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), is inviting applications for a postdoctoral position in observational radio astronomy with an emphasis on radio interferometry. The successful applicant is expected to work on the observation planning, data analysis, and scientific interpretation of experiments with VLBI networks (such as VLBA, interferometric experiments with FAST, etc.), VLA, and other radio interferometric arrays. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to lead follow-up studies related to The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) discoveries, especially those from the Commensal Radio Astronomy FAST Survey (CRAFTS http://crafts.bao.ac.cn, e.g. DoI:10.1038/s41586-022-04755-5 and DoI:10.11922/sciencedb.01092).
The starting annual compensation ranges from $40,000 to $60,000, contingent upon the qualification and performance. A travel and research grant will also be provided. The initial contract will be for two year, with the possibility of salary increase and extension to a 3rd year.
Applicants who are interested in this position can send inquiries to Prof. Li, Di ([email protected]), Prof. Tsai, Chaowei ([email protected]), and Prof. Zhang, Bo ([email protected]).
A curriculum vitae, bibliography, three letters of reference, and a copy or certificate of the degree to Dr. Shi ([email protected]). For the candidate who has not yet received his or her Ph.D. degree, the expected date of degree completion should be noted in the curriculum vitae. The review process will start on October 15, 2022. The application will remain open until positions are filled.