Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Quantum Information Theory

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Quantum Information Theory

Department : Department of Computer Science

Closing Date : October 31, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Quantum Information Theory in the Department of Computer Science, 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.


The Department of Computer Science enjoys the reputation of providing high-quality education and conducting top-notch research. It offers programmes at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and has excellent computing resources and supporting facilities for teaching and research. Information about the Department can be obtained at


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 appointments 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 C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy to Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Please indicate clearly in the form the post applied for, as well as the field and level, and the reference number. Closes October 31, 2018.


The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

In your application, please refer to