Tenure-track positions, department of Astronomy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Department of Astronomy
Job Announcement Text: 

The department of astronomy (DoA) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions, in all frontiers of astronomy and astrophysics, from exoplanets to cosmology, and from theoretical astrophysics to observational astronomy. Existing research areas at DoA include observational, numerical, and theoretical cosmology, galaxy formation and galactic dynamics. DoA is also eager to expand into other frontiers of astronomy including exoplanets, time-domain astronomy and instruments. More information can be found at http://astro.sjtu.edu.cn/en.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a brief research summary, and arrange 3 reference letters to be directly sent to: [email protected]. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. But for full consideration, please send all the material by Dec. 31, 2020. Applicants to the Tsung-Dao Lee institute astronomy division do not need to send separate application material, except an email expressing the interest in DoA positions.

DoA is a full institutional member of DESI. It also leads the Chinese consortium of PFS, and CSST cosmology program. DoA members also have access to AliCPT, SKA and other surveys. DoA has close collaboration with the Tsung-Dao Lee Institute, and the particle physics group at SJTU. DoA owns a HPC platform with a 2600 CPUs cluster and a fat node of 6T memory.

For inquiries please contact the department chair, Prof. Xiaohu Yang (xyang AT sjtu.edu.cn).


Included Benefits: 

The position comprises comprehensive University benefit packages for faculty, including generous housing subsidies, medical insurance and retirement benefits.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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