Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantum Information Theory at The University of Hong Kong

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantum Information Theory at The University of Hong Kong

October 11, 2018 Jobs 0

Applications are invited for appointment as  Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in
Quantum Information Theory in the Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong, to commence on  January 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three year fixed term basis, with
consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three year fixed term contract.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a
related field, with a strong commitment to  research and teaching. A solid track record in
research is essential.  The position is in Quantum Information Theory. Candidates in the
areas of quantum complexity theory, quantum simulations, quantum machine learning,
quantum Shannon theory, and quantum cryptography are particularly welcome to apply.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.
The appointment will attract a contract end gratuity and University  contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as  leave and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date CV,  a
research plan, and a statement on teaching philosophy to

Application forms (341/1111) can be  downloaded at

Please indicate clearly  in the form the post applied for, as well as the field and level,  and the reference number 201801235.

Further information about the application can be obtained at and

The deadline for applications is October 31, 2018.


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