Peking University, Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Fellowship ID:Peking University-Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics-POSTDOCFELLOWS2021 [#16867]
Fellowship Title: Postdoctoral Fellowships at Peking University
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Beijing, Beijing 100871, China [map]
Subject Areas: Astrophysics / Adaptive Optics, Astrophysics, Black holes, Computational Astrophysics, Cosmology, Dark Matter, Exoplanet Imaging, Experimental Astrophysics, Galaxy Formation, Gravitational Waves, High Energy Astrophysics, Interstellar Medium, mathematics, Neutrino Astronomy, Numerical Astrophysics, Numerical Simulations, particle astrophysics, philosophy of physics, Planet formation, Relativity, Star formation, Theoretical Astrophysics, Time-Domain
Appl Deadline:2020/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/09/28, finished 2021/06/05, listed until 2021/03/14)

*** this fellowship has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) jointly with the Department of Astronomy at Peking University (PKU), Beijing, China invites applications for

(1) KIAA Fellowships

(2) Kavli Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship, jointly with Kavli IPMU

(3) PKU-SHAO Joint Postdoctoral Fellowships

(4) KIAA-ICRAR Joint Postdoctoral Fellowships

KIAA is located on the historic grounds of Peking University in China, has English as the working language, and regularly sponsors thematic workshops and conferences to provide a platform for national and international scientific exchanges. Astronomy at PKU includes 25 faculty, 35 postdoctoral fellows, 80 graduate students, 120 undergraduates, and many visiting scholars. KIAA is leading a wide range of scientific initiatives, including scientific development for the Chinese Space Station Telescope. At KIAA, fellows can access observing time on Chinese national facilities, including FAST and LAMOST. For more information on these fellowships and all other postdoctoral opportunities at KIAA, see:

These positions are open to applicants in any area of astrophysics. KIAA fellowships are awarded for two years, renewable for a third year subject to a performance evaluation and the availability of funding. Successful applicants are expected to carry out independent and original research in collaboration with PKU astronomers.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should submit the following: Cover letter, CV, brief summary of research experience, plan of future research, and at least three confidential letters of recommendation to arrive by November 30. The cover letter should state explicitly whether the applicant is interested only in specific fellowships or whether the applicant is interested in all opportunities at PKU Astronomy. Applicants are encouraged to identify faculty members with whom they could pursue collaborative projects.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Peking University
5 Yiheyuan Road
Haidian District
Beijing 100871
P. R. China