The Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (CAA), a new research center established at Shanghai JiaoTong University (SJTU) is seeking to fill up to 6 postdoctoral positions in the research field of cosmology and galaxy formation. SJTU is one of top a few universities in China, and CAA was setup to become a research center of excellence. The postdoctoral fellowships are intended for active young researchers of all nationality, and are expected to work with the staff members. The appointment is awarded for two years initially and extendable for up to five years. The salary is above 130000 RMB (>20000 USD) annually, depending on qualification and experience, and an apartment room located in the campus of SJTU is provided. The research center has very good computer facilities, ample research funds, and an active visitors program. More information about the staff and research activities can be found at http://caa.physics.sjtu.edu.cn. Observers are especially encouraged to apply as China is starting some big observational programs, and CAA is one of the main participating institutes.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a brief research summary, and arrange three reference letters to be directly sent to
Prof. Yipeng Jing
Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. For a full consideration, the applications should arrive before December 31, 2012.
University Package for postdoctoral Positions