Xi’an Jiaotong University Invites Distinguished Scholars and Young Researchers from Home and Abroad

Employer
Xi’an Jiaotong University
Location
China (CN)
Salary
Salary Negotiable
Posted
April 12 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) is a comprehensive key university under the direct administration of the Chinese Ministry of Education. Its history can be traced back to Nanyang College, founded in 1896 in Shanghai. As one of the first universities included in the state-level Project 211 and Project 985, XJTU is selected  in the state planning to develop internationally well-known, high quality universities. To quickly develop a high-quality faculty, enhance academic strength and increase development momentum, XJTU sincerely invites internationally-recognized, distinguished scholars and talented young scientists from home and abroad to join us.

  • Hiring criteria
  • For the national “Thousand Young Talents Program”

   1) In the field of natural science or engineering technology

   2) With PhD degree and at least three years continuous overseas working experience; those holding formal teaching or research positions in prestigious universities, institutions or enterprises overseas are preferred

   3) Under 40 years old, but for outstanding applicants whose doctor degree are gotten abroad and who have less overseas working experience can also be considered without constraint of  overseas working experience.

   4)For those currently working in China, should have been back in China for less than one year

  • For “Changjiang Young Scholars Program” by the Ministry of Education

  1) With  PhD degree, holding  teaching or research positions; domestic applicants should have held positions at associate professor level or above

  2) Applicants engaged in natural science or engineering technology shall not be above the age of 38, and those engaged in humanities and social sciences shall not be above the age of 45

  • For “Outstanding Young Scholars” Supporting Program of XJTU

  1) PhD degree holders, under the age of 40; for exceptional applicants, those under 45 can also be considered

  2) Having attained noteworthy academic achievements in one’s research field, standing out among peers , and having been recognized in academia

  3) With broad academic perspectives and innovative ideas, having the potential to become leading figures in the relevant subject field

What we offer

  • For those recruited in the “Thousand Young Talents Program” and the “Changjiang Young Scholars Program”:

  1) Apart from the lump sum of 500,000 RMB respectively from the state and Shaanxi province for those in the “Thousand Young Talents Program” and the 100,000 RMB per year provided by the state for “Changjiang Young Scholars”, XJTU will provide an annual salary of at least 350,000 RMB.

  2) Hiring as a professor or researcher, PhD student supervisor, and provide an exclusive quota of graduate admission

  3) Other than the start-up research funds offered by the state, based on the specific needs, the university will provide supplement funds of 2 million RMB and over for those in science and engineering and of half million and over for those in social sciences and humanities. For those with special needs, the research subsidies are negotiable

  4) A settlement allowance of 350,000 RMB (after tax), which is equivalent to the down pay needed (30%) for buying a 120-150m2 apartment in downtown Xi’an. In addition, subsidized housing from the university is available for rent or purchase.

  5) Best-quality education opportunities in the local area for children

  • For those recruited in the university’s “Outstanding Young Scholars Supporting Program”:

  1) An annual salary of 250,000-350,000 RMB

  2) Hire as a professor or researcher, PhD student supervisor, and provide an exclusive quota of graduate admission

  3) Based on the specific needs, research subsidies of 1-2 million RMB will be offered to those in science and engineering, and of around half million to those in social sciences and humanities. For those with special needs, the research subsidies are negotiable

  4) Entitled to a settlement allowance of 350,000 RMB (after tax), subsidized housing from the university is available for rent or purchase

  5) Best-quality education opportunities in the local area for children

How to apply

  • Please email a CV to our contacts listed below. After reaching agreement, we will have designated staff to help with applying to the different talent programs. Please include basic personal data, contact information, education and work experience, and major academic achievements including publications, research projects, grants, patents, awards and so forth in the CV. The university will cover travel expenses for applicants selected for on-site interview.

Situated in Xi’an, the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, and inherited with a 120-year history, XJTU is now facing a brilliant future, with the building of a 291-hectare Innovation Harbour. We warmly welcome talented scholars from home and abroad to join us in this exciting new journey of XJTU, working together to set the historical process in motion.

Contact:

Liu Yuxin

Tel: +86-29-82663561

Email: yuxinliu@xjtu.edu.cn