Post-doctoral Fellow in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

first_imgRef.: 503872Work type: Full-timeDepartment: Department of Physics (25600)Categories: Academic-related StaffHong KongApplications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellowin Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in the Department ofPhysics (Ref.: 503872), to commence as soon as possible for twoyears, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactoryperformance.Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Experimental CondensedMatter Physics or a related area, with experience in fabricationsof nano-electronic devices based on 2D materials, andlow-temperature & low-noise electrical measurements. Theappointee will pursue research in quantum nano-electronic devicesbased on graphene and 2D materials in the group of Dr. DongKeun Ki.Details of the research activities and the current publication listcan be found at https://www.physics.hku.hk/~dkkilab.A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications andexperience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medicalbenefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% ofgross income.The University only accepts online application for the above post.Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., acover letter and a list of publications. Shortlisted applicants foran interview will also be asked to arrange two recommendationletters to be sent directly by the referees to Dr. DongKeun Ki [email protected] . Review ofapplications will commence as soon as possible and continue untilMay 31, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever isearlier.Advertised: Apr 26, 2021 (HK Time)Applications close: May 31, 2021 (HK Time)last_img read more

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Backline, THRIV To Host “Come Together: COVID-19 Crisis” Music Industry Support Groups

first_imgBackline, Tour Health Research Initiative Vnion (THRIV) have joined forces to create a music industry support group, titled Come Together: COVID-19 Crisis, to help working professionals navigate the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The support groups set to take place this week are sponsored by VEVO.The coronavirus quarantines, and the developing financial crisis that is sure to follow, impacts few industries more than live music and events. With touring, music festivals, and other mass gatherings representing the majority of the music industry, the cancellations and postponed events are causing huge concern for the professional community that relies heavily on the gig-to-gig lifestyle as their primary means of income.Related: Backline Co-Founder Hilary Gleason Talks Talking On The Music Industry’s Mental Health Problem [Interview]“In times of uncertainty, the natural human reaction is a spike in anxiety and panic,” THRIV Co-Founder Dr. Chayim Newman said in a press release. “One thing that helps moderate that anxiety is community—the reminder that we’re not alone in it.”Backline Co-Founder and Clinical Director, Zack Borer, echoed similar sentiments, saying: “We have heard from countless individuals over the last few days [via Backline’s Case Management program] who are understandably scared and concerned about how coronavirus is affecting the music industry. We want you to know that we hear you and that you are not alone,”Borer will host two webinars along Newman starting today, March 16th, at 6:00 p.m. ET. Monday’s support group is for music industry production and crew members, while Tuesday’s meeting, which is also set for 6:00 p.m. ET, is for artists and artist teams. Below, see all relevant webinar information, including links and call-in numbers.Backline/THRIV Music Industry Webinar InformationFor Monday’s production/crew meeting, please click here to join or, click here and enter meeting ID: 673 111 071. Join from dial-in phone line: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 312 626 6799.For Tuesday’s artists/industry meeting, please click here to join or, click here and enter meeting ID: 564 438 600. Join from dial-in phone line: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923.last_img read more

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Royals owner David Glass agrees to sell team to group of Kansas City investors led by John Sherman

first_img Royals owner in discussions to sell team to Kansas City native John Sherman for $1 billion, report says “A native of this area, John has made a huge impact in our business community and is so passionate about baseball that he purchased an ownership stake in the Cleveland Indians three years ago to begin his relationship with this great game. We are truly blessed to have someone of John’s stature and business acumen available to us from the metropolitan area to take the reins of this organization going forward.”The Glass family bought the Royals in 2000 for $96 million. Sherman is a part owner of the Indians but will give up his stake in Cleveland to take over the Royals.“The decision to sell the Royals was difficult for our family. Our goal, which I firmly believe we’ve achieved, was to have someone local, who truly loved the game of baseball and who would be a great steward for this franchise going forward. In John Sherman we have found everything we were looking for in taking ownership of this franchise,” Glass said. “John Sherman and his group far exceeded our hope for the next caretaker of Royals baseball. His love for Kansas City and the game of baseball is well documented as are his philanthropic endeavors in the surrounding communities. Related News The Glass family has agreed to sell the Royals.Kansas City announced Friday, David Glass and his family will sell the team to a group of Kansas City investors led by entrepreneur John Sherman. According to ESPN, the sale will be for more than $1 billion.“I am enormously grateful to David and the Glass Family for this extraordinary opportunity, and am humbled by the chance to team up with a distinguished group of local investors to carry forward and build on this rich Kansas City Royals legacy,” Sherman in a statement. “Our goal will be threefold: to compete for a championship on behalf of our fans; to honor their passion, their experience and their unwavering commitment; and to carry their hopes and dreams forward in this great Kansas City region we all love — for decades to come.”Sherman and his investment group will become the third owners of the Royals joining Ewing Kauffman, who ran the team from its inception in 1969, and Glass.last_img read more

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