Opportunities

Faculty Positions Available in 2022

Source Date of Publication:Nov 16,2021
 

The Institute of Theoretical Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITP-CAS) (http://english.itp.cas.cn) is calling for application for faculty positions in 2022. 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, 7) Theory of intense laser matter interactions, and 8) New areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields. Excellent young scientists working on condensed matter theory, theory of intense laser matter interactions, and new areas of theoretical physics or related interdisciplinary fields are particularly encouraged to apply.                                                                

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

1.    Tenure-track associate professors--through Excellent Young Scientists Fund Program (Overseas)

The applicant should be under 40 years old and have held a full-time research position in an 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.

The successful applicant should work full-time in the mainland of China more than 3 years.

2.    Tenure-track associate professors--through CAS talents’ program

The applicant should be under 40 years old and have a minimum of three years’ research or working experience in an 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.

4.    Assistant Professors--CAS Special Research Assistant

The applicant should be under 35 years old and no more than 3 years after receiving his/her Ph.D. degree. Fresh Ph.D. graduates are preferred.

The most competitive applicants may be recommended to apply for the “CAS Special Research Assistant Program”. Those who have been involved in the CAS Special Research Assistant Program are not allowed to apply.

The application for positions of type 1, type 2, and type 3 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 (for the CAS talents’ program, at least one reference should be from the applicant’s Ph.D. supervisor).

The application for positions of type 4 should consist of: 1) a completed application form for CAS Special Research Assistant Program, 2) copies of Ph. D. degree and graduation certificates, 3) supporting materials of research achievements, 4) at least two references sent directly by referees (one should be from the applicant’s Ph.D. supervisor).

These files (in PDF) should be sent via emails to Ms. Guo (Email: zhaopin@itp.ac.cn; Tel: 86-10-6256 0951).

The deadline for receipt of applications is Dec. 31, 2021.