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, material physics and related areas. ICQM is dedicated to bringing in both internationally-renowned scientists and excellent young researchers from different areas of condensed matter, material physics, AMO and enabling them to work together productively. The center has 15 permanent positions (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 associate/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 individual’s work experience and research performance will determine the position offered. 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 informations of prospective advisors can be found in our website.


Salary and Benefits

All newly hired faculty members will be provided the necessary startup resource and research infrastructures.  Annual salaries for regular positions range from 200K to 410K RMB (equivalent to US$40,000-66,500). Salaries for distinguished chair professors are internationally competitive and are to be separately negotiated in each case.


To Apply:

Applicants should send a full curriculum vitae; copies of 3-5 key publications; three letters of recommendation; and a statement of research (for permanent position applicants only) 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.