The galaxy and cosmology group at Purple Mountain Observatory (PMO), Chinese Academy of Science, invites applicants for one post-doctoral position. The candidate is expected to work on the analyses of cosmic web using either observational data or simulation, studying the impact of cosmic web on galaxy properties. Candidates with rich experience on running hydro-dynamical simulation are also encouraged to apply.
Salary: depending on qualification and experience
Start date: negotiable, no later than September 30, 2019
Deadline: Application before March 31, 2019 will receive full consideration
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a brief research summary, and arrange three reference letters to (via email)
Prof. Xi Kang (Kangxi@pmo.ac.cn)
PMO is located in Nanjing, just one hour from Shanghai by high-speed train. The galaxy and cosmology group has 6 faculty members with 10 graduate students. Research topics include models for galaxy formation, N-body/hydro-dynamical simulation, strong and weak lensing. The group owns a middle-size computer, with 1200 CPU cores. The successful candidate will have full access to the computer and can apply for independent funding from NSFC, from the CAS President's International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI). PIFI will provide highly competitive salary if succeed.