Post-doc position in Lifan Guan’s Research Group, Institute for Theoretical Sciences, Westlake University

Category: Postdoctoral Fellow


Location: Yungu, Hangzhou, CN

Employment Type: Full-time

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Please submit your application as a complete package, including all requested documents, in PDF format to

Introduction of The Group/Research Field

Dr. Guan has been engaged in the study of Lie groups, dynamics and number theory. More precisely, Dr. Guan’s previous research mainly focus on the subject of homogeneous dynamics and related problems in Diophantine approximation. Recently, Dr. Guan started to investigate cohomology of arithmetic groups and related problems in number theory. Dr. Guan has a broad interest in Lie groups, algebraic groups, arithmetic groups, homogeneous dynamics and number theory. People with background from any of these subjects will be welcome.

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Job Description

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow (1 position)

Start date: September, 2022


1) Have obtained or about to obtain a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics.

2) Have a solid background in at least one of the following subjects: Lie groups and their representations, arithmetic groups and their cohomology, transformation groups, homogeneous dynamics, number theory (in a broad sense).

3) Have great interest and enthusiasm for mathematics research and have strong independent working ability, diligent and practical.

Compensation and Benefits

The research team offers competitive compensation package commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications for relevant projects and programs will be encouraged and supported. For post-doc(s) who are selected by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation or Advanced Programs of Zhejiang Province will be entitled to receive the same amount funds from the Hangzhou government.

Postdoc(s) who work in Hangzhou on a full-time basis after completing their postdoctoral research will be eligible for applying an allowance of 400,000RMB from the Hangzhou municipal government.

How to Apply

To apply, please send the following documents in English in PDF files to and indicate the Post-doc application in the email subject.


·Arrange for 2 letters of reference (to be sent by referees directly to the above email address)

·Doctoral Degree Certificate 

·Electronic version of passport or ID card