Faculty Positions in The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences, UCAS

  • Published: 2016-12-25

The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences (KITS) at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, invites highly qualified individuals to apply for  multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in all areas of theoretical physics and related computational or interdisciplinary studies.  Candidates for the positions are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding researches. Successful candidates are expected to do independent, innovative researches and encouraged to develop new interdisciplinary research directions. We offer competitive start-up resources and benefits.

The KITS is one of the twenty network members of the Kavli Institutes worldwide.  The previous name of the KITS is Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, China (KITPC).  The newly reformulated institute is undergoing a rapid expansion in its faculty and is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research and excellence in teaching. 



Candidates should submit:

1) a curriculum vitae including a list of publications,

2) a summary of research accomplishments,

3) a statement of research interests and research plan,

4) three to five representative publications,

5) at least three letters of recommendation sent directly by referees.


All application materials should be submitted electronically as PDF files to Ms. Tracy Jin at kits@ucas.ac.cnReview of applications will begin on Jan. 1st, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. 


University of Chinese Academy of Sciences shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.




About the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences:


University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) is run by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). As the largest graduate education institution in China, UCAS has about 45,500 postgraduates, 1000 undergraduates and 1300 international students. UCAS maintains 4 campuses located in Beijing, connecting with 5 CAS Education Centers and more than 100 CAS institutes all over China, providing a great education platform for students to practice scientific research.