Weak lensing postdoctoral positions at SJTU

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Job Announcement Text: 

Prof. Jun Zhang's group in the Department of Astronomy (DoA) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is hiring postdoctoral researchers in the field of weak gravitational lensing. Zhang's group mainly focuses on weak lensing related topics, including accurate shear measurement, weak lensing statistics, large scale structure and precision cosmology. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work with the team of Chinese Space Station Telescope on weak lensing projects.

DoA of SJTU currently has 13 faculty members and a fast growing group of postdocs. The research team at DoA is very diverse and international, spanning across theoretical, numerical, and observational frontiers of cosmology, galaxy formation and galactic dynamics. More information can be found at http://astro.sjtu.edu.cn/. DoA is a full institutional member of DESI. It also leads the PFS Chinese consortium. DoA has close collaboration with the astronomy division of Tsung-Dao Lee Institute, and the particle physics group at SJTU.

The appointment is initially for 2 years, extendable by another year. Salary depends on qualifications and experience, but will be competitive internationally. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a brief research summary, and arrange three reference letters to be directly sent to: caajobs@sjtu.edu.cn. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. For full consideration, all application material must be received before Dec. 31, 2019.

For further inquiries please contact Prof.Jun Zhang (betajzhang@*; @*=@sjtu.edu.cn)

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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