Postdoctoral fellowships on LSS and cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Archive Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Job Announcement Text: 

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is investing heavily on astronomical research. The two astronomy units, the department of Astronomy (DoA) and the Tsung-Dao Lee Institute (TDLI) astronomy division, invite applications for three types of postdoctoral fellowships and applicants to any one of them will be automatically considered for all the others.                                           

  1. TDLI postdoctoral fellowships (3 positions):  
  2. DoA fellowships (2 positions):                       
  3. LSS fellowships (2 positions). This is the newly established fellowship, detailed below.

The large scale structure (LSS) of the universe is a major research area of SJTU astronomy.  It receives generous support from the prestigious NSFC innovative research group project. Key members include Pengjie Zhang (PI), Yipeng Jing, Xiaohu Yang, Jun Zhang and Haiguang Xu. The successful candidates will be expected to work on LSS and cosmology in general. They will also have access to cosmological surveys such as DESI, PFS, SKA and AliCPT.

The appointment is initially for 2 years, extendable by another year. Salary depends on qualifications and experience, but will be competitive internationally. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a brief research summary, and arrange three reference letters to be directly sent to: Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. For full consideration, all application material must be received before Dec. 31, 2019.

For further inquiries please contact professor Pengjie Zhang, zhangpj AT

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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