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Faculty positions available (2020)
2019-10-29     Text Size:  A

The Institute of Theoretical Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) (http://english.itp.cas.cn) is calling for application for a few faculty positions at the levels of tenure-track associate professors and fixed-term (3 to 5 years) research associates in 2020. Research areas include but not limited to: 1) Theoretical particle physics and nuclear physics, 2) Quantum field theory and superstring theory, 3) Gravitational theory, astrophysics and cosmology, 4) Statistical physics, theoretical biophysics and bioinformatics, 5) Condensed matter theory, 6) Quantum physics, quantum information and interaction between light and matter, and 7) New areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields. Excellent young scientists working on condensed matter theory, new areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields are particularly encouraged to apply.                                                                

ITP-CAS will provide a competitive salary and working condition for successful applicants.

1.     Tenure-track associate professors (through the nationwide talents program)

The applicant should be under 40 years old and have held a full-time research position in a well-known overseas institution for more than 36 months after receiving his/her Ph.D. degree. When submitting the applications, the applicant should have been working less than one year with a full time position in the Mainland of China or have not taken a full time position in the Mainland of China.

2.     Tenure-track associate professors (through the CAS talents program)

The applicant should be under 40 years old and have a minimum of three years’ research or working experience in a well-known overseas institution after receiving his/her Ph.D. degree.

3.     Fixed-term (3 to 5 years) research associates

The applicant should be under 40 years old and have a minimum of two years’ research experience after receiving his/her Ph.D. degree.

A qualified applicant must have established an outstanding academic record demonstrating that he/she will have the ability of acting as a group leader to conduct independent and innovative research activities at the forefront of research in theoretical physics. The application should consist of: 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) A list of publications together with citations of each paper, 4) Research statement and plan, 5) Three to five representative publications, and 6) At least three references sent directly by referees (to be eligible for the nationwide talents program, at least three references should be from overseas scientists, and for the CAS talents program, at least one reference should be from the applicant’s Ph.D. supervisor). These files (in PDF) should be submitted via emails to Ms. Shuting Guo (Email: facjobs@itp.ac.cn; Tel: 86-10-6258 2398; Fax: 86-10-6258 2366).

 The deadline for receipt of applications is Dec. 31, 2019.

 Attachment: summary list of applicants' information

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