Department of Earth Systems Science, Tsinghua University

Fellowship ID:Tsinghua University-Department of Earth Systems Science-POSTDOCTORAL [#11150]
Fellowship Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship on energy, climate change and sustainability
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Beijing, Beijing, China
Subject Areas: Actuarial Science
Earth and Environmental Sciences
environmental sustainability
Public Policy
Applied Ecology / Urban Ecology (more...)
Appl Deadline:2018/11/04 (posted 2018/05/04, listed until 2018/11/04)

Established in 1911, Tsinghua University is a unique comprehensive university bridging China and the world, connecting ancient and modern, and encompassing the arts and sciences. As one of China's most prestigious and influential universities, Tsinghua is committed to cultivating global citizens who will thrive in today's world and become tomorrow's leaders. Through the pursuit of education and research at the highest level of excellence, Tsinghua is developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing sustainability problems in the world. Tsinghua University is 4th worldwide in the 2017 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. Since 2015, Tsinghua has been ranked as the world No.1 in engineering and computer science.

The new established Department of Earth System Sciences, Tsinghua University, joint with California Institute of Technology and University of Cambridge that provide postdoc fellowship on interdisciplinary research on applied energy, climate change and sustainability. We seek four Post-Doctoral Research Scholars to lead the interdisciplinary research group. The focus of the research could be (but not limited to) on one of the following areas:

1. Climate science and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions; de-carbonization of energy system.

2. Data driven analysis on anthropogenic carbon budget especially in developing countries.

3. Co-benefits of mitigating anthropogenic carbon emissions and the air pollution emissions.

4. Quantitative measurements of carbon footprints and environmental impacts embodied in international trade, and the assessment of regional and global sustainability

Job Requirements:

Candidates should receive their Ph.D. degrees at any university in the world though proficiency in English is required. Tsinghua University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from female candidates and members of underrepresented minority groups.


The fellowship provides a competitive annual salary plus staff benefits and comes with a small research discretionary fund. The fellowships are two years guaranteed with another two years contingent on satisfactory review.

The position and salary will be provided by Tsinghua University, Beijing, but research can be conducted in United States (California Institute of Technology) or United Kingdom (University of Cambridge) upon meeting the visa requirements.

Applicants should submit cover letter and full CV for consideration.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Room 801, Mengminwei Science Building, Department of Earth System Science Tsinghua University,Tsinghua University, Haidaian, Beijing, 100084, China

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