Postdoctoral positions in galaxy formation and cosmology

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Publish Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 27, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Zhejiang University
Department Name: 
Physics department
Job Announcement Text: 

The joint research center for Astronomy between Zhejiang University and the Purple Mountain Observatory, CAS, is inviting applicants of all nationality to apply two postdoctoral positions working in galaxy formation or cosmology. The successful applicants will work in Zhejiang University and are expected to collaborate with Prof Xi Kang and his group in both Zhejiang University (Hangzhou city) and Purple Mountain Observatory (Nanjing city). Applicants with experience in hydro-dynamical simulation of galaxy formation, galaxy properties in the cosmic web or local universe, observational cosmology and large-scale structure, are particularly encouraged to apply.

The positions are initially for two years and can be extended to another one or two years depending on performance. The starting date can be negotiable but application submitted before end of March 2020 will receive full consideration. The applicants should hold a PhD degree in astrophysics or related fields. The salary will be competitive. The applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a brief research proposal and three reference letters. The submission and inquiry should be sent to

The joint research center for astronomy between Zhejiang University and Purple Mountain Observatory, CAS, is newly established and is seeking for people with innovative ideas, enthusiasm in mentoring students. The applicants will work regularly in Hangzhou, a very beautiful city in China, and are also expected to travel (a few times/per year) between Hangzhou and Nanjing, connected by high-speed train within 1.5 hours.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, April 20, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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