Peking University

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Earth
and Space Sciences

Closing date 15th Jan 2020

The School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University seeks outstanding candidates for several openings of postdoctoral fellowships, starting in 2020. The School is a premier institution in China and the world in research and education of earth and space sciences. The areas of interests include a broad spectrum of earth sciences (geophysics, geology, geochemistry, space physics, environmental science, and geographical information system). Of particular interests in Geophysics are various branches of seismology (from source to structure), seismotectonics, physics of Earth's interior (from crust to core), geomagnetism, geodesy, earthquake physics, and geodynamics. Candidates are strongly encouraged to identify potential advisers in the applications. Information on SESE research areas, groups, and people can be found at the School website:

The positions are for two years. Salary is commensurate with experience, starting from 200,000 RMB /year. Compensation can be substantially higher along with discretionary research funds, depending on the adviser's research projects and applicant's qualifications. The positions offer health, housing, retirement and other work benefits as regular employees.

The positions will remain open for continuing recruitments. To receive full considerations in 2020, applications should be submitted by Jan. 15, 2020. Applicants must be fluent in either Mandarin or English. Applications (either in Chinese or English) must include (1) curriculum vitae with publications list, (2) 1-2 pages of a statement of research interests (including areas of interest and potential advisers), and (3) contact information for at least two support letter writers (including Ph.D. adviser). Applications and inquiries should be sent via email to Ms. Wang (

published: 04 December 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.