The ISM Evolution and Star Formation group 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) fast radio bursts and pulsar astronomy; 2) star formation and ISM in Milky Way and nearby galaxies; 3) galaxy evolution, blackhole accretion and feedback, exoplanet, gravitational wave, and other exploratory topic related to The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST). We are also looking for candidate working on the multi-wavelength follow-up studies for the discoveries by 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), one of the five major surveys with FAST. We are also leading projects for the future Chinese Space Station Telescope (CSST) 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, 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 $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 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 ([email protected])， Prof. Tsai, Chaowei ([email protected]), and/or Prof. Zhu, Weiwei ([email protected]).
A curriculum vitae, bibliography, three letters of references and a copy or certificate of degree to Dr. Shi ([email protected]). The review process will start in January 15, 2022. The application will remain open until positions are filled.