The Department of Astronomy at Xiamen University invites applicants for multiple postdoctoral positions within the broad area of extragalactic astronomy, high energy astrophysics, and survey data science.
Applicants are expected to have completed the requirements for a PhD in astronomy or related fields at the time of appointment, with a demonstrated track record of research. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in the following areas: neutron star, accretion disk, gamma-ray bursts, X-ray binaries, multiwavelength observations of galaxies and AGNs, the interstellar, circumgalactic, and intergalactic medium, slitless optical/infrared spectroscopy, and large-scale survey. With 11 faculty members, the department is engaged in domestic and international collaborations such as FAST, JCMT, PFS. We are also involved in TMT, LSST, HXMT and eXTP collaborations.
Funding exists for multiple years and the initial appointment will be for two years,with a possible renewal for a third year. The preferred starting date is September 2019 or earlier. The positions offer competitive salary compared to local standard.
Applications must include a a curriculum vitae with a list of publications and a research plan, and arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by Mar. 15, 2019 will receive full consideration, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.