Introduction of ICTP-AP

The International Centre for Theoretical Physics Asia-Pacific (ICTP-AP) is in Beijing, China. It is a Category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Science Foundation China (NSFC) and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, Trieste). ICTP-AP operates in affiliation with the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) and is an ICTP partner Institute. 

ICTP-AP aims to become a world-class research centre, a training centre for talented young scientists as well as an international centre for academic exchange.


Theoretical physics and related fields.

Special consideration will be given to: Quantum physics; Gravitational wave physics and astrophysics; Particle physics and gravitational universe; Gravitational wave detection technology and precision measurement physics.

 Job Description:

The faculty positions are required to have a postdoc, PhD or equivalent degree and have a demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding research. 

The faculty positions are expected to carry out excellent research, mentor postgraduate students, and promote the mission of the ICTP-AP in the region and beyond. 

Successful candidates will be part of ICTP-AP and have joint tenure track or faculty positions at UCAS. We will provide a competitive salary and good working conditions for successful applicants.

Application Deadline: 10 January 2024

Application Materials:

  1. Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae;

  2. List of published theses;

  3. Full text of 10 representative publications in 5 years;

  4. Three reference letters from experts in the relevant fields;

  5. Proposal for future research and related demand.

Please submit your application at:

After submission of the application form, a link to upload the reference letter will be displayed. Please send the link to your referees to upload the reference letter.

Contact Information:

Contacts: ICTP-AP Office

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

Official Web:

Phone: 10-82648142