KIAA-PKU Postdoctoral Research in Microlensing/Exoplanets

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Peking University
Department Name: 
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Job Announcement Text: 

KIAA-PKU Postdoctoral Research in Microlensing/Exoplanets

The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University invites applications for a postdoctoral research position. The appointment will be for two years, renewable for a third year subject to a performance evaluation and the availability of funding.

We seek qualified applicants to work with Professor Subo Dong on either one of the following topics:

(1) Gravitational Microlensing. Working on ongoing projects and planning future space missions (including the Chinese Space Station Telescope, to be launched in 2023/2024) to search for stellar-mass black holes and exoplanets with microlensing.

(2) Exoplanet Distribution. Studying exoplanet statistics, in particular its dependence on properties of host stars using the data from the Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST).

KIAA at Peking University is an intellectual platform for scientific exchange. KIAA is engaged in national and international theoretical and observational initiatives, development and use of facilities, and student training, pursued in partnerships with other Kavli institutes and a network of domestic and international astronomy centers. For more information on KIAA, see

START DATE: May/September/November 1, 2021

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or related fields completed or expected by effective date, and a demonstrated record of research excellence. PKU is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of any nationality are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, list of publications, a 2-page statement of research interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly via email (to [email protected]).

DEADLINE: Applications received prior to Feb 1, 2021, will receive full consideration.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 1, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, February 1, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Subo Dong
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Prof. Subo Dong
Microlensing/Exoplanet Postdoc