The Institute of Theoretical Physics at Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) seeks to fill research faculty positions (permanent and fixed-term positions). 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 areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields are also welcomed. Information about ITP-CAS can be found at http://english.itp.cas.cn/
Applicants must hold a PhD degree in theoretical physics and have demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding researches. Successful candidates are expected to do independent, innovative researches and encouraged to develop new interdisciplinary research 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 interests and research plan, 4) three to five representative publications, 5) impacts and citations of publications, and 6) at least three letters of recommendation (for applicants of “1000 Young Talent” program, 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. The deadline of application is Oct. 30, 2015 .
Eligibility of “CAS Pioneer Hundred Talents program” Category C:
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in theoretical physics and have three-consecutive-years of overseas study or research experience at least. There will be flexible for extraordinary candidates in the year of study or research experience. The applicant should receive his doctoral degree within 5 years when submitting the application materials.
Eligibility of “1000 Young Talent” program:
Applicants, who hold a doctoral degree in a world-renowned overseas university, should have no less than three years of overseas research experience after obtaining the degree. Applicants, who received a doctoral degree in mainland China, should have no less than five years of overseas research experience. The candidate should be under 40 years old and have a formal position in world-renowned overseas university or research institute.