Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mathematics (Ref.: 493741), to commence on July 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to two years subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree, with research interests and expertise related to Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, Number Theory, Lie Theory and Representation Theory, Machine Learning, Optimization, Operations Research, Information Theory, Stochastic and Partial Differential Equations, and Computational and Financial Mathematics. Those who have obtained their Ph.D. degrees within the last 6 years are preferred. Applicants who are in the process of completing a Ph.D. degree will also be considered. The appointee will carry out academic activities and teaching duties as assigned by the Head of Department of Mathematics.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V. (including a publication list), a cover letter, a research statement and a teaching statement. Applicants should also arrange three recommendation letters (including at least one that specifically comments on the applicant’s teaching performance) to be sent to directly by the referees. Review of applications will start on January 31, 2019 and continue until February 28, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Job location: 
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong
Hong Kong S.A.R., China
Contact and application information
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Contact name: 
Prof Patrick NG
Contact email: