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Peking University Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship Call for Applications 2022

2022-01-17   

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Founded in 1898, Peking University was initially named as the Imperial University of Peking, whose establishment marked the threshold of modern Chinese higher education. Now with a community of over 40, 000 students, faculty members and staff from a variety of cultural backgrounds, Peking University has become a vibrant and internationalized institution in promoting teaching and academic studies.

Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship, initiated in 2016, aims at drawing prospective young talents worldwide to conduct postdoctoral research and pursue academic excellence at Peking University, Beijing, China. It offers young researchers opportunities to conduct research in diverse branches of learning such as natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, economy and management, information and engineering, and interdisciplines.

Funding

In the academic year of 2022, no more than 300 postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded to highly qualified, early-career postdoctoral researchers. Each Fellowship is awarded for 24 consecutive months. Each Fellowship includes annual pre-tax salary 200,000 RMB, social insurances and housing subsidies, etc. 91,000RMB, and 60,000 RMB subsidy for postdocs with no postdoc flats. Postdoctoral Supervisors at Peking University may offer extra subsidy(30,000RMB, 60,000RMB or 90,000RMB per year) based on the applicants’ academic potential and excellence, and performance.

Promotion Opportunities

Postdocs with two years’ postdoc research experience are eligible to apply for senior research positions within postdoc track system at Peking University.

Eligibility and Evaluation Criteria

The fellowship is open to highly qualified researchers of all nationalities who are no more than 35 years old and received their PhD no more than three years prior to the deadlines of the corresponding round of calls listed below. 

Selection is based on the applicant’s education backgrounds, academic excellence, quality of the proposed research project, compelling demonstration of the anticipated synergy of the proposed research project and the host institution, recommendation, and the commitment of postdoctoral supervisor at Peking University. Excellent research proposal should include information on how the project will benefit from the research environments of Peking University.

Application

The applicants must identify one faculty member at Peking University who will serve as a postdoctoral supervisor and get his/her written endorsement. The number of the fellowships is limited to no more than 300 for 2022 academic year and will be awarded through two rounds of application and selection in 2022. No more than 200 fellowships will be awarded for the first round and no more than 100 fellowships will be awarded for the second round in 2022. Ph. D candidates who will receive his/her degree in 2022 are eligible to apply for the first round and Ph,D candidates who will receive his/her degree before July 1, 2023 are eligible to apply for the second round.

Time Table

Round One:

Round Two:

Application Materials

All application documents must be prepared in Chinese or English and include the following: 

Application Deadlines

Round One: March 20, 2022

Round Two: October 20, 2022

 

Submission

       The complete application should be saved as one file in pdf format. Please submit it by email to the corresponding coordinator (see tables below) in postdoctoral supervisor’s schools, departments, institutes and centers. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Contact Information of Coordinators in Schools, Departments, Institutes or Centers of Peking University

Schools, Departments, Institutes or Centers

Coordinators

Telephone Numbers

Emails

Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research

Ms. You

86-10-62744122

youyuhua@math.pku.edu.cn

School of Materials Science and Engineering

Ms. Lu

86-10-62756697

lvj@pku.edu.cn

College of Urban and Environmental Sciences

Ms. Xu

86-10-62751926

xwj@urban.pku.edu.cn

School of Earth and Space Sciences

Ms. Shi

86-10-62767025

shisisi@pku.edu.cn

School of Electronics

Ms. Han

86-10-62765792

hanxuewei@pku.edu.cn

School of Chinese as a Second Language

Mr. Zhan

86-10-62756341

dwhy@pku.edu.cn

School of Law

Ms. Huang

86-10-62753816

lawhuangchen@pku.edu.cn

School of Engineering

Ms. Zhang

86-10-62756607

zhangyi@coe.pku.edu.cn

Guanghua School of Management

Ms. Zhou

86-10-62747185

bsh@gsm.pku.edu.cn

School of International Studies

Ms. Feng

86-10-62757567

fengjin91@pku.edu.cn

National School of Development

Ms. Xing

86-10-62751475

gyxing@nsd.pku.edu.cn

College of Chemistry

Ms. Niu

86-10-62751700

niulin@pku.edu.cn

College of Environmental Science and Engineering

Ms. Wang

86-10-62765134

cesepostdoc@126.com

School of Integrated Circuits

Ms. Qi

86-10-62765814

qijinling@pku.edu.cn

School of Computer Science

Ms. Liu

86-10-62750251

hongyuliu@pku.edu.cn

Graduate School of Education

Ms. Ge

86-10-62751409

clge@gse.pku.edu.cn

School of Economics

Ms. Wei

86-10-62768500

weiqiaoqiao@pku.edu.cn

School of Archaeology and Museology

Ms. Ji

86-10-62751661

gkgbgs@pku.edu.cn

The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Ms. Liu

86-10-62756630

liulily@pku.edu.cn

Department of History

Ms. Qin

86-10-62757447

hisrenshi@pku.edu.cn

School of Marxism

Ms. He

86-10-62751793

huahe@pku.edu.cn

Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies

Ms. Feng

86-10-62767397

fenghuimin@pku.edu.cn

Institute of Population Research

Ms. Hu

86-10-62751974

hch@pku.edu.cn

Department of Sociology

Ms. Zhou

86-10-62751676

yt_zhou@pku.edu.cn

School of Life Sciences

Ms. Ruan

86-10-62755532

ruanxiaojuan@pku.edu.cn

School of Mathematical Sciences

Ms. Wen

86-10-62751803

wenshuang@math.pku.edu.cn

School of Foreign Languages

Ms. Zhu

86-10-62751572

gwyrsh@pku.edu.cn

Wangxuan Institute of Computer Technology

Ms. He

86-10-82529512

hechuan@pku.edu.cn

College of Future Technology

Ms. Li

86-10-62744068

feitianli@pku.edu.cn

School of Physics

Ms. Wu

86-10-62751872

shiyuwu@pku.edu.cn

School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences

Ms. Huang

86-10-62747682

huangpx@pku.edu.cn

School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

Ms. Zhao

86-10-62761081

zhaoxin@pku.edu.cn

School of Journalism and Communication

Ms. Wei

86-10-62759312

weibo522@126.com

Department of Information Management

Ms. Chang

86-10-62757043

changyafang@pku.edu.cn

School of Arts

Ms. Li

86-10-62753176

litt@pku.edu.cn

Department of Philosophy

Mr. Duan

86-10-62755468

zhexuexi@pku.edu.cn

School of Government

Mr. Zhao

86-10-62751645

1806191052@pku.edu.cn

College of Artificial Intelligence

Ms. Wu

86-10-62757549

wuguijing@pku.edu.cn

Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Ms. Jiang

86-10-62750955

gzhwxbsh@PKU.edu.cn

 
 

Postdoctoral Affairs Management Office

Mr. Fan (Dr)

Tel: 86-10-627512229

Email: boguanban@pku.edu.cn

 

More Information:

  1. Please direct all further inquiries to the coordinators listed in the tables above.
  2. If the applicant is awarded both China National Postdoctoral Fellowship and Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship, he/she will be taken as China National Postdoctoral Fellowship awardee and be subsided by China National Postdoctoral fellowship, and he/she will also be awarded the title: “PKU’s Boya Postdoctoral Fellow” upon his/her registration at Peking University.
  3. All postdoctoral fellows have to register at the Office of China National Postdoctoral Affairs Management Committee to have access to China’s national postdoctoral funds and other special privileges.
  4. International postdoctoral fellows will have to sign an agreement with Peking University to initiate the visa application procedure before conducting their postdoctoral research at PKU.
  5. Postdocs registered at Peking University may apply for Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship if the termination date of his/her contract is no more than six months prior to the deadlines of the corresponding rounds.
  6. Insurance fees are changeable due to the changes of insurance policies in Beijing and China; 
  7. Applicants can only apply for Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship through ONE school, department, institute or center of Peking University in each round.
  8. Peking University will send the candidates Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship offer letters after all the evaluation procedures are finished. If the candidate accepts the offer letter within a given deadline, he/she has to submit his/her postdoc application documents to the Office of China National Postdoc Affairs Management Committee for approval, and after the approval, Peking University will send the applicants registration documents to initiate postdoc research on campus.
  9. For postdoc application documents and procedures, please visit: /bshyw/jzsq/26218.htm

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