Ph.D. and Postdoc Fellowship on Sustainability Science


International Ph.D. fellowship on Sustainability Science at Tsinghua University

Established in 1911, Tsinghua University is a unique comprehensive university bridging China and the world, connecting ancient and modern, and encompassing the arts and sciences. As one of China's most prestigious and influential universities, Tsinghua is committed to cultivating global citizens who will thrive in today's world and become tomorrow's leaders. Through the pursuit of education and research at the highest level of excellence, Tsinghua is developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing sustainability problems in the world. Tsinghua University is 4th worldwide in the 2017 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. Since 2015, Tsinghua has been ranked as the world No.1 in engineering and computer science.

The new established Department of Earth System Sciences, Tsinghua University, close collaborate with world top universities including Harvard University, MIT, California Institute of Technology and University of Cambridge that provide International Ph.D. fellowship on interdisciplinary research on sustainability. We seek one Ph.D. candidates to join our interdisciplinary research group. The group members including Ph.D. students and postdocs can be seen in

The fellowship covers all the tuition fees for Ph.D. study, the fellowship further provides living allowance and accommodation inside the campus of Tsinghua University, a Chinese traditional royal garden.

Candidates should receive their Master degree at any university in the world though proficiency in English is required. Tsinghua University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from female candidates and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Please contact Dr. Zhu Liu for more information



Postdoc fellowship on Sustainability Science at Tsinghua University

The Department of Earth System Sciences, Tsinghua University, joint with Harvard University, California Institute of Technology and University of Cambridge that provide postdoc fellowship on applied energy, climate change and sustainability.

Salary: fellowship of 300,000RMB (47,000$) per year, plus other benefits.

Dr. Zhu Liu and external supervisors in Harvard University, California Institute of Technology and University of Cambridge 

The advisors group seek four Post-Doctoral Research Scholars to lead the interdisciplinary research. The focus of the research could be on one of the following areas or other topics proposed by candidates:

1. Climate science and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions;
decarbonization of energy system.

2. New generation data on anthropogenic carbon budget especially
in developing countries.

3. Co-benefits of mitigating anthropogenic carbon emissions and
the air pollution emissions.

4. Quantitative measurements of carbon footprints and
environmental impacts embodied in international trade, and the
assessment of regional and global sustainability

Job Requirements

Applicants should have received a PhD degree in related fields, the
positions are full-time with flexible term for at least 1 year.

The position and salary will be provided by Tsinghua University, Beijing, but research can be conducted in US (California Institute of Technology) or UK (University of Cambridge).

Please contact Dr. Zhu Liu  for more information

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