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Kavli Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University in china and the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)is inviting applications for the Kavli Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Several postdoctoral positions are on offer.

KIAA is located in Peking University in China. It has English as the working language, and regularly sponsors thematic workshops and conferences to provide a platform for national and international scientific exchanges.

KIAA has priority access to a wide range of domestic and international telescopes and to domestic supercomputing facilities.

Scholarship duration: 4 years

  • The fellow will spend 2 years at Kavli IPMU and 2 years at KIAA, pending satisfactory performance.

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply

Number of Scholarships:  not specified

Scholarship location:  Japan and China

Level of study: Fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral program

Subject Areas:  areas that intersect the interests of Kavli IPMU and KIAA faculty

Scholarship Award:

  • The award is split between KIAA and Kavli IPMU, and offers an annual salary of $70,000/year and research funds of $10,000 per year.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • The Fellowship is open to all applicants who received their PhD since 1 January 2015, or who will graduate prior to their expected start date.

 How to Apply: The applicant must:

  • Send the following documents by post to their preferred host institute for their first 2 years by November 30
  • The KIAA submissions should be sent via e-mail.

Documents required:

  • a cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • publication list and
  • a 3-page research plan
  • Applicants should also arrange for at least three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address or uploaded at AcademicJobsOnline.org.
Quick Overview—————
Organization The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University and the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
Fellowship Level Research fellowship
Country      Japan
Subject Areas Areas of interest to both organisations
Fellowship Amount Illustrated above
Eligibility Open for international students
Deadline 30th November


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