Northwest University Calls for Global Talents

Employer
Northwest University
Location
China (CN)
Salary
Salary Negotiable
Posted
July 28 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Northwest University (NWU) can trace its origins back to Shaanxi Imperial College and Peking Imperial College in 1902. The University received its current name in 1912, which was designated as one of the national key universities in Xi’an, middle of Guanzhong Plain. NWU has been selected as one of the leading universities sponsored by the national “211 Project”. Currently, NWU is under the joint administration of the Ministry of Education and Shaanxi province.

NWU has 3 campuses: the Taibai Campus, the Taoyuan Campus and the Chang’an Campus. They cover a total area of approximately 400 acres, and comprise 22 schools and departments, plus a graduate school. In addition to 85 undergraduate degree programs, NWU has been authorized to confer doctoral degrees in 19 first-tier disciplines and master’s degrees in 39 first-tier disciplines, as well as 15 professional programs. NWU has developed 1 first-tier national key discipline (covering 5 second-tier disciplines), 4 second-tier national key disciplines, 1 national key discipline under cultivation and 22 post-doctoral programs.Moreover, NWU houses 1 national key laboratory, 1 national research center for engineering & technology, 1 national base for international scientific & technological cooperation,1 national-level research center of international corporation, 7 national experimental teaching demonstration center, 1 national virtual simulation experiment teaching center,7 national bases for talent cultivation, and 1 national base for the cultural quality education of college students,29 provincial (ministerial) key labs, research centers for engineering & technology, and key research bases for the humanities & social sciences. NWU has about 2,640 members of faculty and staff, including 2 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences,  1 Effective member of The International Academy of the History of Science and 15 Cheung Kong Scholars Programme professors,10 professors participanting the “One Thousand Talents Plan”,4 Nationally Distinguished Teachers, 4 professors participanting the“Ten thousand Talents plan”, 9 receivers of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 7 receivers of The National Science Fund for Outstanding Young Scholars, 12 Persons who are selected for The national key talent project, 1 person reminds young leader in scientific and technological innovation of Ministry of science and technology, 21 new-century talents of the Ministry of Education, 28 the State Council special allowance receivers. Currently NWU has a student population of over 26,188 including 13,967 college students, 7,578 graduate students and 1009 international students.

NWU has won the First Prize and the Second Prize of State Natural Science Award, the Second Prize of State Technological Invention Award, the Second Prize of State Science and Technology Progress Award, the First Prize of the Cheung Kong achievement award.

NWU attaches great importance to the technological and cultural exchanges with foreign countries, and established friendly and cooperative relations with more than 100 universities and research institutes in over 20 countries and regions such as America, England, France, Germany and Japan. The Encyclopedia Britannica has listed NWU as one of the world’s famous universities.

Northwest University invites talents to join us sincerely!

Distinguished Professors--Members of Cheung Kong Scholars Programme

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications

  • the academic title of associate professor or equivalent for overseas applicants 
  • an earned PhD
  • under 45 years of age (natural science or engineering); under 55 years of  age (humanities or social Science)
  • academic achievements and research experience well recognized within the international academic community
  • potential for academic development and creative strategic thinking; capable of leading the research team at the cutting edge of the field
  • employment term: full time work for five years; able to start working within one year after the contract is in effect.

Benefits

    During the five-year employment, the distinguished professor is entitled to an allowance of 1 million yuan, a research fund of 2  to 3 million yuan,  an annual income of no less than 700,000 yuan and facilities for the relevant research work.

Visiting Professors-Cheung Kong Scholars Programme

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications

  • actively engaged in teaching and research at a distinguished overseas university or research institute
  • an earned academic title of a professor (or equivalent)
  • employment term: five years (with no less than two months each year at Northwest University)

Benefits:

    During employment, a visiting professor in the Cheung Kong Scholars Programme shall be paid on a monthly basis according to the actual number of months of employment at Northwest University and  is offered 500,000 yuan of research fund as well as facilities for the relevant research work.

Young Scholars-Members of Cheung Kong Scholars Programme

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • under 38 years of age (natural science or engineering) ; under 45 years of  age (humanities or social Science) excluding those recruited through the One Thousand Talents Plan
  • an earned PhD
  • actively engaged in teaching and research work
  • the academic title of associate professor or equivalent for applicants from mainland China
  • employment term: three years

Benefits

    During the three-year employment, a young scholar-Member of Cheung Kong Scholars Programme is entitled to an allowance of  300,000 yuan, a research fund of 1 to 2 million yuan,  an annual income of no less than 450,000 yuan and facilities for the relevant research work.

Long-term One Thousand Talents Plan

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • the academic title of professor or equivalent at a distinguished overseas university or research institute and world-class research capability
  • published important academic articles in core journals in the international academic circles or have been awarded distinguished technology awards within the past five years
  • under 55 years of age
  • an earned overseas PhD
  • employment term: no less than 3 years; able to work at least six months each year

Benefits:

Each successful applicant is entitled to a one-off bursary of 1 million yuan (tax-free) from the state finance and 1 million yuan (tax-free) from the finance department of Shaanxi province; Northwest University offers 20 million yuan as research fund. The salary is no less than 750,000 yuan. Facilities for the relevant research offices and laboratories are provided.

Short-term One Thousand Talents Plan

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • engaged in the field of natural science, engineering, economics & finance, management
  • the academic title of professor or equivalent at a distinguished overseas university or research institute and world-class research capability
  • published important academic articles in core journals in the international academic circles or have been awarded distinguished technology awards within the past five years
  • under 55 years of age
  • an earned overseas PhD
  • employment term: no less than 3 years; able to work at least two months each year

Benefits:

Each successful applicant is entitled to a one-off bursary of 500,000 yuan (tax-free) from the state finance and 500,000 yuan (tax-free) from the finance department of Shaanxi province; During employment, the talent shall be paid on a monthly basis according to the actual number of months of employment at Northwest University. Northwest University offers 2-3 million yuan as research fund. Facilities for the relevant research work are provided.

Long-term One Thousand Talents Plan for high-level foreign experts

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • foreign experts (Non-ethnic-Chinese)  under 65 years of age
  • no full-time job in China or have worked in China for less than 1 year prior to application
  • employment term: no less than 3 years; able to work at least nine months each year

Benefits:

Each successful applicant is entitled to a one-off bursary of 1 million yuan (tax-free) from the state finance and 1 million yuan (tax-free) from the finance department of Shaanxi province and 3-5 million yuan as research fund. Northwest University provides talents with competitive salary equivalent to their overseas counterparts. Facilities for the relevant research work and apartments are provided.

Short-term One Thousand Talents Plan for high-level foreign experts

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • foreign experts (Non-ethnic-Chinese) under 65 years of age
  • no full-time job in China or have worked in China for less than 1 year prior to application
  • employment term: no less than 3 years; able to work at least two months each year

Benefits:

Each successful applicant is entitled to a one-off bursary of 500,000 yuan (tax-free) from the state finance and 500,000 yuan (tax-free) from the finance department of Shaanxi province and 1-2 million yuan as research fund. Northwest University provides talents with competitive salary equivalent to their overseas counterparts. Facilities for the relevant research work and apartments are provided.

One Thousand Talents Plan for Young Researchers

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • under 40 years of age (natural science or engineering)
  • an earned PhD from a prestigious overseas university and three years’ experience working overseas
  • outstanding talents in the research field and enormous potential to become future leaders in relevant fields
  • notable research achievements in their doctorate studies a plus

Benefits:

Each successful applicant is entitled to a one-off bursary of 500,000 yuan (tax-free) and 1-3 million yuan as research fund from the state finance and 500,000 yuan (tax-free) from the finance department of Shaanxi province. Northwest University offers 4 million yuan as research fund. An annual income of no less than 600,000 yuan. Facilities for the relevant research work are provided.

Shaanxi One Hundred Top Talents Programme

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • the academic title of professor or equivalent at an prestigious university or research institute.
  • published important academic articles in core journals in the international academic circles or have been awarded distinguished technology awards within the past five years
  • under 55 years of age
  • an earned PhD 

In addition to the particular benefits offered by Northwest University, the successful applicant is entitled to:

  • An allowance of 1 million yuan within 5 years of employment and an annual income of no less than 400,000 yuan.
  • A settling-in allowance and scientific research allowance totaling 250,000 to 350,000 yuan.                                
  • Office and laboratory facilities

Shaanxi One Hundred Top Talents Programme for Young Researchers

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • under 40 years of age
  • an earned PhD and three years’ experience working.
  • outstanding talents in the research field and enormous potential to become future leaders in relevant fields.
  • notable research achievements in their doctorate studies a plus

Benefits:

In addition to the particular benefits offered by Northwest University, the successful applicant is entitled to:

  • An allowance of 500,000 yuan within 5 years of employment and an annual income of no less than 250,000 yuan.
  • A settling-in allowance and scientific research allowance totaling 150,000 to 350,000 yuan.                                

Northwest University Qinling Scholars Programme

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • the academic title of professor or equivalent at an prestigious university or research institute
  • published important academic articles in core journals in the international academic circles or have been awarded distinguished technology awards within the past five years
  • under 55 years of age
  • an earned PhD 

Benefits:

In addition to the particular benefits offered by Northwest University, the successful applicant is entitled to:

  • An allowance of 1 million yuan within 5 years of employment and an annual income of no less than 400,000 yuan
  • A settling-in allowance and scientific research allowance totaling 250,000 to 350,000 yuan
  • Office and laboratory facilities
  • Outstanding PhD.

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Outstanding doctoral and postdoctoral researchers from distinguished foreign universities or scientific and research institutes

Benefits:

The successful  doctorate researcher applicant is entitled to:

An annual salary of no less then 120,000 yuan and a settling-in allowance and scientific research allowance totaling 150,000 yuan

The successful  doctorate researcher applicant working in the post-doctoral research station is entitled to:                         

An annual salary of no less then 150,000 yuan and a scientific research allowance totaling 100,000 yuan

 

During the 13th Five Year Plan, Northwest University (NWU) will push to improve the working conditions for talents, make greater endeavor to provide research funds and support. As for remuneration, NWU will implement the Income Doubling Plan, and achieve a doubling in income in five years. In the aspect of scientific research, at least 50 million yuan will be invested each year for the construction of scientific research platforms, thereby intensifying the support for scientific research. In the aspect of team training, the NWU will carry out a series of talent projects including the “Northwest University Outstanding Talents Cultivation Plan,” the “Northwest University Leading Talents Support Plan” and the “Northwest University Excellent Youth Talents Support Plan.” In the aspect of talent services, the NWU will set up a high-level personnel project office and provide efficient services specifically aimed at high-level talents and cooperate in catering to NWU, Shaanxi province and national talents plan according the specialties of those talents. In the aspect of improving conditions in NWU, upgrading work on the campus will be accelerated, as will the construction of the staff residential buildings, and landscaping work.

Northwest University possesses an affiliated middle school, primary school, and kindergarten ranked as first rate within Shaanxi province. They are equipped to enroll the children of high-level talents. To ensure ease of work for the talents, NWU will provide each talent with an apartment of 150 to 200 square meters at cost price, offer jobs for the spouse, and create a favorable working atmosphere.

We will, with all our heart, strive constantly to give talents a sense of belonging, a sense of identity, a sense of honor and happiness. This will ensure that they can work with dignity and enjoy a decent life.

Contact office: 

High-Level Talents Office of  Northwest University

Personnel  Department  of  Northwest University

Address: 229  North Taibai Avenue, Xi’an 710069. P.R.China  

Website: www.nwu.edu.cn

Apply for high-level talent  post contact: Shen Yibo

Tel: +86-29-88305288   Email: rcb@nwu.edu.cn

Apply for teacher post contact: Fan Tao

Tel: +86-29-88308221   Email: rsk@nwu.edu.cn

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