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Recruitment of Research Assistant Professor (PR0803/21-22)

The Department is recruiting ONE scholar at the rank of Research Assistant Professor in the area of photovoltaics and energy materials to support the on-going development of interdisciplinary energy research within the department and the university.  

Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and mentoring/teaching; and (iii) outstanding accomplishments and research potential.  The candidates with relevant postdoctoral research experiences in reputed institutes will be considered with priority.  The applicants are expected to have experience and publication records in two or more of following research areas:

  • Perovskite solar cells
  • Emergent properties (mechanical, thermoelectric, etc.) of thin film materials
  • Solution synthesis and processing

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract up to two years starting on or after 1 December 2022.  Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works. They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (Email: directly. Those who are not invited for interview 4 months after the submission date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 16 July 2022