The School of Astronomy and Space Science at Nanjing University invites applications from qualified candidates for the tenure-track assistant professor positions. Nine positions are available in total, including
2 in high-energy astrophysics and gravitational wave astronomy,
2 in extragalactic astronomy and cosmology,
2 in extra-solar planets,
1 in solar physics,
1 in astronomical reference system and high precision astrometry and
1 in space science.
The application deadline is January 10, 2021, and the first-round results are expected to be announced by the end of January 2021.
The School is one of the most prestigious Astronomy Schools/Departments in China, and the steady growth has enabled the school to rank highly in all previous China discipline evaluation. The school is currently staffed with 60 faculty, including 4 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Science and 4 Changjiang distinguished professors. It is a member institute of the SDSS-V project, and has MoU with IRAM and SAO to access IRAM 30m, NoEMA telescopes and Submillimeter Array. The school also runs a Near-Infrared Solar Eruption Tracer (ONSET) telescope for the solar physics and a Time Domain Observatory (TiDO) for time-domain astronomy. In addition, the school started the construction of 2.5m Wide Field & High-resolution Telescope (WeHoT) in late 2019.
Ø Applicants should have a PhD degree in astronomy or a closely related field.
Ø Successful candidates should have a proven track record of excellent original research.
Ø Successful candidates should have the ability to teach core courses at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels
Ø Demonstrated capacity or potential for future innovation in research and teaching are essential.
Ø Curriculum vitae with publication records
Ø Research statement (3 pages for text)
Ø Research plan (3 pages for text)
Ø Three letters of recommendation
Ø Teaching statement (1 page for text)
Ø The standard of remuneration is no less than RMB 400,000 YUAN before tax per year, depending on the experiences and qualifications.
Ø The start-up research funding is no less than RMB 1,000,000 YUAN.
Ø Housing subsidies are available.
Ø The school will help fellows out with children’s entrance to NJU affiliated kindergarten, primary school, and secondary school.
Ms. Yan YANG；Email: firstname.lastname@example.org；Tel: 86-25-89681240