We cordially invite applications for 2 postdoctoral positions at the Institute of Space Sciences (ISS), Shandong University. The applicants of the postdoctoral position are expected to have demonstrated expertise in carrying out original research in extragalactic astronomy. The applicants should pursue independent research in close collaboration with 1）Prof. Lulu Fan (firstname.lastname@example.org) on galaxy formation and evolution, or 2) Prof. Shaoming Hu (email@example.com ) on AGN variability.
The postdoctoral positions are available for a fixed term of 2 years with a possible extension of up to 3 years, depending on research performance and funding availability. The annual salary will be 30,000 to 35,000 US dollars, commensurate with qualification and experience.
ISS is located in the scenic coastal city of Weihai, which with its considerably low living cost and wonderful beaches is regarded as one of the nation’s most desirable cities. ISS can help arrange a temporary or long-term accommodation, which is fully-furnished and in easy reach of shopping plazas, restaurants, the university campus, and the beautiful Weihai International Beach. Rent and utilities shall be paid by the post-holder.
Application will be considered from 1st, May 2018 onwards. The positions will be available from 1st, September 2018 on wards. The exact date can be negotiated. Candidates should submit electronically a CV, a cover letter describing their research experience and interests, as well as names and contact details of two potential referees. Please visit the webpage (http://iss.wh.sdu.edu.cn) for more information.