Applications are invited for two postdoctoral fellow positions in areas related to galaxy formation, inter/circumgalactic medium, and cosmology at the Tsinghua University, Department of Astronomy in Beijing, China. Candidates with background in observation or theory are both encouraged to apply. Successful candidates can work independently, although they are encouraged to work with Prof. Zheng Cai, on topics related to the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), Javalambre Physics of the Accelerating Universe Astrophysical Survey (J-PAS), Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) surveys, and Chinese Space Survey Telescope (CSST). Successful candidates will also have access to domestic and international observing facilities, including MMT, Palomar and CFHT. Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to design the next generation spectroscopic survey telescope.
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 Limei Jia (firstname.lastname@example.org) and cc Zheng Cai (email@example.com), by January, 15, 2021 to receive full consideration. The applicant should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address prior to the deadline. Initial appointment is for two years, renewable for a third year depending on performance. Successful candidates will be offered internationally competitive salary and subsidized housing. They are normally expected to start at Tsinghua no later than September 1, 2021, although the exact starting date can be negotiated.