The Institute of Theoretical Physics at Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) seeks to fill research faculty positions under the program of either “1000 Young Talent” or “Hundred Talents of CAS”. Areas of interest include 1) Condensed Matter Theory, 2) Quantum Physics and Quantum Information, 3) Theoretical Nuclear and Particle Physics, Quantum Field Theory, 4) String Theory and physics of the early universe, 5) Gravitational Theory and Astrophysics, 6) Statistical Physics, Theoretical Biophysics and Bioinformatics. Applications from other area of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary field are also welcomed. Information about ITP-CAS may be found at http://english.itp.cas.cn/
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in theoretical physics, have exceptional promise and outstanding record in research. Successful candidates will be expected to develop independent and innovative research programs, to develop new interdisciplinary directions. We offer competitive start-up resources and benefits.
Candidates should submit 1) a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, 2) a summary of research accomplishments, 3) a statement of research interest and research plan, 4) three to five representative publications, 5) impacts and citations of publications, and 6) arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation (for applicants of “1000 Young Talent” program, three of them need to be provided by overseas scientists) sent directly by referees. All application materials should be submitted electronically as PDF files to Ms. Shuting Guo at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by September 30, 2012 are assured of full consideration.
Requirement of “Hundred Talents of CAS” program: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in theoretical physics and have over-four-consecutive-years of overseas research experience after obtaining the degree. The candidate should have worked as assistant professor or in an equivalent position at an oversea university or research institute. The applicant should be under 40 years old, with a possible extension to 45 years old for extraordinary candidate.
Requirement of “1000 Young Talent” program: Applicants should have obtained a doctoral degree in a world-renowned overseas university, and have no less than three years of overseas research experience. Applicants, who received a doctoral degree in mainland China, should have no less than five years of overseas research experience after obtaining the degree. The candidate should be under 40 years old, and have a formal position in world-renowned overseas university or research institute.