Recruitment for Postdoctoral Scholar Positions in ISM Group, NAOC

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, December 21, 2020
Archive Date: 
Monday, February 15, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Street Line 1: 
20A Datun Road
Street Line 2: 
Chaoyang District
City: 
Beijing
State/Province: 
Beijing
Zip/Postal: 
100101
Country: 
China
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The ISM Evolution and Star Formation group (http://ism.bao.ac.cn/en/) at the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), are recruiting up to 2-3 post-doctoral scholars in the fields of radio astronomy, with one of the following focuses: 1) pulsar astronomy and fast radio bursts; 2) star formation and ISM in Milky Way and nearby galaxies; 3) galaxy evolution, exoplanet, gravitational wave, and other exploratory topic related to The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST). Our group conducts diverse research projects using FAST, JCMT, SMA, NOEMA, ALMA, Parkes, GMRT, VLBA, Keck, Palomar, SOFIA, etc. Our group is leading the Commensal Radio Astronomy FAST Survey (CRAFTS, http://crafts.bao.ac.cn), one of the five major surveys with FAST. We are also leading projects for the future Chinese Space Station Telescope and SKA.

      We seek candidates of the highest caliber, with emphasis on his/her cognizance of the broad context and forward-looking capabilities. Applications with demonstrated experience in data reduction will be given preference. The successful fellow will have access to NAOC resources including FAST, LAMOST, optical and near-infrared telescopes through TAP (http://info.bao.ac.cn/tap/?q=node/17), JCMT, and ALMA (through China-Chile collaboration). Qualified applicants will be recommended to apply for NSFC young investigator grants, the CAS postdoctoral fellowship, and the EACOA Fellowship, all of which have been obtained by previous fellows in the group.

      The starting annual compensation ranges from $35,000 to $55,000, contingent upon the qualification and performance. A travel and research grant will also be provided. The initial contract will be for one year, with the possibility of yearly renew and salary increase up to 3 years.

       Applicants who are interested in this position can send inquires to Prof. Li, Di (dili@nao.cas.cn), Prof. Tsai, Chaowei (cwtsai@nao.cas.cn), and/or Prof. Zhu, Weiwei (zhuww@nao.cas.cn).

       A curriculum vitae, bibliography, three letters of references and a copy or certificate of degree to Dr. Shi (shihui@nao.cas.cn). The review process will start in February 28, 2021. The application will remain open until positions are filled.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$35000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$55000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Benefits vary according to the nationalities and seniority of the applicants. We promise benefits for applicants similar to those of the existing international fellows with comparable experience.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, April 30, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Hui Shi
Title: 
Dr.
Institution/Company: 
NAOC
Street Line 1: 
20A Datun Road
Street Line 2: 
Chaoyang District
City: 
Beijing
State/Province: 
Beijing
Zip/Postal Code: 
100101
Country: 
China
Phone: 
+861064807823
Email: 
shihui@nao.cas.cn
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Di Li
Email: 
dili@nao.cas.cn