Contact:  leeastronomy[AT]sjtu.edu.cnLocation:  Shanghai, China
Tsung-Dao Lee Institute (TDLI) in Shanghai, China (http://tdli.sjtu.edu.cn), initiated by Prof. Tsung-Dao Lee (Nobel Prize in Physics 1957), is a newly established national research institute and the current director is Prof. Frank Wilczek (Nobel Prize in Physics 2004). TDLI supports research in high energy physics, astrophysics and quantum physics, and aims to become a top-notch physics and astronomy research institute in the world. Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is the contractor and trustee of TDLI and is in charge of the operation of TDLI. TDLI has an internationalised environment with English as its working language
The TDLI astrophysics division works closely with the astronomy department at SJTU (http://astro.sjtu.edu.cn/en/). Current faculty members are active in exoplanets and dynamics, high-energy/particle astrophysics, galactic/extragalactic astronomy and cosmology with projects in observations, theory, statistics, computation, and instrumentation.
In TDLI astrophysics division, we are looking for talented and highly motivated Master and PhD students for Fall 2021 Admission. Successful applicants are expected to start in Sep 2021. These positions are funded partially through individual faculty’s grants. Scholarships such as Chinese Government Scholarship, Shanghai Government Scholarship, SJTU Scholarship are also available for excellent candidates. Please apply before Dec 15, 2020 for the 1st round scholarship application and Mar 31, 2021 for the 2nd round scholarship application. Self-supported applications are open until May 31, 2021. Please refer to the SJTU International Graduate Admission for the enrolment eligibility (http://tdli.sjtu.edu.cn/EN/customize/415). Any other inquires please send an email to leeastronomy[AT]sjtu.edu.cn.