New postdoc positions in theoretical physics 2024 (New Deadline: February 29th, 2024)



Theoretical physics group at Shing-Tung Yau Center of Southeast University invites applications to postdoctoral positions starting in 2024, in all research areas of high-energy and mathematical physics. Applicants who have overlapping research interests with our group members will be given preference.


Our center is a recently establised research institute in mathematics and physics, located in the center of Nanjing, China. The current faculty members are Jie Gu, Yunfeng Jiang, Zhijin Li, Hai Lin, Tadashi OkazakiRyo Suzuki, Wen Qiang and Xu Jianfei, with Zhengwen Liu joining us shortly. Our research interests include gauge/gravity dualities, supersymmetric gauge theory, conformal bootstrap, integrability, quantum information, topological strings and resurgence. We also have close links with the mathematics faculty. More information can be found on the official page ( as well as on the website of the theoretical physics group (

The duration of the postdoctoral position is 3 years, with the third year depending on the financial situation. It is possible that successful candidates will become Zhishan Fellows, who will receive 320,000 RMB per year as salary, with 30,000 RMB per year as housing allowance as of 2023.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and research statement. They must also arrange for three reference letters to be submitted via the Academic Jobs Online website ( Applications must be received by  February 29th, 2024 for full consideration,  although we may consider applications after the deadline until the position is filled. Please note that all postdoctoral candidates must have obtained the official PhD certificate before starting the job, except for those from Spain and Italy, as per the policy in China.

Any questions regarding this vacancy should be addressed to Ryo Suzuki <>, Wen Qiang <> or Ms Lu Yang <>.