Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Personnel Office

1650 26128
Position ID:ITPCAS-Personnel Office-SRA [#26128]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Positions Available in 2024
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Beijing, Beijing 100190, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biophysics / Biological Physics
Statistical and Biological Physics / Statistical and Biological Physics, Statistical Physics
Condensed Matter Physics / Quantum Information, Soft Condensed Matter Physics, Strongly Correlated Materials, Theoretical Condensed Matter
Astrophysics / Numerical Simulations, Astrophysics and Gravitational Physics, Black holes, Cosmology, Dark Matter, Gravitational Waves, High Energy Astrophysics, particle astrophysics, Theoretical Physics / Astrophysics, Cosmology, Gravitational waves, Particle physics (theoretical and experimental) Physics / Astroparticle Physis, Astrophysics (astro-ph), Astrophysics Theory, Cosmology, Dark Matter, Elementary Particle Physics, Elementa
High Energy Physics / Quantum Field Theory
Appl Deadline:2023/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/09, listed until 2023/12/31)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Positions Available in 2024

The Institute of Theoretical Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) (http://english.itp.cas.cn) is calling for application for a few postdoctoral fellow positions in 2024. Research areas include but not limited to: 1) Theoretical particle physics and nuclear physics, 2) Quantum field theory and superstring theory, 3) Gravitational theory, astrophysics and cosmology, 4) Statistical physics, theoretical biophysics and bioinformatics, 5) Condensed matter theory, 6) Quantum physics, quantum information and interaction between light and matter, 7) New areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields. For more information of the faculty members, please search the website: http://english.itp.cas.cn/people/faculty/.

The applicant must have obtained a Ph.D. degree in theoretical physics or other related fields and should be under 35 years old. The deadline is December 31, 2023.

I. QFT and String Theory Group Recruit Information (Mathematics and Physics of Scattering Amplitudes)

The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS, Beijing) invites applications to fill 1-2 postdoctoral position working on QFT, String Theory and related topics. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in the area of scattering amplitudes. The initial appointment for the positions is for two years (starting no later than October 1st, 2024), with the possibility of a third-year extension. Candidates with a Ph.D. in high energy theory are encouraged to apply by sending CV, research statement, and at least two letters of recommendation to songhe@itp.ac.cn. Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2024, however the positions will remain open until filled.

Contact: Song He (songhe@itp.ac.cn)

II. String theory/QFT/Mathematical Physics Group

We invite applications for a (2+1 years) postdoctoral position in String theory/QFT/Mathematical Physics at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) in Beijing, in the group of Wei Li. Current faculty in the String/QFT group of ITP-CAS includes Song He, Yihong Gao, Wei Li, Jieqiang Wu, Gang Yang, and Ming Yu. In addition, the institute has around 40 faculty members working on particle phenomenology, cosmology, condense matter theory, quantum information, statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics, machine learning, among others.

To apply, please upload a cover letter, a CV, a publication list, and a research statement to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/26008. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted there.

Review of the applications will start on Dec. 15th, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact: Wei Li (weili@itp.ac.cn.)

III. Dark Matter/Neutrino Group Recruit Information

We invite applications for a (2+1 years) postdoctoral position (starting in the autumn of 2024, negotiable) in directions of dark matter, new physics and neutrinos at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science (ITP-CAS) in Beijing. Candidates with experiences or expertise in dark matter direct/indirect detection, axion/dark photon, gravitational waves, astroparticle physics or particle cosmology are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please send a CV, a publication list, a research statement and at least two recommendation letters to songnq@itp.ac.cn. Review of the applications will start on January 1st, 2024. However, the position will remain open until filled.

Contact: Ning-Qiang Song (songnq@itp.ac.cn)

IV. Tensor Networks and Applications Group Recruit Information

The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS, Beijing), invites applications to fill one postdoctoral position in the area of forefront theory and applications of tensor networks. The initial appointment is for two years, with the possibility of a third-year extension. The research field includes tensor networks and applications.

Qualifications

1) Ph. D. in physics or related field 2) Research background in the areas of tensor networks, quantum information/quantum computation theory, or statistical physics. 3) Motivations and innovations are required to contribute to the ongoing projects and to explore new research avenues. For details of recent research progress of the group, please visit the website http://home.itp.ac.cn/~panzhang/ All the required materials including CV, research statement detailing your research interests and experience, publication list, and contact details of two references should be sent to panzhang@itp.ac.cn.

Contact: Pang Zhang (panzhang@itp.ac.cn)

V. Biophysics Group Recruit Information

The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS, Beijing) invites applications to fill 1-2 postdoctoral position working on interdisciplinary research in biophysics, computation, and systems biology. The initial appointment for the positions is for two years with the possibility of a third-year extension.

Our research group focuses on the interdisciplinary direction of biophysics, computational and systems biology, and conducts research.

Qualifications

1) Recently obtained (or about to obtain) a doctoral degree, with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research in biophysics.

2) Have a professional background in physics or mathematics or interdisciplinary biophysics, and experience in machine learning is preferred.

3) Have published high-level research papers in related professional fields.

4) Have a good team spirit, good at communication, have good organizational skills; have a spirit of scientific exploration and the ability to conduct scientific research independently.

All the required materials including CV, research statement detailing your research interests and experience, publication list, and at least two recommendation letters from experts in the field, one of which should be from the applicant's doctoral supervisor. Applicants shall send the materials to wangwk@itp.ac.cn.

Contact: Wei-Kang Wang (wangwk@itp.ac.cn)

VI. Condensed Matter Physics Group Recruitment Information 1

The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS, Beijing), invites applications to fill one postdoctoral position in the area of Condensed Matter Theory. The starting date is negotiable. The appointment is initially for two years with possibility to extend to the third year.

Research fields:

1. Use density functional theory, many-body perturbation theory, and analytical models to study the novel physical properties of materials, such as new topological states, magnetism, electrical/thermal transport, superconductivity, and corresponding material predictions.

2. Develop numerical algorithms and computing software, such as electrical/thermal transport-related codes, machine learning, high-throughput computing, etc.

3. Experience in GPU programming and cooperation with condensed matter experimental groups is preferred.

For details of recent research progress of the group, please visit ORCID: 0000-0002-8591-2652. All the required materials including CV, statement of research interests and achievements, publication list, and two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to ttzhang@itp.ac.cn.

Contact: Tian-Tian Zhang (ttzhang@itp.ac.cn)

VII. Condensed Matter Physics Group Recruitment Information 2

The Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS, Beijing), invites applications to fill one postdoctoral position in the area of Condensed Matter Theory. The initial appointment is for two years and the starting date is January 1st, 2024, or as soon as possible after that.

The research directions include:

(1) Unconventional superconductivity and topological superconductivity; (2) Novel phases in correlated systems.

Qualifications

1) Expertise in analytical and numerical methods used in theoretical condensed matter physics. 2) Priority will be given to applicants with experience in correlated physics and strong programming. All the required materials including CV, research statement, publication list, and at least two letters of recommendation should be sent to xxwu@itp.ac.cn. Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact: Xian-Xin Wu (xxwu@itp.ac.cn)


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