Faculty Positions Available in Southwest University, Chongqing, China

Southwest University
Chongqing, China
Salary negotiable
August 17 2017
Organization Type

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, 46 master’s programs, 21 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, a national key lab, a National Center for Engineering Research, 1 National Key Lab Cultivation Base under joint construction by both the Municipality and the Ministry, 10 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, in the year of 2015, the total number of citations of papers in 4 disciplines (Chemistry, Botany and zoology, Agricultural Science and Material Science) of Southwest University entered global top 1 %.

Now, SWU is at the golden time for comprehensively deepening the overall reform and speeding up the process of internationalization. Thus, you are cordially invited to apply for the academic positions as professor, associate professor or lecturer. 
Those who were enrolled in “One Thousand Talents Program” “Cheung Kong scholars” and other national program are mostly preferred.
We need you here in Southwest University to seek common development!
Available Disciplines
Physics Science/ Mathematics Science/Chemical Science/ Environmental Science/ Science of Information and Communication/ Materials Science and Technology/ Surveying Science and Engineering /Management Science and Technology/ Education/ Psychology/ History/ Philosophy/Law
Not limited to the disciplines above
Positions and Requirements
A. High-level Talented leaders
1. Candidates should be qualified to be member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences or Engineering, or listed in national top talents programs such as National “One Thousand Talents Program” “Chang Jiang Scholars” etc.
2. Candidates are preferable to be professor or associate professor from the overseas famous colleges and universities who are able to meet the requirements of national top talents programs such as National “One Thousand Talents Program” “Chang Jiang Scholars” etc. And SWU will help to apply those talents programs.
3. Candidates are preferable to be professor from domestic famous colleges and universities.
B. Excellent Doctors and Post-Doctoral Fellows 
Candidates, preferable under 35 years old, are expected to become excellent academic researchers from 1st-class universities in China or internationally.
C. Famous Scholars
Professor or Associate Professor of famous overseas universities, Academician, or “Thousands plan” candidates, those who can stand 1-3 years duration of employment. Annually to the university to work 1-3 months. Transportation subsidy provided once a year, university reimbursement standards are not more than 10,000 Yuan per time. The employer will provide certain research subsidies, accommodation in the university and will coordinate the purchase of insurance.
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Application Procedure
Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a publication list with abstracts of selected published papers, a research plan, a teaching statement, to the Human Resources Department(rencai@swu.edu.cn). For inquiries, please contact Ms. Min Zhou, Ms. Ting Gan or Mr. Xiaoqi Zhang.
Telephone number: +86-23-68254265


Address: Talents Recruitment Office, Southwest University, NO.2 Tiansheng Road Beibei, Chongqing, China, 400715

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