Call for Applications: Post-doctoral Fellows

2019年09月18日 00:00
Employment Opportunity
Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy (PLC) was founded jointly by Peking University (PKU) and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in 2007. It is a non-profit research and educational institution and a policy think-tank. Based on the strong scientific research strength of the founding institutions of PKU and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, PLC brings together scholars in related fields at home and abroad to carry out comprehensive, interdisciplinary, data-based empirical analysis and policy research. The PLC now offers unique opportunities for two (2) two-year post-doctoral fellowships.

Research Interest:

Land, housing, local finances, urban development, and environment and conservation policy.

Job Description:

  1. PKU's College of Urban and Environmental Sciences will supervise the management of post-doctoral fellows.
  2. The post-doctoral fellows are expected to conduct related research, and publish the research works according to the requirements set by PKU for post-doctoral fellows.
  3. The post-doctoral fellows may assist the PLC on other tasks, including but not limited to other PLC research, editorial work, conference organizing and policy advisory activities.

Minimum Requirements for Applicants:

  1. Holder of a doctoral degree from universities in China or overseas; aged under 35; or a doctoral degree candidate who is expected to receive the degree within 3 months after the submission of the application.
  2. Has worked on the fields of land policy, public finances, housing, sustainable development urban development and environment policy, or related fields, in the Chinese context, and has a record of academic publications;
  3. Equipped with a set of competitive quantitative and positivist analytical capabilities;
  4. Able to work in both English and Chinese environments with fluency in both English and Chinese.


No less than ¥120,000 (pre-tax) a year, plus ¥5,000 housing subsidy per month.

Application materials must include the following items:

1. Cover letter, in which your research interest(s) and work(s) should be clearly described;

2. An up-to-date resume/CV, which shall include basic personal information, academic & professional experiences, the title of doctoral dissertation, research projects participated, and list of publications;

3. Two letters of references.


Please contact Dorothy Jin by email at and/or by phone at 010-62756535.

The candidates selected for interview will be notified via email.

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