Faculty Positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Wuhan University
Job Announcement Text: 

Center for Astrophysics in Wuhan University invites applications for all research areas of astronomy and astrophysics for a number of faculty positions to start in the 2019 spring or fall semester. The Center for Astrophysics in Wuhan University is held in 2017, now including 6 faculty members, several postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduate students. Our faculty members have actively involved different ground-based and space Chinese/international instruments, like LAMOST, FAST, KAGRA, the hard X-ray modulation telescope (HXMT), eXTP, the Einstein Probe (EP). The WHU-NAOC Joint Center for Astronomy established in 2018 provides the faculty members in Wuhan University to collaborate with the people in the National Astronomical Observatories of China in multi-wavelength astronomical studies using the large telescopes in China.


Faculty recruitment is open to qualified applicants in any area of astronomy and astrophysics, including cosmology, gravitational waves, high energy astrophysics, radio astronomy, optical and infrared astronomy, nuclear astrophysics. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. The university will recommend the qualified applicants to apply for national awards program such as Young Qianren program (One thousand young talents national program). The successful applicants will be able to retain the substantial benefits under the aforesaid program, in addition to the highly competitive package under offer.


Position requirements:

The applicants should have Ph.D. in astronomy, physics or related fields, and a demonstrated record of research excellence.


SALARY: WHU will provide the world competitive salaries, startup funding, affordable housing, depending on qualifications and experience

START DATE:  March 2020

APPLICATION Deadline: Feb 1, 2020



Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief summary of research interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation (five letters for tenured positions) to be sent directly via email. The application materials should be sent to Prof. Wei Wang, Email:  wangwei2017@whu.edu.cn

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Faculty Positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics-Wuhan University