Southwest University Invites Young Talents to the First SWU Young Scholars Forum
SWU Forum for Young Scholars aims at gathering outstanding scholars in Chongqing—the only municipality directly under the Central Government in West China to promote exchange between talented young scholars and cooperation between different frontiers of research and offer opportunity for the young scholars to work in SWU.
II. Disciplines for Academic Positions
Psychology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Material Physics and Chemistry, Geography, Biology, Ecology, Computer Science and Technology, Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering, Food Science and Engineering, Agronomy, Horticulture, Agricultural Resources and Environment, Plant Protection, Animal Husbandry, Aquaculture, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, etc.
III. Basic Qualifications
Outstanding young scholars in the field of Natural science and Engineering Technology are preferred.
Under the age of 40, shall possess a Doctor degree granted by prestigious universities at home and abroad, have at least two years’ work experience abroad, and hold formal teaching and researching positions in overseas prestigious universities, institutions or enterprises.
IV. Application Procedure
1. Download and complete the application form (Application Form of SWU Forum for Young Scholars) from
2. Send the form with current Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31st, 2017.
3. Qualified applicants will receive an official invitation letter.
V. Forum Agenda
1. April 1st—May 30th2017
2. November1st—December 30th 2017
VI. Travel Reimbursement and Accommodation
Accommodation is free. The host will provide the reimbursement of travel expenses for all scholars(economy class), the maximum amount for those from Asia is 10000 yuan for those from countries and regions outside Asia is 15000 yuan.
VII. Contact Information
Contact: Mr. GaoZhaofeng, Mr. Zhang Xiaoqi, Mrs.Gan Ting
Add: Human Resources Department, Southwest University No.2 Tiansheng Road, Beibei, Chongqing, China.
Southwest University (SWU) is a key comprehensive university directly affiliated to the Ministry of Education, a university included by the construction of “211 Projects” and Innovation Platform for Advanced Disciplines of “985 Projects” which is located in Beibei District of Chongqing. The university currently comprises 55 undergraduate programs, 44 master’s programs, 19 doctor’s programs, 22 postdoctoral research stations, 3 national key disciplines, 2 key disciplines with national support, and 37 provincial key disciplines. The university is built with a Beibei National University Science Park, 1 national key lab, 1 National Center for Engineering Research, 1 National Center for Engineering Technology Research, 1 National Key Lab Cultivation Base under joint construction by both the Municipality and the Ministry, 16 key labs of the Ministries of Education and Agriculture, 2 National Field Stations for Scientific Observation, 2 comprehensive experiment stations of the Ministry of Agriculture, 2 field bases of the Ministry of Land and Resources, 3 Research Centers of the Ministry of Education, 2 National Innovation Bases, 3 innovation teams of the Ministry of Education and 1 Key Research Base for Humanity and Society of the Ministry of Education. Among its 2,800 faculty and staff members, there are 1 member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 12 professors in National “One Thousand Talents Program”, 9“ Cheung Kong scholars”, 2 recipients of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 2 chief scientists of National “973” research Projects, and 14professors in “BaiQianWan Talents Program”. The university got more than 700 national research projects and the research projects and funds increased by33% per year in the past five years. According to statistics of the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database, the total number of citations of papers in 6 disciplines (Chemistry, Botany & zoology, Agricultural Science, Material Science, Engineering and Biology & Biochemistry) of Southwest University entered global top 1 %.
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