Postdoctoral Fellowship Position at the National Space Science Center, Beijing, China

One postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the planetary science research group at the National Space Science Center in Beijing, China. We seek candidates who are interested in studying the geology, morphology, and mineralogy of Mars, the Moon and other planetary bodies using remote sensing data sets, to understand their surface processes and evolution. The potential research projects include but not limited to: (1) investigating water-rich paleo-environments and implications for habitability of Mars; (2) study composition and physical properties of lunar surface materials and evolution of the Moon; (3) spectroscopy study of small bodies in the solar system. Successful candidates will have opportunities to be involved in the ongoing China’s Chang’E 4 mission and China’s upcoming Mars 2020 and Chang’E 5 missions.

This is a two-year postdoc position with possibility to extend to three years. The successful candidate will receive up to CNY 250,000 (pre-tax) per year with additional subsidy for apartment renting. The deadline for this application is March 1, 2020. The starting time is negotiable.

For those who are interested in this position, please send your CV to Professor Steve Yang Liu via email to