:HKUST-Physics-PTC [#5236, PHYS1017]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Positions (PHYS1017)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Gravitational Physics, Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Particle Physics, String Theory, Particle Physics, Cosmology, Particle/Cosmology Theory, High Energy Physics, Theory of Particle Physics, High Energy Experimental
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2018/01/01, updated 2017/08/11)
Position Description:    

Department of Physics

Tenure-track Faculty Positions

The Department of Physics invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in both theoretical and experimental physics, with specialty in any area of particle physics, cosmology, or string theory.

Appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or above will be considered for candidates with an exceptional record of research excellence and academic leadership.  The current faculty at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in particle physics and cosmology include Professor Andy Cohen, Professor George Smoot, Professor Henry Tye, Dr Tao Liu, and Dr Yi Wang. The department is growing its effort in particle physics and cosmology by hiring five new faculty in theory and experiment.  Further information about the Department can be found at

Applicants must possess a PhD degree in physics or a related field. The successful candidate should have a strong track record of research in high energy physics and/or cosmology. In addition to pursuing a vibrant research program the candidate is expected to engage in effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Starting salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits including annual leave and medical/dental benefits will be provided. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. A contract-end gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.


Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, together with a cover letter, a list of publications, a brief statement of current interests, a plan for future research program, and three reference letters, via AcademicJobsOnline.Org

Please quote reference number "PHYS1017" in your application materials. 

Screening of applications will begin as soon as possible, and will continue until the positions are filled. 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Chairman of Search and Appointments Committee,
Department of Physics,
Room 4461, 4/F, Lifts 25-26,
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay,
Kowloon, Hong Kong

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