An Invitation to Global Scholars to XAUAT "Yanta Scholar Forum"

Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology
Shaanxi (CN)
Salary Negotiable
September 06 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Date:  Nov. 15-18, 2017

1. Introduction

"Yanta Scholar Forum" is a global brain gain forum hosted by Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (XAUAT). It is aimed at inviting global talents and conducting exchanges and discussions on frontline issues in related fields. It contributes to the establishment of cooperation and connection between teachers from XAUAT and other institutes, the comprehensive understanding of XAUAT by related scholars as well as recruitment of excellent talents.

"Yanta Scholar Forum" is a branch of "Silk Road International Symposium for Distinguished Young Scholars"(SRIS). The main symposium is sponsored by Shaanxi provincial government, whose main purpose is to recruit global youth and entrepreneurship, provide intellectual support to the development of Silk Road Economic Belt.

2. Related fields

(1) Architecture and Civil Engineering

Fields: Architecture, Urban and Rural Planning, Landscape, Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environment and Municipal Engineering etc.

Related Schools: School of Architecture, School of Civil Engineering, School of Environmental and Municipal Engineering

(2) Management

Fields: Management Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Public Management etc.

Related Schools: School of Management

(3) Metallurgy and Material

Fields: Material Science and Engineering, Metallurgy Engineering, Mineral Engineering, Safety Science and Engineering

Related Schools: School of Materials and Mineral Resources

(4) Mechanical Engineering and Information

Fields: Mechanical Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Technology etc.

Related Schools: School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Information and Control Engineering

(5) Art and Design

Fields: Environmental Art Design, Industrial Design, Fine Art, Theatre and Television Literature etc.

Related Schools: School of Art, School of Languages, Literature and Law

(6) Science

Fields: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Mechanics etc.

Related School: School of Science

(7) Humanities, Social Science, Languages

Fields: Philosophy, History, Chinese Language and Literature, Foreign Languages and Literature, Law etc.

Related School: School of Marxism, School of Languages, Literature and Law

3. Application requirements

Applicants should be under the age of 40 (including 40) and have a doctoral degree.

Applicants should have demonstrated outstanding academic accomplishments.

Applicants should have an innovative thinking with strong potential of future leadership.

Applicants should have excellent academic and work ethics.

Applicants with working experience or academic titles in renowned foreign universities, research institutions and research departments of renowned enterprises are free to age limitation.

4. Application

CV should be sent to the Department of Human Resources by email: A CV should include personal information, study and work experiences, published and collected papers, research projects, patents and awards, etc. For the title of emails, please use the following format: application for Yanta Scholars Forum + name + major + institutions where the applicant received his/her highest degree.

Deadline for application: Nov. 1, 2017

5. Schedule

Nov. 15:  Registration, all day

Nov. 16:  Morning: symposium, main venue

Afternoon: opening ceremony of Yanta Scholars Forum & keynote session

Nov. 17:  academic exchanges and discussions, campus and venue tour and recruitment meeting

Nov. 18:  Ending

6. Special Information

"Yanta Scholar Forum" charges no registration fees. Domestic and international travel expenses will be reimbursed for invited scholars. Accommodation and airport/railway station ground transportation will be provided.

Applicant should book flight tickets (with RMB) after receiving the official invitation letter and send the receipt to secretariat in a timely manner, then the transportation and accommodation will be arranged by the secretariat. The reimbursement of the travel expenses will be done after the registration.

7. Contact Us:

Department of Human Resources, XAUAT

Contacts: Chuantao Pang, Wei He

Tel: +86-29-82202184



8. Introduction to XAUAT

XAUAT (Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology) is one of the eight well-known civil engineering and architecture universities in China and a key university affiliated to the former Ministry of Metallurgy. As one of the earliest universities authorized by the State Council, PRC, to confer master and doctoral degrees, XAUAT is a high-level university jointly constructed by Shaanxi province and the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. After sixty years of unremitting endeavor, XAUAT has now developed into a multidisciplinary university specialized in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Municipal Engineering, Material Science, Metallurgy and other related disciplines, and featured by the coordinated development of Humanities, Science, Economics, Management, Art and Law.

XAUAT has an outstanding faculty, including:  2 academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 national renowned teacher, 1 national outstanding professional, 1 Yangtze scholar, 4 winners of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 1 winner of the National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars, 3 pioneering members of the Ten Thousand Talents Program, 6 members of the National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project, 3 national experts with outstanding contributions, 3 innovation and pioneering talents of the Ministry of Science and Technology, 2 winners of national science and technology awards, 104 recipients of the special allowance from State Council, 3 members of the New Century Excellent Talents Supporting Plan, 29 members of the Shaanxi A Hundred Talents Plan and 3 Sanqin Scholars.

Aimed at a high-level university with an international fame, XAUAT is now deepening its reform, strengthening connotation construction and introduction of high-level talents. Welcome to join us!

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