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

1650 26291
Position ID:ITPCAS-Personnel Office-FACULTY [#26291]
Position Title: Faculty Positions at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Beijing, Beijing 100190, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Theoretical Physics / Astrophysics, Condensed matter theory, Conformal Field Theory, Cosmology, Gravitation Theory, Gravitational waves, Gravity, Quantum Information, Cosmology, Hadronic physics, Quantum Condensed Matter Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Information Theory, Quantum information/quantum matter, Quantum Statistical Mechanics, String theory, Theoretical condensed matter physics, Theoretical High Energy Physics, Theoretical particle physics
Appl Deadline:2023/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/19, listed until 2023/12/31)
Position Description:    

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The Institute of Theoretical Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) (http://english.itp.cas.cn) is calling for applications for faculty 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) Theory of intense laser matter interactions, and 8) New areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields. Excellent young scientists working on theoretical study of intense laser matter interactions and new areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields are particularly encouraged to apply.

ITP-CAS will provide a competitive salary and good working conditions for successful applicants.

1. Tenure-track associate professors (through Overseas Excellent Young Scientists Fund Program)

The applicant should be under 40 years old and have held full-time research positions in overseas institutions for more than 36 months after receiving his/her Ph.D. degree. When submitting the applications, the applicant should have been working less than one year with a full -time position in the mainland of China or have not taken a full time position in the mainland of China. The successful applicant should work full-time in the mainland of China more than 3 years.

2. Tenure-track associate professors (through CAS talents’ program)

The applicant should be under 40 years old and have a minimum of three years’ research or working experience in an overseas institution after receiving his/her Ph.D. degree.

3. Fixed-term (3 to 5 years) associate professors

The applicant should be under 40 years old and have a minimum of two years’ research experience after receiving his/her Ph.D. degree.

4. Research associates (through CAS Special Research Assistants’ program)

The applicant should be under 35 years old and have post-doctoral working experiences. Outstanding fresh Ph.D. graduates may also be considered. Before submitting the application, please contact one of the following contact persons.

Research Areas for Research Associates

(1) Tensor Networks

Contact Person: Prof. Pan Zhang (panzhang@itp.ac.cn)

(2) Biophysics, Computational and Systems Biology

Contact Person: Assoc. Prof. Weikang Wang (wangwk@itp.ac.cn)

(3) Dark Matter Theory and Gravitantional Wave Detection

Contact Person: Prof. Yufeng Zhou (yfzhou@itp.ac.cn)

(4) Quantum Information and Computation

Contact Person: Assoc. Prof. Dongsheng Wang (wds@itp.ac.cn)

(5) Finite-temperature Many-body Calculations and Sub-Kelvin Quantum Material Cooling

Contact Person: Prof. Wei Li (w.li@itp.ac.cn)

(6) Condensed Matter Theory and First-principles Calculations on Non-strong Correction Systems, High-throughput Calculations

Contact Person: Assoc. Prof. Tiantian Zhang (ttzhang@itp.ac.cn)

(7) Gravitation and Cosmology

Contact Person: Prof. Qingguo Huang (huangqg@itp.ac.cn)

(8) Inter-molecular Interactions and Ultracold Collisions

Contact Person: Prof. Tao Shi (tshi@itp.ac.cn)

(9) Fundamental Aspects of Statistical Physics and Their Applications in Astrophysics

Contact Person: Prof. Chushun Tian (ct@itp.ac.cn)

(10) String theory and Quantum field theory

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

(11) Nuclear physics (Study of nuclear fission, Superheavy nuclei and New elements)

Contact Person: Prof. Shan-Gui Zhou (sgzhou@itp.ac.cn)

(12) Theoretical study of intense laser matter interactions and new areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields

Contact Person: Prof. Shan-Gui Zhou (sgzhou@itp.ac.cn)

The application for positions of type 1, type 2, and type 3 should consist of: 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) A list of publications together with citations of each paper, 4) Research statement and plan, 5) Three to five representative publications, and 6) At least three references sent directly by referees (for the CAS talents’ program, at least one reference should be from the applicant’s Ph.D. supervisor).

The application for positions of type 4 should consist of: 1) Cover letter and curriculum vitae, 2) A list of publications together with citations of each paper, 3) copies of Ph. D. degree and graduation certificates, 4) Research statement and plan with no more than 2 pages, 5) One to three representative publications, and 6) at least two references sent directly by referees (one should be from the applicant’s Ph.D. supervisor).

These files (in PDF) should be sent via emails to Ms. Guo (Email: zhaopin@itp.ac.cn; Tel: 86-10-6256 0951).The deadline for receipt of applications is Dec. 31, 2023.


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Contact: Ms. Guo, 86-10-6256 0951
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
Zhong Guan Cun East Street 55 #, P. O. Box 2735, Beijing 100190, P. R. China
Web Page: http://english.itp.cas.cn