Peking University, Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Position ID:Peking University-Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics-2021POSTDOC [#17856]
Position Title: Postdocs at KIAA
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Beijing, Beijing 100871, China [map]
Subject Areas: Astrophysics / Astrophysics and Gravitational Physics, Gravitational Waves
Appl Deadline:2021/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/12/23, finished 2021/10/02, listed until 2021/04/21)
Position Description:    

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

The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University invites applications for a postdoctoral research appointment. The appointment will be for two years, renewable for a third year subject to a performance evaluation and the availability of funding.

We seek qualified applicants to work with Professor Lijing Shao on topics related to gravitational astrophysics. Applicants with experience on theoretical aspects of pulsar astronomy, gravitational-wave astronomy, black hole spacetimes are especially encouraged to apply.

KIAA is located on the historic grounds of Peking University, has English as the working language, and regularly sponsors thematic workshops and conferences to provide a platform for national and international scientific exchanges. KIAA is engaged in national and international theoretical and observational initiatives, development and use of facilities, and student training, pursued in partnerships with other Kavli institutes and a network of domestic and international astronomy centers.

For more information on KIAA, see RANK: Postdoctoral fellow. SALARY: Depending on qualifications and experience.

START DATE:  May/September/December 1, 2021

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or related fields completed or expected by the effective date, and a demonstrated record of research excellence. The successful applicant should begin at KIAA within 3 years of their PhD diploma. PKU is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of any nationality are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should send a CV, a list of publications, a brief summary of researchinterests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation.

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

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