KIAA Postdoctoral Position for Research on AGN Host Galaxies

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Peking University
Department Name: 
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
No. 5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District
Job Announcement Text: 

The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University invites applications for a postdoctoral research appointment. The appointment will be for two years, renewable for a third year subject to a performance evaluation and the availability of funding.

We seek qualified applicants to work with Professors Ran Wang and Luis C. Ho on topics related to the co-evolution of quasars and their host galaxies. Applicants with experience on observational studies of AGN host galaxies, especially expertise in ALMA/mm interferometry, optical imaging, or optical IFU data analysis are especially encouraged to apply.  

KIAA at Peking University is an intellectual platform for scientific exchange. KIAA is engaged in national and international theoretical and observational initiatives, development and use of facilities, and student training, pursued in partnerships with other Kavli institutes and a network of domestic and international astronomy centers. For more information on KIAA, see

RANK: Postdoctoral fellow.

SALARY: Depending on qualifications and experience.

START DATE:  May/September/November 1, 2021

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or related fields completed or expected by the effective date, and a demonstrated record of research excellence. The successful applicant should begin at KIAA within 3 years of their PhD diploma. PKU is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of any nationality are encouraged to apply.


Applicants should send a CV, a list of publications, a brief summary of research interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation.

Please submit your application through AcademicJobsOnline:

Please contact Prof. Ran Wang ([email protected]) if you have any questions.

DEADLINE: Applications received prior to November 30, 2020 will receive full
consideration, but position will remain open until filled.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 30, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Ran Wang