Multiple fully funded positions are available at the International Joint Research Laboratory for Innovative Design and Manufacturing of Advanced Mechanical Systems (IDM Joint Lab), located in Tsinghua University, one of the best and historic universities in China.
IDM Joint Lab is founded on the resources of Tsinghua University and RWTH Aachen. Personnel and researchers from both parties are working jointly to build the world leading platform for teaching and researching, as well as promoting high level fundamental research and high-tech research. IDM Joint Lab also works closely with numerous world-famous enterprises in China and abroad.
Positions and Remuneration
Positions include one Visiting Professor position, two Research Fellow positions and four Post-doctor positions.
*Applicants for Visiting Professor positon should have a PhD degree, professor position, and work in the fields of Tribology and Nanotechnology. The remuneration package will range from 4000 USD to 6000 USD per month, depending on experience and qualifications.
*Applicants for Research Fellow positions should have a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering. The remuneration package will range from 2000 USD to 4000USD per month, depending on experience and qualifications.
*Applicants for Post-doctor positions should have a PhD degree and be working in the fields of Mechanical Engineering and Surface Science. The regular term for the applicants is two years with a possible extension of a third year. The remuneration package will range from 2000 USD to 4000USD per month, depending on experience and qualifications. Candidates are also eligible for applying merit-based "Tsinghua University Postdoctoral Support Program" with an annual subsidy ranging from $4,300-$7,200 (http://postdoctor.tsinghua.edu.cn/info/qhzcjh/1096). They may apply for China Postdoctoral Science Foundation with up to $22,000 to support the research (http://jj.chinapostdoctor.org.cn/, in Chinese).
Tsinghua University helps the successful applicants with housing and insurance according to relevant policies (http://postdoctor.tsinghua.edu.cn, in Chinese).
We also consider eligible applicants with interdisciplinary (e.g. Materials, Chemistry, Physics) backgrounds such as but not limited to:
Theory and technology of tribology
Surface/Interface Science and Properties Control in Machinery
Bio-tribology and biomechanics
Interested applicants should send a latest CV (including education background, research area, professional experience, research experience, relevant competencies and contact information), with a publication list and a brief statement describing how he/she fits in the announced position.