Two postdoc positions are avaiable at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics Asia-Pacific (ICTP-AP) in Beijing, and are expected to begin in the fall of 2023.

One will be working with Prof. Jun Zhang ( on gravitational effective field theories, gravitational waves, and potential gravitational wave signals beyond GR.

The other one will work with Prof. Huaike Guo (, who will join ICTP-AP in 2023, on gravitational wave science and data analysis in connection with physics beyond the standard model and dark matter.

Both positions are for two years and can be extended for an additional year contingent on performance. 

The salary is around 320,000 CNY per year before tax. Additional funding is available for travel expenses, and benefits are purchased by the institute.

ICTP-AP operates in affiliation to the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), and is under the auspices of UNESCO  in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the National Science Foundation China (NSFC) and the Abdus Salam   International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, Trieste).

Application deadline and start date:  

Applications will be considered as they are received, the start date is flexible but as soon as possible.

The deadline of submission is 28 November, 2022.

Application Materials:

· A cover letter and CV;

· List of publications;

· A brief research statement;

· Three reference letters from experts in the relevant fields .

Online Application:

Please fill the application form and upload application materials at:

Contacts: ICTP-AP Office

Address: No.55, Zhongguancun East Street, Beijing, China.

Phone: 10-82648142