Postdoctoral position in high energy astrophysics at Fudan University

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Deadline:  2012-12-31

Location:  Shanghai, China

The gravity and high energy astrophysics group at Fudan University (Shanghai, China) has one open postdoctoral position in high energy astrophysics. We are looking for candidates with interest/experience in X-ray astronomy, GRBs, and/or astrophysical codes. Preference may be given to candidates who have already worked with XSPEC. Graduated students who expect to receive soon the doctoral degree are also encouraged to apply. The position is available from as soon as possible and the initial appointment is for 2 years, with the possibility of an extension. Salary and benefits are negotiable.

Interested candidates should send their CV (including, among other things, date of birth, contact details of 2-3 referees, and possible starting date), short statement of research interests and/or experience, and publication list to bambi[AT] Please arrange also 2-3 recommendation letters to be sent separately to the same email address.

Inquires can be sent to bambi[AT]

Applications submitted by December 31 will receive full consideration.

Further details:

Fudan University is located in Shanghai and it is one of the most selective and prestigious universities in China. The group joins the effort of founding a new theoretical physics center at Fudan, led by Prof. Yong-Shi Wu, who holds a joint position as Distinguished Professor at the University of Utah in the United States and as a Special Appointed Professor of Physics at Fudan. Members of the group will be able also to interact with people at the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory.

For this position, the net salary for a postdoc with overseas doctoral degree will be about 100,000 CNY/year (roughly corresponding to 1,000 EUR/month), but in exceptional cases it can be much higher.

Fudan can provide apartments of 50-80 square meters inside the campus at very convenient rental rates (about 300 CNY/month, roughly 40 EUR/month).