Peking University Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship Call for Applications 2019: Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship, initiated by Peking University in 2016, aims at drawing prospective young talents all over the world to conduct postdoctoral research and pursue academic excellence at Peking University, Beijing, China.
Research area: It offers opportunities to conduct research diverse branches of learning such as natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, economy and management, information and engineering, and interdisciplinary.
Each Fellowship is awarded for 24 consecutive months. Each Fellowship includes annual salary185,000RMB, social insurances and housing subsidies, etc 91,000RMB, and 60,000RMB subsidy for postdocs with on postdoc flats.
The fellowship is open to highly qualified researchers of all nationalities who received their PhD no more than three years prior to the deadlines of the corresponding calls, as is instructed below.
The Candidates must identify one faculty member at Peking University who will serve as a postdoctoral supervisor and get his/her written endorsement.
All application documents must be prepared in Chinese or English and include the following:
-Application Form of Peking University Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship
-Two recommendation letters (including one from the applicant’s doctoral supervisor), the letters should be sent to the corresponding coordinators(see the table below) directly by the referees;
-One explicit endorsement letter by the postdoc supervisor at Peking University including detailed information on the added value for the research project and a clear statement of commitment regarding the physical and intellectual research environment that the supervisor will provide to the fellow;
Round Two: key dates
- September 1 to October 15, 2019: call for applications.
- November 5, 2019: preliminary evaluation decisions by schools, departments, institutes or Centers of Peking University
- Late November, 2019: publicity period and final award decisions