The Department of Physicsinvites applications for tenure-track faculty position at the AssistantProfessor level in ObservationalCosmology .
Appointment at the rank of AssociateProfessor or above will be considered for the candidate with an exceptionalrecord of research excellence and academic leadership.
The current faculty inthe particle physics and cosmology group at The Hong Kong University of Scienceand Technology include Professor Andrew Cohen, Professor Tao Liu, ProfessorKam-Biu Luk, Professor Kirill Prokofiev, Professor George Smoot, ProfessorHenry Tye, and Professor Yi Wang.
The department is expanding its effort inthis area by hiring five new faculty in theory and experiment. Furtherinformation about the Department can be found at http : / / physics.ust.hk.
Applicants must possess a PhD degreein physics or a related field. The successful candidates should have a strongtrack record of research.
Appointments at the rank of Associate Professor orabove will be considered for candidates with an exceptional record of researchexcellence and academic leadership.
In addition to pursuing a vibrant researchprogram, appointees are expected to engage in effective teaching at theundergraduate and graduate levels.
Starting salary will be highlycompetitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringebenefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housingbenefits will be provided where applicable.
The initial appointment prior totenure will normally be on three-year contract terms. A gratuity will bepayable upon successful completion of a contract.
Application Procedure :
Applicant should submit their curriculum vitae,a cover letter, a list of publications, a brief statement on research andteaching, and three reference letters, via https : / / academicjobsonline.
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Please quote reference number"PHYS1017C" in your application materials.
Screeningof applications is on-going and will continue until the position is filled.