Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Fellowship on energy, climate change and sustainability

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. 

For Ph.D. fellowship: The new established Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, 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 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 equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from female candidates and members of underrepresented minority groups.  

For Postdoc fellowship: The new established Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, joint with world top universities including Harvard University, MIT, California Institute of Technology and University of Cambridge that provide postdoc fellowship on interdisciplinary research on applied energy, data, climate change and sustainability. We seek One Post-Doctoral Research Scholars to lead the interdisciplinary research group. 

We welcome candidates from all disciplines related with energy, data, climate change and sustainability, some example of research topics could be (but not limited to):  

1. Data driven analysis on environmental assessment.  

2. Climate science and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions; de-carbonization of energy system. 

2. Data driven analysis on environmental assessment.  

3. Co-benefits of energy transition and mitigating air pollution emissions. 

4. Quantitative measurements of environmental footprints.

5. Food-energy-water nexus.

Job Requirements: Candidates should receive their Ph.D. degrees at any university in the world though proficiency in English is required. Tsinghua University is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from female candidates and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Compensation: 

Salary: fellowship of 300,000RMB (about 45,000$) per year, plus other benefits. The fellowships are two years guaranteed with another two years contingent on satisfactory review. The position and salary will be provided by Tsinghua University, Beijing, but research can be conducted in United States (e.g. MIT) or United Kingdom (e.g. University of Cambridge) upon meeting the visa requirements. Applicants should submit cover letter and full CV for consideration. 

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