Purple Mountain Observatory in Chinese Academy of Sciences (PMO, CAS, CHINA), known as the “Cradle of Modern Astronomy in China”, is currently seeking several young talents who have strong research track record and international impact in the field of astronomy. We support those candidates to apply for "The Thousand-Talent Plan" of Chinese government and "The Hundred-Talent Plan" supported by Chinese Academy Sciences.
If the candidates are succeed to be funded by those talent plans, PMO will offer them faculty position of research professor and afford substantial housing allowance and startup research funding, as well as competitive salary. The treatment and experience requirement could be found at the website in detail
http://www.pmo.cas.cn/talent/qrjh/qnqrjh/201803/t20180302_4969167.html and http://www.pmo.cas.cn/talent/brjh/.
Research fields in PMO include radio astronomy, dark matter experimental searches, galaxy evolution and cosmology, high-energy astrophysics, sub-mm astronomy, solar physics, space debris observation and celestial mechanics, and planetary sciences. PMO has launched the DArk Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE), a space telescope for the detection of high-energy gamma rays and electrons, to aid in the search for dark matter. PMO also leads China's astronomical development in Dome A of Antarctic, and is now deeply involved in the national mega science project "Chinese Antarctic Observatory at Kunlun Station" to search for supernovae, exoplanet and EM counterpart of gravitational waves.
Recently, PMO and University of Science and Technology of China, are working closely together to build a School of Astronomy and Space Science in Nanjing under the strategical plan on the integration of education and research. In addition, its geographical vicinity with Nanjing University (NJU) makes it keep close academic cooperation with School of Astronomy and Space Science of NJU.
The Observatory is current a mixture of Chinese and international researchers, including 333 faculty members, 13 postdocs, and 97 PhD students. Description of individual research programs can be found at www.pmo.cas.cn (in chinese) and http://english.pmo.cas.cn (in english).
The research fields of PMO are listed at http://www.pmo.cas.cn/talent/zply/
SUBMISSION: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, and statement of research interests, and arrange three reference letters to be directly sent to Dr. Wang Hongbo and Email address email@example.com. If one has any inquiries, please address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINE: all application material should arrive before 10th June 2018.