Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Physics

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] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph), Cosmology, GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), High Energy Experimental, High Energy Physics, Particle Physics, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Theoretical high energy physics, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics, Theory of Particle Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/10/09, finished 2020/11/01, listed until 2020/04/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Department of Physics

Tenure-track Faculty Positions

The Department of Physics invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in experimental and theoretical physics, with specialty in the areas of High Energy Theory and Cosmology, Particle Physics Experiment, and Observational Cosmology.

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 group 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 group by hiring five new faculty in theory and experiment. Further information about the Department can be found at http://physics.ust.hk.

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

Starting salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing benefits will 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.

Separate application should be submitted via AcademicJobsOnline.Org for the following research areas:

High Energy Theory and Cosmology (PHYS1017H): 


Particle Physics Experiment (PHYS1017P):


Observational Cosmology (PHYS1017C): 


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

We are not accepting applications for this job through AcademicJobsOnline.Org right now. Please see the job description above on how to apply.
Contact: Department of Physics, 852-23857268, +852-23581652 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
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
Web Page: http://physics.ust.hk/