Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships in Astronomy, Xiamen University

Job Summary

Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Xiamen University, China
Department of Astronomy
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The Department of Astronomy at Xiamen University invites applicants for multiple postdoctoral positions in the broad area of high-energy astrophysics, galaxy formation and evolution, cosmology and the large-scale structure of the universe, nuclear and particle astrophysics, and gravitational wave.

With 17 faculty members, the department actively collaborates on in domestic and international collaborations such as FAST, LAMOST, CSST, JCMT, ALMA, IRAM, and Subaru-PFS in optical/mm/submm/radio wavebands. Additionally, we participate in HXMT, eXTP, EP, HUBS, CAFE, and JUNO collaborations in high energy astrophysics.

Applicants are expected to have completed the degree requirements for a Ph.D. in astronomy or related fields at the time of appointment and should have a proven research track record.

Funding exists for multiple years, and the initial appointment will be for two years, with possible renewal for a third year. The preferred starting date is September 2024 or earlier. The positions offer competitive salaries and benefits, compared to the local standard. Excellent candidates of all fields are encouraged to apply for the Lu Fellowship, which offers supplementary research funding to support their scientific programs and a higher salary. For specific requirements of the Lu Fellowship and the benefits, please visit

Applications must include a curriculum vitae with a list of publications and a research plan, and arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to [email protected]. Please also include a cover letter that names 1 or 2 faculty members you are willing to work with and indicate if you are interested in applying for the Lu Fellowship. For a complete list of department members and activities, refer to Applications received by Jan. 31, 2024, will receive full consideration, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Nov 05
Application Deadline
2024 Jan 31


Ms. Xingyu Shao