Post-doctoral positions in computational astrophysics

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Zhejiang University
Institute for Advanced Study in Physics
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

Center for Cosmology and Computational Astrophysics (C3A) in the Institute for Advanced Study in Physics of Zhejiang University welcomes applications for a number of postdoc positions. Applicants with expertise in the areas of galaxy formation simulations, supernova feedback, supermassive black feedback processes, large-scale structure, intergalactic medium, circum-galactic medium, interstellar medium, star formation, epoch of reionization, and other related computational and theoretical astrophysics fields will be considered.  Current research activities at C3A include hydrodynamic and N-body simulations of galaxy formation, galaxy formation feedback processes, globular cluster formation, accretion disk physics, dark matter and others. C3A is projected to expand significantly at all levels in the next five years. Large computational resources are available. Successful applicants are encouraged to be significantly independent in conducting their research. Applicants should have recently completed their PhD in astronomy and astrophysics or some related scientific computation fields. The appointment is for three years. Long-term fellowships may be granted for exceptional candidates. Internationally competitive compensation is provided along with generous support for research activities and subsidized housing. The positions are available immediately but no later than September 1, 2024.    

Application material (CV, research achievements and a future research plan) should be combined into a single PDF file, to be sent via email with the subject “Postdoc Application +(applicant name)” to Professor Renyue Cen at [email protected].
Three letters of recommendation with subject “Recommendation Letter for (applicant name)” should be sent to the same email address.

All applications received by December 1, 2023 at 11:59pm CST will be fully considered, but applications will continue to be accepted until all available positions are filled.

Zhejiang University was established in 1897 and is one of top universities in China and in the top 50 in the 2023 QS world university rankings. The department of physics was established in 1927, producing famous alumni including TD Lee. The Institute for Advanced Study in Physics of Zhejiang University (IASZ) was founded in 2022 and will be a center for excellence in physics and astrophysics research, and a conduit for international collaboration. 

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Sep 26
Application Deadline
2023 Dec 01


Renyue Cen