Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship Peking University China 2021

Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship Peking University China 2021

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Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship:

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. It offers young researchers opportunities to conduct research in diverse branches of learning such as natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, economy and management, information and engineering, and interdisciplines.


Founded in 1898, Peking University was initially named as the Imperial University of Peking, whose establishment marked the threshold of modern Chinese higher education. Now with a community of over 40, 000 students, faculty members and staff from a variety of cultural backgrounds, Peking University has become a vibrant and internationalized institution in promoting teaching and academic studies.

Degree level:


Subject Areas:

Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Economy and Management, Information and engineering.

Fellowship Benefits:

In the academic year of 2021, no more than 200 postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded to highly qualified, early-career postdoctoral researchers. Each Fellowship is awarded for 24 consecutive months. Each Fellowship includes annual pre-tax salary 200,000 RMB, social insurances and housing subsidies, etc. 91,000RMB, and 60,000 RMB subsidy for postdocs with no postdoc flats. Postdoctoral Supervisors at Peking University may offer extra subsidy based on the applicants’ academic potential and excellence, and performance.


All Nationalities.

Eligibility Criteria:

The fellowship is open to highly qualified researchers of all nationalities who are no more than 35 years old and received their PhD no more than three years prior to the deadlines of the corresponding calls, as is instructed below. Researchers holding a tenure or tenure-track faculty position are not eligible to apply.

Selection is based on the applicant’s education backgrounds, academic excellence, quality of the proposed research project, compelling demonstration of the anticipated synergy of the proposed research project and the host institution, recommendation, and the commitment of postdoctoral supervisor at Peking University. Excellent research proposal should include information on how the project will benefit from the research environments of Peking University.

Application Procedure:

The applicants must identify one faculty member at Peking University who will serve as a postdoctoral supervisor and get his/her written endorsement. The number of the fellowships is limited to no more than 200 for 2021 academic year and will be awarded through two rounds of application and selection in 2021. No more than 140 fellowships will be awarded for the first round and no more than 60 fellowships will be awarded for the second round. Ph,D candidates who will receive his/her degree in 2021 are eligible to apply for the first round and Ph,D candidates who will receive his/her degree before July 1, 2022 are eligible to apply for the second round.

The complete application should be saved as one file in pdf format. Please submit it by email to the corresponding coordinator (see tables below) in postdoctoral supervisor’s schools, departments, institutes and centers. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application Form

Postdoctoral Affairs Coordinators and Contact Information

in Schools, Departments, Institutes or Centers of Peking University

Schools, Departments, Institutes or Centers



Telephone Numbers

Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research

You Yuhua (Ms)

[email protected]


College of Urban and Environmental Sciences

Xu Wenjun (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Earth and Space Sciences

Shi Sisi (Ms)

[email protected]


Law School

Huang Chen (Ms)

[email protected]


Institute of Molecular Medicine

Liu Jian (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Engineering

Zhang Yi (Ms)

[email protected]


Guanghua School of Management

Zhou Yue (Ms)

[email protected]


School of International Studies

Feng Jin (Ms)

[email protected]


National School of Development

Xing Guiying (Ms)

[email protected]


College of Chemistry

Niu Lin (Ms)

[email protected]


College of Environmental Science and Engineering

Wang Rongjing (Ms)

[email protected]


Graduate School of Education

Ge Changli (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Economics

Shi Hui (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Archaeology and Museology

Ji Xiaohui (Ms)

[email protected]


The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Liu Lili (Ms)

[email protected]


Department of History

Qin Xiaomeng (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Marxism

Li Xin (Mr)

[email protected]


Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies

Feng Hui Min (Ms)

[email protected]


Institute of Population Research

Hu Chenghua (Ms)

[email protected]


Department of Sociology

Zhou Yuting (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Life Sciences

Ruan Xiaojuan (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Mathematical Sciences

Wen Shuang (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Foreign Languages

Zhu Jieqiong (Ms)

[email protected]


Wangxuan Institute of Computer Technology

He Chuan (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Physics

Song Yanan (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences

Lu Qi (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

Zhao Xin (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Journalism and Communication

Wei Bo(Ms)

[email protected]


Department of Information Management

Li Pai (Mr)

[email protected]


,Department of Computer Science and Technology, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science

Liu Hongyu (Ms)

[email protected]


Department of Microelectronics, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science

Qi Jinling (Ms)

[email protected]


Department of Electronics, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science

Han Xuewei (Ms)

[email protected]


Department of Machine Intelligence, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science

Wu Guijing (Ms)

[email protected]


School of Arts

Li Tingting (Ms)

[email protected]


Department of Philosophy

Duan Rui (Mr)

[email protected]


School of Government

Zhao Kai (Mr)

[email protected]


School of Chinese as a Second Language

Zhan Chengfeng (Mr)

[email protected]


Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Jiang Bing (Ms)

[email protected]


Application Deadline:

Round 1: March 25, 2021;

Round 2: October 15, 2021

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