Tenure-track and tenured faculty positions in astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Tsinghua University
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astronomy (DoA) at Tsinghua University seeks to attract global talents in observational, instrumental and theoretical astronomy, including but not limited to areas of high-energy astrophysics, galaxy and cosmology, time-domain astrophysics, star formation/stellar astrophysics and radio astronomy. The expected starting date is September 1, 2023.

Tsinghua University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China, and is also highly ranked internationally. It is presently undergoing a major expansion in its astrophysics program.

The current research in the Department of Astronomy spans a wide range of topics, including cosmic reionization and 21cm cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution, circumgalactic/intergalactic medium, exoplanets and planet formation, compact objects, active galactic nuclei supernovae, and X-ray binaries. In addition, the faculty members are involved in developing instrumentation for X-ray satellite missions and ground-based facilities. Description of individual research programs can be found at the departmental web site (http://astro.tsinghua.edu.cn ). DoA strives to create an accommodating and stimulating academic environment for researchers of all nationalities. English is a working language.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related field. A complete application should include a CV, a list of publications, and a statement of previous and future research. Materials, combined in a single PDF file, should be sent via email to: [email protected], by November 30, 2022 to receive full consideration. The applicant should also arrange for three letters of recommendation (five for those applying for tenured positions) to be sent to the same email address prior to the deadline. The main selection criteria are research accomplishments and potential for future success. Successful candidates will be offered internationally competitive salary, startup funding, subsidized housing, access to dedicated high-performance computing facilities, and, if applicable, lab space for instrumentation R&D.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 17, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Jia Li
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Shude Mao