The Department of Astronomy at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is seeking to fill a number of postdoctoral positions in observational and theoretical astrophysics. The research fields include Active Galactic Nuclei, galaxy formation and evolution, cosmology, and high energy astrophysics.
The University of Science and Technology of China is among the top-ranked research universities in China. The University is committed to provide strong supports to postdoctoral researchers, including competitive salaries and start-up research/travel grants, medical insurance, etc.
Applicants of all nationalities are welcome, and successful applicants are expected to work with one or some of the faculty members listed in the website http://astro.ustc.edu.cn/postdocs. Applicants are encouraged to directly contact with the listed faculties to learn more about the position descriptions, research duties and requirements.
The appointment is awarded for two years initially, and extendable for up to five years contingent on performance and funding.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief research statement of previous research highlights and current research interests, and arrange for three reference letters to be sent to Prof. J.X. Wang: firstname.lastname@example.org, or directly to one of the faculties listed in above website by Feb. 28, 2014.
The positions are open until filled, but materials should arrive by the deadline to ensure full consideration.