KIAA-PKU Postdoctoral Researcher in Star and Planet Formation - JRID47529

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
February 28, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
March 2, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
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Attention To: 
Gregory Herczeg
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Street Address Line 1: 
Peking University, Yi He Yuan Lu 5, HaiDian Qu
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Job Announcement Text: 

The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University (PKU), Beijing, China invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate focused on studies of young stars, protoplanetary disks, exoplanets, or related fields with Prof. Gregory Herczeg.

KIAA is designed to be an international center of excellence to promote basic astrophysical research. KIAA's programs are focused in four major areas: (1) observational cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution; (2) interstellar medium, star formation, stellar and planet systems; (3) gravitational physics and high-energy phenomena; (4) and computational astrophysics (N-body, hydrodynamics, and MHD simulations). KIAA members have access to a variety of domestic and international observing facilities and computational resources (including a GPU cluster).  

With English as its working language, KIAA is developing an intellectual environment for scientific exchange. In partnership with the National Astronomical Observatories and other astronomical centers and universities in China, KIAA is engaged in theoretical and observational initiatives, development and utilization of facilities, and training of students and postdocs.  KIAA regularly sponsors thematic workshops, conferences, and special-topic training programs. KIAA is establishing exchange and visiting programs with other Kavli institutes and a network of universities and astronomy centers worldwide.

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