Postdoc positions on material science research at Xi’an Jiaotong University
2018-01-12 11:46:21


The School of Materials Science and Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong University invites applications for multiple postdoc positions. Highly motivated young scholars with a degree from physics, chemistry, materials science or related fields are encouraged to apply. The positions are available immediately. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Detailed positions descriptions are listed below.

1. In situ experimental investigation of hydrogen embrittlement and hydrogen damage at multiscale

PI: Prof. Zhiwei SHAN


2. Materials Informatics

PI: Prof. Xiangdong DING


3. Interface effects on the physical properties of functional thin films

PI: Prof. Fei MA


4. Functional chalcogenides using Density Functional Theory simulations

PI: Prof. Wei ZHANG


5. Organic Electronics Materials

PI: Prof. Wei MA


6. Organic functional materials

PI: Prof. Feng LIU,


7. Advanced materials for energy storage (batteries and supercapacitors)

PI: Prof. Jiangxuan SONG,


8. Radiation effect in metals

PI: Prof. Weizhong HAN,


9. Spintronic and 2D layered Materials using scanning probe methods (UHV STM/AFM)

PI: Prof. Yi PAN


10. 3D printed metallic materials and advanced characterization technique developments

PI: Prof. Kai CHEN


11. Fluorescent Supramolecular Assemblies for Biomaterials and Light-emitting Materials

PI: Prof. Mingming ZHANG


12. Advanced energy materials

PI: Prof. Lei LI


13. Emerging electrode materials for electrochemistry, catalysts, and sensors (ECS)

PI: Prof. Zhengfei DAI


14. Functional polymer materials

PI: Prof. Qilu ZHANG


15. Dynamic polar behavior of nano scale microstructures in functional oxides

PI: Prof. Oktay Aktas



The positions provides an annual salary of 210, 000 Chinese Yuan with free accommodation for 2-4 years. Excellent candidates will be recommended to apply for a special 2-year national grant for young talents, which provides up to 120, 000 Yuan annually as additional income. Note that the living cost excluding accommodation in Xi’an is 2, 000~3, 000 Yuan per month. By the end of the postdoc program, excellent scholars will get a chance to compete for tenure positions at Xi'an Jiaotong University..


Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi province, located in the central part of China. Xi’an, previously known as Chang’an meaning Perpetual Peace or Eternal Peace, has a very long history of 3000 years, and has been the capital of ancient China for more than 1300 years. Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) is a Chinese C9 League university with strengths in engineering, technology, and public health located in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. XJTU is one of the topmost universities in China, affiliated to the Chinese Education Ministry, and is one of the oldest current institutions of higher education in China. School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) has three departments, including Department of Material Science, Department of Materials Processing Engineering and Department of Physics and Chemistry, and more than 10 Research Centers Institutes and Laboratories, equipped with excellent infrastructures and state-of-the-art facilities. MSE has a strong faculty comprised of over 100 faculty members and technicians, and has around 1200 students, including 250 PhD students, 450 Master students and around 500 Bachelor students. MSE-XJTU ranks top 1‰ on Essential Science Indicators (ESI) Ranking List.