Faculty Recruitment at China University of Petroleum
China University of Petroleum (UPC) is one of the top universities directly affiliated to the Ministry of Education. UPC is a member of the “211 Project” and has “innovation platform for preponderant disciplines”. Honored as “the cradle of scientific and technological talents for petroleum industry”, UPC is an important base of training high-level talents for petroleum and petrochemical industry.
UPC is located in Qingdao which enjoys a high reputation as “the sailing city”. With its charming scenery and favorable climate，Qingdao is selected to be one of the Top Ten livable cities in China. Facing the Tangdao Bay, which is known as the West Lake at sea, and backed by the Little Pearl Hill with majestic scenery, UPC is sited in the West Coast New District of Qingdao. Besides the picturesque campus, UPC has excellent academic background.
UPC has 5 national key disciplines, 2 national key (incubation) disciplines, 11 post-doctor programs, 11 authorized doctorate level disciplines, 45 programs for doctoral degree which almost cover every aspect of petroleum and petrochemical industry. Core disciplines hold a leading position domestically.
Occupying a strong advantage in both theoretical and applied researches, the university serves as an important research base for petroleum and petrochemical industry. Over 10 fields rank high both at home and abroad. There are more than 50 national, provincial and ministerial key laboratories and research institutes including the National Key Laboratory of Heavy Oil, National Engineering Laboratory of Marine Geophysical and Exploration Equipment, MOE Engineering Research Center of Oil-gas Processing Technology and MOE Engineering Research Center of New Petroleum and Petrochemical Equipment and Technology.
We warmly welcome outstanding young scholars all over the world to join us and strive together for the goal of “a nationally renowned, high-level and research-oriented university with its petroleum disciplines reaching the world's first-class level”. We will do our best to provide for scholars working in UPC ideal working and living environment and worldwide competitive salary and treatments.
I. Positions for high-level talents
Positions for the first level talents: Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences or the Chinese Academy of Engineering, or the scientists who have the similar academic level.
We provide with family allowance of 3.6 million, yearly salary of 1-1.5 million in general, and adequate research start-up and discipline construction funding.
Positions for the second level talents: Experts of ‘1000 Talents Plan’, leading talents of ‘10 Thousand Scholars Project’ , distinguished professors of ‘Changjiang Scholars Program’, the winners of National Science Foundation for Outstanding Young Scholars, or other scientists who own high academic reputation.
We provide with family allowance of 2.6 million, yearly salary of 0.6-1 million in general, research start-up and discipline construction funding, which is about 3-8 million for science and science and engineering, and about 1-3 million for humanities and social science.
Positions for the third level talents: Experts of ‘1000 Young Talents Plan’, young talents of ‘10 Thousand Scholars Project’, youths of ‘Changjiang Young Scholars Program’, the winners of National Science Foundation for Excellent Young Scholars.
We provide with family allowance of 1.6 million, yearly salary of 0.4-0.6 million in general, research start-up and discipline construction funding, which is about 1-3 million for science and engineering, and about 0.3-0.5 million for humanities and science.
Positions for Chair Professor: Overseas professors with significant academic influence who can work in UPC more than 2 months each year.
We provide with free apartments and 0.1-0.3 million of funds annually.
Shandong Province and Qingdao City will provide corresponding treatments as well.
II. Positions for brilliant young talents
Professor level: Associate professors or scholars with more than 3 years’ overseas research experience, younger than 35-year-old.
We provide with family allowance of 0.4 million, yearly salary of 0.25-0.3 million in general, research start-up and discipline construction funding, which is about 0.3-1 million for science and engineering, and about 0.1-0.3 million for humanities and social science.
Associate professor level: Scholars less than 32-year-old and are selected by provincial talents projects.
We provide with family allowance of 0.2 million, yearly salary of 0.2-0.25 million in general, research start-up and discipline construction funding, which is about 0.1-0.2 million for science and engineering, and about 0.05-0.1 million for humanities and social science.
III. Doctor and Post-doctor
Talents with overseas academic experience will be given priority.
And the treatments will be same as an associate professor. Meanwhile, we will provide them with family allowance, funds to start standard researches, and so on.
Further information is available at http://rsc.upc.edu.cn/
Address: Personnel Department of China University of Petroleum, No. 66, Changjiang West Street, Huangdao District, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China.
Phone number: 0532-86981806
Fax number: 0532-86983027
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