Faculty Positions:

The Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (CAA), a  new research center established at Shanghai JiaoTong University (SJTU)  invites applications for tenure-track positions in all frontier fields  of astronomy and astrophysics. SJTU is one of top a few universities in  China, and the CAA is setup to become a research center of excellence.  The faculty position is expected to carry out independent research  projects, to supervise students, and to develop astrophysics courses for  our new concentration in astrophysics within the physics major program.   The positions are intended for researchers of all nationality at  levels of associate professors or professors. A competitive salary and a comprehensive package of start-up  research fund and housing subsidy is provided, depending on  qualification and experience. The research center has very good computer  facilities, ample research funds, and an active visitors program. Observers are especially encouraged to apply as China is starting some  big observational programs, and CAA is one of the main participating  institutes.  

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a  brief research summary, and arrange three reference letters to be  directly sent to (via email):

Prof. Yipeng Jing:   ypjing (at) sjtu.edu.cn

Applications will be considered anytime until the  positions are filled. Young oversea Chinese astronomers and  astrophysicists are especially encouraged to apply. The university will  recommend the qualified applicants apply for mega recruitment programs  such as Qianren Jihua and Qingnian Qianren Jihua both for Chinese and  for foreign experts. The successful applicants to these programs may get  a better offer than specified above.

 

Postdoc Positions:

The Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (CAA), a new research  center established at Shanghai JiaoTong University (SJTU) offers postdoctoral positions in the research field of cosmology  and galaxy formation. SJTU is one of top a few universities in China,  and CAA was setup to become a research center of excellence. The  postdoctoral fellowships are intended for active young researchers of  all nationality, and are expected to work with the staff members. The  appointment is awarded for two years initially and extendable for up to  five years. The salary is above 130000 RMB (>20000 USD) annually,  depending on qualification and experience, and an apartment room located  in the campus of SJTU is provided. The research center has very good  computer facilities, ample research funds, and an active visitors  program. Observers are especially encouraged to apply as China is starting some  big observational programs, and CAA is one of the main participating  institutes.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a brief research  summary, and arrange three reference letters to be directly sent to (via  email):

Prof. Yipeng Jing:   ypjing (at) sjtu.edu.cn