Postdoctoral staff position


Jinan University is the first overseas Chinese university founded by the government in China with a 110-year history since its founding in 1906. As a key comprehensive "211 Project" university under the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council,Jinan university is widely recognized for its featured discipline construction and continued pursuit on stimulating atmosphere for pioneering researches and innovations.

The Institute of Photonics Technology (IPT) was founded in 2009 directly under the University. It specializes in fundamental research and development in the fields of advanced photonic devices, fiber sensor techniques, high speed optical communications, microwave photonics and nano- photonics. The institute has collected an excellent team of elite researchers recruited globally including winners of "Distinguished Scholars" and "Distinguished Young Scholars" from National Natural Science Fund of China (NNSFC), the New Century Excellent Talents and so on. The IPT has recruited 19 faculties with averaged age below 34. So far, the IPT has won more than 110 nationally and provincially competitive research grants with the total amount exceeding RMB¥70 million including two "Distinguished Scholars", two "National Key Projects" and one "Distinguished Scholars" from NNSFC, and two "863 projects".

Open research positions for Postdoctoral researchers are available now. 

Postdoctoral researchers

A. Selection Criteria

  • PhD graduates from domestic or oversea high-level universities or research institutes with excellent academic records

  • Candidates with age below 35

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as part of an interdisciplinary team

  • Excellent presentation, technical reporting and scientific writing skills

B. Available positions

    (1) Direct laser fabrication (unlimited)

         Experience / Knowledge / Attributes: Demonstrated expertise in fs laser fabrication, optics,

                                                                     nano-photonics, material sciences, opto-electronics

    (2) Disruptive imaging techniques (unlimited)

         Experience / Knowledge / Attributes: Demonstrated expertise in imaging, bio-photonics, superresolution,

                                                                      nano-photonics, opto-genetics

    (3) Metasurface (unlimited)

         Experience / Knowledge / Attributes: Demonstrated expertise in nano-photonics, plasmonics, metamaterials,

                                                                     diffractive optics

    (4) Optical data storage (unlimited)

         Experience / Knowledge / Attributes: Demonstrated expertise in nano-photonics, plasmonics, direct laser

                                                                     fabrication, material sciences

C. Salary and benefits

    (1) Basic annual salary:

         Level I, RMB¥ 200,000 (Excl. tax)

         Level II, RMB¥ 250,000 (Excl. tax)

         Level III, RMB¥ 350,000 (Excl. tax)

    (2) Benefits, (subject to Guangdong provincal policty)

How to apply

Applications including a full CV and photocopies of published academic papers should be sent to Ms Zhen Wu (administrator of the NPD group) by E-mail: In the subject of the email, please refer to the following template, "Name + Position + Research Field".  

Contact information

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