Simons/Tsinghua Joint Fellowship

Simons/Tsinghua Joint Fellowship

The Simons/Tsinghua Joint Fellowship invites applications for the Fall, 2016 and Spring, 2017 semesters. IIIS, Tsinghua University, China and Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley, USA co-host joint fellowships in which a Fellow spends a period (typically one semester) at IIIS and is also appointed as a Simons-Berkeley Fellow.  (For more information about Simons Institute fellowships, see 


Each applicant for Fall, 2016 to Spring, 2017 at Berkeley / Tsinghua should submit the following documents (as pdf files) in a single email to with the subject line": Joint Fellowship Application". 

A cover letter, including current institution and employment status, (expected) date of PhD, and a statement indicating the specific research program (or programs) at the Simons Institute in which you wish to participate, and why;- curriculum vitae, including full list of publications;- research statement;- names and email addresses of exactly three recommenders.

In addition, all applicants should ensure that their three recommenders email their letters (as pdf files) to the email address above, with the subject line ": recommendation". It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the letters are sent; the Institute will not solicit letters directly.)  The deadline for receipt of all application materials, including letters, is December 31, 2015.