Southern University of Science and Technology, Physics

Position ID:Southern University of Science and Technology-Physics-POSTDOC [#23762]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in theoretical cosmology and high-energy physics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Subject Areas: Physics / GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Cosmology, Gravitational Physics, HEP-Theory (hep-th), Theoretical Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2023/01/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/17, finished 2023/07/15, listed until 2023/05/17)
Position Description:    

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

The theoretical high-energy physics and astrophysics group of the Department of Physics at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, China, invites applications for a postdoctoral position with starting date in the summer or autumn of 2023.

The group comprises three faculty members and several research associates, postdocs and students, with research interests in the areas of theoretical cosmology, modified gravity, quantum gravity, quantum field theory, nuclear physics and astrophysics.

The successful candidate will join the team of Prof. Sebastian Garcia-Saenz and will pursue research in the subjects of cosmology and modified theories of gravity. They will also be encouraged to interact with the other members of the group as well as to develop an independent research program.

The position is for 2 years, with the possibility of an extension subject to performance and the availability of funding. Such an extension would be accompanied with a promotion to research associate and a significant salary raise. In addition, SUSTech postdocs may apply for extra funding offered by the Shenzhen government and the National Science Foundation of China.

Applicants should have a PhD in physics or related fields by the time of commencement. They are required to submit a CV, a list of publications, a brief research statement and to arrange for three reference letters to be submitted via AJO.

Applications from both Chinese and overseas candidates are welcome. Successful overseas applicants will receive support from the university in their visa application.

Review of applications will start on January 8, 2023. Applications submitted after this date may be considered provided the position remains vacant.

SUSTech Physics Department website:

Inquiries may be sent to the group admin Ms. Maggie Ma:

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

Further Info:
email address
College of Science, Southern University of Science and Technology, No 1088, Xueyuan Rd., Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China