Job Opening

Postdoctoral Positions in seismic tomography


Posted: 01/05/2022

Open Until: 03/06/2022

The Earth and Space Sciences department (ESS) at Southern University of Science and Technology (Sustech) at Shenzhen is looking for postdoctoral researchers in seismic tomography. The initial contract for successful applications would be for two years. Reappointment or promotion to be assistant/associate research professor is possible after the two-year appointment, subject to work performance and satisfactory progress.

Applicants should hold a PhD in geophysics/seismology or a related field at the time of appointment. Experiences in the following areas are welcome: seismic tomography, ambient noise tomography, and full-waveform tomography.

The salary for the position will depend on experience but will begin at about ¥335,000 (~USD$50K) per year, including health care benefits, with additional research support of ¥25,000 per year. Outstanding applications can apply for Chancellor’s postdoctoral fellowship with a salary of about ¥500,000 (~$70K) per year and the young postdoc project in Shenzhen (about ¥600,000 life support). Successful applicants are also encouraged to apply for research funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (PI and/or co-PI) to conduct scientific work independently on related research topics.

SUSTech is a public university founded in Shenzhen, China. It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world. SUSTech was born in 2011 with a mission to reform higher education in China. Since then, it has been widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in collectively moving China's higher education forward to match China's ever-growing role in the international arena. Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are the three pillars for SUSTech to stand out with distinctive Characteristics.

For more information about the position, please contact Prof. Yingjie Yang ( For information about ESS, please go to the webside [url=][/url].

To apply, please send a CV (including education/work experience, list of publications), a short (2-5 pages) statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of at least two academic references to Review of applications will begin in March 2022 and will continue until positions are filled. The start date is flexible, but June 2022 or earlier is preferred.

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