The 1st International ‘Learn and Practice’ Young Scholars Forum Of Beijing Jiaotong University

Employer
Beijing Jiaotong University
Location
Beijing (CN)
Salary
Salary Negotiable
Posted
May 22 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Beijing Jiaotong University will hold the 1st International ‘Learn and Practice’ Young Scholars Forum in Beijing from 15th July to 17th July, 2018, and hereby sincerely invite outstanding young scholars at home and abroad to attend this grand gathering.

I. Introduction

The International ‘Learn and Practice’ Young Scholars Forum of Beijing Jiaotong University, surrounding the plan to build a world-class university with distinctive features and focusing on international academic frontiers, aims to broaden academic horizons and promote communication and cooperation by organising thematic lectures, panel discussion, and guided tours. The forum will serve as a platform for domestic and international young scholars to exchange ideas and show academic gains, and also strengthen their understanding of Beijing Jiaotong University.

II. Disciplines

Traffic Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Systematic Science, Computer Science and Technology, Business Administration, Applied Economics, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.

III. Requirements

Applicants should meet one of the following requirements:

  1. Qualified for the ‘Thousand Young Talent Program’, i.e. aged below 40, having a PhD awarded by prestigious overseas universities, or having a PhD awarded by top domestic universities and having worked abroad for three consecutive years (for those who have returned home to work, the time at home should be less than one year), and having made outstanding achievements or possessing great potential in relevant fields.
  2. Selected into the ‘Thousand Young Talent Program’, ‘Changjiang Scholars Program for Young Professionals’, ‘Outstanding Youth Program by Science Foundation’ and ‘Young Top-notch Talent Program’, and aged below 40.
  3. Qualified for the ‘Outstanding Hundred Talents Plan’ of Beijing Jiaotong University. (See Attachment 1 in Additional support document down below)

IV. Schedule

July 15: Sign in

July 16: Opening ceremony, Thematic lecture, Sub-forums.

July 17: Guided tours, Panel discussion, Closing ceremony

Free room and board will be provided for all participants during the event. Air tickets on appointed dates can be reimbursed (The travel expense reimbursement for those from Europe and US is up to RMB 15,000, for Asia is up to RMB 8,000 and for China Mainland is up to RMB 5,000)

V. Application

  1. Please send the “Forum Application Form” (see Application form down below) to forum@bjtu.edu.cn. Include in the Application Form title and the email subject line: ‘“Learn and Practice” Forum + Discipline + Name’.
  2. Application deadline: 8th June, 2018
  3. After a qualification assessment, invitations will be sent to qualified experts around 20th June, 2018.
  4. Contact:

Talent Program Office, Office of Human Resources, Beijing Jiaotong University

Mr. Zhang: +86+10-51685138

Mrs. Yun:  +86+10-51683432

E-mail:  forum@bjtu.edu.cn

VI. A General Introduction of Beijing Jiaotong University

Beijing Jiaotong University is a national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education and now is jointly supported by the Ministry of Education, the China Railway Corporation and Beijing Municipal Government. BJTU is one of the first universities selected into the ‘National 211 Project’ and the ‘985 Innovative Platforms for Key Disciplines Project’, one of the first institutions authorized to confer master and doctoral degrees. BJTU, as the leading organisation, has established the Collaborative Innovation Centre for Rail Transit Safety, which is one of the first 14 collaborative centres approved by the Chinese government to enter the “National 2011 Projects”. In 2017, BJTU was selected into the ‘Double First-Class’ National Initiative. BJTU will surround the advantaged disciplines and focus on building ‘Smart Transportation’ as a world-class discipline.

The advantaged and featured disciplines also had outstanding performance in the 4th round of National Discipline Review by the Ministry of Education. Systematic Science was ranked 1st for four consecutive rounds of the Review. Systematic Science, Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, and Business Administration were ranked Level-A. Another seven disciplines were ranked top 20%. BJTU also enters the four major world university rankings, including THE World University Ranking and the Academic Ranking of World University for the first time, with the international ranking steadily improving. Three disciplines were ranked 1% in the ESI ranking, including Engineering ranked top 1.5‰. Ten disciplines were ranked top 500 in the Academic Ranking of World University by discipline, including Traffic and Transportation Engineering ranked 1st in China and 2nd worldwide, Communication Engineering ranked 10th in China and 38th worldwide. Computer Science, Physics, and Material Science, and Engineering Science enter the U.S. News World University Ranking by subject, among which Engineering Science was ranked 97th worldwide and 17th in China. Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science and Information System, Mechanical, Aeronautical, and Manufacture Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, and Statistics and Operational Research enter the 2018 QS World University Ranking.

“Think of the source while drinking the water, love the country and honour the alma mater.” With 120 years of glorious history, Beijing Jiaotong University, adhering to the university motto of ‘Learn and Practice’, undertaking new missions and embracing a pioneering attitude, is marching towards a feature-distinctive world first-class university.

We sincerely invite outstanding young scholars at home and abroad to join us and create a glorious future together.