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ICTP partner institute in China now hiring

ICTP-Asia Pacific in Beijing, China
ICTP-Asia Pacific in Beijing, China


ICTP's partner institute in Beijing, China, ICTP-Asia Pacific, has announced a vacancy for an associate director of the institute. Reporting to the ICTP-AP director, the associate director will provide intellectual and organizational leadership and strategic guidance to the centre, to assess and improve its relevance and impact.

Responsibilities will include maintaining a high calibre of science within the Centre to promote advanced scientific research and education, especially in the Asia-Pacific region within the concept of "science for development". The incumbent will also be expected to engage with the scientific community both in developed and less-developed countries to address emerging global issues and science for development.

Candidates should have a PhD in physics, mathematics or one of the fields of interest to ICTP-AP, along with academic achievements recognized by international peers, a strong interest in academic activities and popularization of science, and excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.

More details are available here.

The application deadline is end of May 2020.

To apply, email a CV, scans of qualification certificates, including degrees, employment and award documents, along with your understanding of this position and proposal for future work, to, specifying your name and the position you are applying to.