Two Tenure-Track Positions in the Department of Astronomy, School of Physics, Peking University
The Department of Astronomy of Peking University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions. We welcome applicants working on all fields in astronomy and astrophysics. The positions are at the tenure-track assistant professor level. In exceptional cases, a more senior starting position may be considered. Recruiting is conducted three times each year, and will continue until all positions are filled. The interview is conducted in January, April, or September/October, and the application deadline is normally one month before the on-site interview. The deadline of the next round of application is September 1, 2020.
Peking University is a leading university in China with complete disciplines in all natural and social sciences. The Department of Astronomy offers comprehensive academic programs for undergraduates and Ph.D. students (astro.pku.edu.cn). Together with Kavli Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (kiaa.pku.edu.cn), the department currently has about 21 faculty members with diverse research interests in the general areas of astronomy and astrophysics.
A Ph.D. degree in astronomy or related research disciplines; At least two years of postdoctoral research experience.
Start-up research funding is available. The amount of funding is dependent on the applicant’s research plan.
Base annual salary is competitive. For detailed salary information, please contact us.
Subject to availability, a 2-bedroom university apartment may be rented at a reduced rate. Subsidized housing purchase is likely in the near future.
*** All materials, including reference letters, must be sent to us before the deadline, otherwise your application will not be considered. ***
Personal application (no more than 1 page, as cover letter).
Curriculum Vita with publication record.
Statement of Past Research (no more than 3 pages).
Teaching statement (no more than 2 pages).
Research and teaching plans for the next 3-5 years (in one document, no more than 3 pages).
Reference letters for tenure-track positions: at least three reference letters (including one from the Ph.D. thesis advisor) in electronic pdf format are required. Please ask the referees to send reference letters directly to us.
For applications: Prof. Xue-Bing Wu, Email: email@example.com, Tel: 86-10-62765998
For logistics: Ms. Jie Yao, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 86-10-62756692
Department of Astronomy, School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China, 100871
Web page: http://astro.pku.edu.cn/; http://kiaa.pku.edu.cn