CAS-CONICYT Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, September 17, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, October 29, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CONICYT) of Chile
Job Announcement Text: 

The CAS-CONICYT Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT) of Chile are inviting applicants for post-doctoral fellowships in observational, theoretical, and/or computational astrophysics. The official announcement of this opportunity will be made at the CONICYT website ( and duplicated at The duration of the fellowship is for 1 to 2 years in a host institution in Chile (depending on the available funds), with an option to extend the fellowship for another year in China.

The program is open to applicants who will have obtained their PhD in astronomy, physics or a related discipline  between January 1st 2012 and December 21st, 2018. Preferential considerations will be given to those applicants with proposed research activities involving collaborations between the Chinese and Chilean astronomy communities. Potential applicants should check out the two web sites above for more up-to-date information on this opportunity, and are encouraged to contact prospective sponsors and host institutions accordingly before applying. We offer an attractive remuneration package including a competitive salary, research fund and financial support for health insurance and relocation expenses from outside of Chile.

During their stay in Chile, fellows will be eligible to apply for observing time as part of the Chilean scientific community, having guaranteed access to 10% of the time in the numerous facilities such as ALMA and the VLT.

Interested candidates should apply by completing the web application form provided at The proposals must be submitted in English, including all the documents listed below:
- CV (including a list of publications)
- A research statement.
- Letter of support from the host organization .
- Copy of the doctorate degree or other certificate attesting the PhD condition,
- Two contacts for reference.
Further inquiries about this fellowship opportunity can be addressed to Dr. Jiasheng Huang, Chief Scientist of CASSACA, Dr. Wei Wang, Deputy Director of CASSACA, and Dr. Javier Martinez of CONICYT.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 21, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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