Faculty and Postdoctoral Positions
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR QUANTUM MATERIALS
PEKING UNIVERSITY, CHINA
The International Center for Quantum Materials (ICQM, http://icqm.pku.edu.cn/), Peking University, China, invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions and postdoctoral positions in the fields of experimental and theoretical condensed matter physics; atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics; solid-state based quantum information science (QIS); material physics and related areas. Established in 2010, ICQM has attracted both internationally-renowned scientists and excellent young researchers from diverse areas of condensed matter, material physics, AMO, and QIS, and enabled them to work together productively. In 2015 the center has successfully completed its first 5-year international peer review. During the next phase of enhancement, the center has 15 faculty lines (tenured and tenure-track faculty members) and an unlimited number of postdoctoral positions open for applications.
Positions and Qualifications
We are seeking exceptional candidates for all levels of faculty positions, including distinguished chair professors, tenured full/associate professors, as well as tenure-track assistant professors. Candidates should have a Ph. D in a relevant discipline, an outstanding record of research accomplishments, and the capability to lead an independent research group. The position offered will be commensurate with individual’s work experience and research track-record. In particular, candidates applying for position of distinguished chair are expected to be internationally influential in a relevant discipline.
We are also seeking qualified candidates for postdoctoral positions. Candidates should have a Ph. D in a relevant discipline or expect a Ph. D within a year, with a substantive record of research accomplishments, and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty members in the center. The research directions and information of prospective advisors can be found in our website: http://icqm.pku.edu.cn/index.html
Salary and Benefits
All newly hired faculty members will be offered competitive startup resources and office/lab spaces. Annual salaries for regular positions range from 300 K to 550 K RMB (equivalent to US$45,000-82,000). Salaries for distinguished chair professors are internationally competitive and are to be separately negotiated in each case. Peking University provides employee benefits package.
Postdoctoral fellows will be provided an annual stipend up to 250K RMB (equivalent to US $37,000), based on individual’s experience and research performance. Housing subsidies will also be provided.
Applicants should send full curriculum vitae; copies of 3-5 key publications; three letters of recommendation; and a statement of research to Professor Rui-Rui Du at ICQM@pku.edu.cn. Application for a postdoctoral position can also be directly addressed to an individual prospective advisor.