Faculty Position Opportunities at Kavli ITS, UCAS, Beijing

Employer
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences, UCAS
Location
Beijing, China
Salary
Unspecified
Closing date
18 Feb 2023
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The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences (Kavli ITS) at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), Beijing, invites highly qualified individuals to apply for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in theoretical physics and related fields.  Special consideration will be given to condensed matter physics, quantum field theory, quantum computation and information, and complex systems including statistical mechanics, bio-physics and quantum chemistry.  Candidates for the positions are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding researches. Successful candidates are expected to carry out independent and innovative researches and encouraged to develop new interdisciplinary research directions.

Merits to join the Kavli ITS:

  • International academic environment. One of the twenty network members of the Kavli Institutes worldwide. We plan to have 1/3 faculty to be non-ethnic Chinese;
  • Joint faculty position in the physics department with light teaching load;
  • Excellent opportunity:  Kavli ITS is undergoing a rapid expansion in its faculty;
  • Salaries comparable to the US;
  • Good housing benefit;
  • Excellent start-up grant, including funding for postdoctoral fellows.

Candidates should submit: a copy of curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a summary of research accomplishments, a statement of research interests and research plan, three to five representative publications, and at least three letters of recommendation sent directly by referees. All application materials should be submitted electronically as PDF files directly to director of Kavli ITS, Fuchun Zhang at fuchun@ucas.ac.cn

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Company

KITS imageThe Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences (Kavli ITS) at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) is engaged in theoretical physics and related interdisciplinary sciences. The mission of Kavli ITS is to establish itself as an international centre of excellence in theoretical sciences.

Why work for us
As one of 20 members of the worldwide network of Kavli Institutes, Kavli ITS provides its faculty members with an international academic environment. Kavli ITS faculty also enjoy a joint position in the physics department with a light teaching load. As Kavli ITS is undergoing rapid expansion, Kavli ITS and UCAS will offer competitive salaries, an excellent start-up grant and good housing benefits to attract talented scientists from around the world. We plan for a third of our faculty to be from outside of China.

Training and development
Kavli ITS values experienced and highly skilled talents, and provides them with various training and further development opportunities. Kavli ITS is highly connected with UCAS as well as many other Chinese Academy of Sciences institutes, which enables itself to offer competitive resources and related support to researchers to carry our research programmes. We also appreciate the international vision of our researchers and encourage them to carry out, and engage in, intensive world-class and interdisciplinary communication activities.

What we are looking for
Kavli ITS invites highly qualified individuals to apply for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in theoretical physics and related fields. Candidates for the positions are required to have a PhD or equivalent degree and have demonstrated the ability to conduct outstanding research. Successful candidates are expected to carry out independent and innovative research and are encouraged to develop new interdisciplinary research directions.


Location
Beijing, China

Number of employees
36

Positions recently recruited for
Multiple tenure-track faculty and tenured faculty

Desired degree disciplines/class
PhD or equivalent degree

Pre-requisites
Eligible to work in China

How to apply
Please send all application material to the Director of Kavli ITS, Fu-Chun Zhang at fuchun@ucas.ac.cn

Closing date
All year round

Contact
Tel +86 (0)10 82640441
E-mail yanpeiming@ucas.ac.cn
kits.ucas.ac.cn

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+86 13810817850
Location
No. 80 Zhong-Guan-Cun East Road
Haidian District
Beijing
100190
China

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