Postdoc positions, department of Astronomy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Department Name: 
Astronomy Department
Job Announcement Text: 

The department of Astronomy (DoA) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) has up to 8 postdoctoral positions.  Comprising 13 faculty members and a fast growing group of postdocs, the research team at DoA is very diverse and international, spanning across theoretical, numerical, and observational frontiers of galactic dynamics, galaxy formation and cosmology. More information can be found at

DoA is a full institutional member of DESI. It also leads the PFS Chinese consortium. It also has ample research funds,computing resources, and an active visitor program. DoA has close collaboration with the astronomy division of Tsung-Dao Lee Institute, and the particle physics group at SJTU.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on broad areas of interest in the context of (1) galaxy dynamics, formation, evolution and galaxy clusters, (2) numerical cosmological simulations, (3) the large scale structures (LSS) of the universe, (4) observational cosmology and data analysis and (5) theoretical cosmology. All applicants will be automatically considered for a DoA fellowship.

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 individual professors of interest (Jiaxin Han, jiaxin.han@*; Zhaoyu Li, lizy_astro@*; Chengze Liu, czliu@*;  Yipeng Jing, ypjing@*; Juntai Shen, jtshen@*; Haiguang Xu, hgxu@*; Xiaohu Yang, xyang@*;  Yu Yu, yuyu22@*; Jun Zhang, betajzhang@*;  Le Zhang, lezhang@*;  Pengjie Zhang, zhangpj@*; Ying Zu, yingzu@*; @*

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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