26 10, 2021


As the most prominent research institute for heavy-ion science and technology in China, the Institute of Modern Physics (IMP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is always seeking for talents to join us in research at the forefront of science and technology. 

After more than sixty years of development, IMP has successfully built the Heavy Ion Research Facility in Lanzhou (HIRFL) and is constructing two large-scale scientific facilities in Guangdong Province of southeast China, High Intensity Heavy-ion Accelerator Facility (HIAF) and China initiative Accelerator Driven System (CiADS). 

With a series of unique scientific facilities and adequate research funds, IMP offers excellent career opportunities to researchers and engineers.  

We embrace applications of all career stages, from young scholars who may join existing projects, to internationally recognized scientists who would establish their own. We also attach great importance to attracting outstanding scientists through many well-established national programs. 

We are committed to creating equal, supportive and stimulating environment for researchers to pursue their academic excellence. IMP offers competitive salaries that are commensurate with experience and skills. Employment packages come with a range of benefits, including health care, subsidies for housing and dinning, etc. 

IMP is definitely a great place to build your career.   


The expected applicants should have a PhD in nuclear physics/ particle physics/ atomic and molecular physics/ biophysics/ material science/ accelerator physics. Interested candidates with postdoctoral experiences are preferred. 

Applicants will be required to submit a CV, a list of publications, a statement of research interests and at least three reference letters. 


CHEN Kang 

Office of Human Resources, IMP 

Email: chenkang@impcas.ac.cn  

Tel: +86-931-4969269 


Talents Projects 


1. The CAS President’s International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI):  

Scientific research personnel from around the globe can apply for the PIFI project, a specific funding program offered by CAS to attract international talents to work and study at CAS.  

How to apply 

1) Find a host researcher 

Foreign applicants must find a CAS scientist as his or her host researcher, who would recommend him or her for PIFI application. 

Please send your English resumé and your research plan to your contact person. 

2) Fill PIFI Application Form (Distinguished Scientists; Visiting Scientists) 


a) A recent passport-sized digital photograph (in colour) 

b) Copy of the first page of passport with personal information 

c) Photocopies of academic certificatesonly for applicants to postdoctoral researchers 

d) Curriculum vitae 

e) Research proposal (except applicants for distinguished scientist), including objective, detailed description of project, timetable and the reason for this collaboration 

f) One recommendation letter  

More information can be found at: http://international-talent.cas.cn/front/pc.html#/bicsite/pifiIntroduce/pifi    


2. International Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program (Talent Introduction Program) 

The Talent Introduction Program of Postdoctoral International Exchange Program aims to fund excellent international young researchers (including Chinese and foreign nationals) who have obtained or about to obtain PhD degrees from overseas institutes (including those in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) pursuing postdoctoral research in a Chinese university/institute. 

The selected candidates would be co-funded for two years, by the Office of China Postdoc Council (OCPC) and the host institution: an allowance of 200,000 RMB each year shall be provided by OCPC and another 100,000 RMB per year by the host institution/group, which would be used for covering living expenses, housing allowances, social insurance, round-trip international travel expenses, etc. 

More information can be found at: http://english.chinapostdoctor.org.cn/fund/index.html