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DICP has postdoctoral positions available in two main areas of research: Chemistry and Chemical Engineering & Technology. Both of these areas are research strengths at DICP and provide outstanding opportunities for qualified postdoctoral candidates to work in some of the top research labs in China.

There are currently 135 postdoctoral fellows working at DICP -- 111 in Chemistry and 36 in Chemical Engineering & Technology. With state-of-the-art experimental facilities and guidance from internationally recognized scientist, postdoctoral fellows working at DICP achieve timely and important research results while growing scientifically and professionally. The large number of foreign visitors to DICP also offer ample opportunities for postdoctoral scholars to connect with top scientists from around the world.

DICP's postdoctoral program includes research in all areas represented at DICP, including: catalysis, surface and materials chemistry and physics, molecular biology, bioinorganic chemistry, polymer chemistry, chemical engineering, synthetic organic chemistry, lasers, reaction dynamics, analytical chemistry, physics, novel energy technologies, and biotechnology.

Postdoctoral program:
The “DICP Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholarship” provides RMB 1,000,000 to support 10 outstanding postdoctoral applicants with RMB 100,000 per year for each selected applicant during his/her postdoctoral period of two years. This is an honorary position for top postdoctoral candidates and will be awarded based on the academic record of the applicants.

The salary for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow is in the range of RMB 190,000~200,000 per year. Should these candidates choose to join DICP as a staff member following the postdoctoral program, he/she will receive a salary (TBD) plus RMB 200,000 as a housing allowance.

Other forms of support are available for postdoctoral candidates. Regular salaries for postdoctoral fellows are RMB 90,000~10,000 per year, depending on the candidates experience and the research lab to which he/she is applying.

PIFI for Postdoctoral Researchers
The CAS President’s International Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers supports promising young international scientists to conduct research at CAS-affiliated institutions for 1-2 years.

Recruitment Plan:Recruitment Plan of Postdoc

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants should have received a Ph.D. in a related field within the last five years, and be 35 years old or younger.

How to apply:

To apply for a postdoctoral position at DICP (including the “DICP Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholarship”), send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for three references to Mr. Chang LIU (liuchang@dicp.ac.cn) OR an identified DICP researcher with which you have had previous contact. All applications will be reviewed, and successful candidates will be contacted. Any questions about the postdoctoral program should be directed to Mr. Chang LIU.

Mr. Chang LIU
Personnel Department, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Add:457 Zhongshan Road Dalian, P.R. China(116023)



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