The Third Young Scholars Forum of Zhejiang University of Technology
Zhejiang University of Technology, located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province-the famous historic and cultural city in China and the world-renowned scenic tourist spot that has a reputation of “paradise on earth” is a provincial comprehensive key university in Zhejiang and the university in common construction by Zhejiang Province and Ministry of Education, among the first batch of key construction universities in Zhejiang Province, the leading unit in the first batch of national “2011 Plan” and the selected unit in the batch of national “Discipline Innovation and Talent Recruitment Plan of Higher Educational Institutions” (“111 Plan”) with the comprehensive strength retaining among the top one hundred of the universities nationwide. With 66 undergraduate programs covering 11 major disciplines: philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and art, 6 post-doctoral mobile research stations, 9 first-level disciplines authorized to offer doctorate degree, 29 first-level disciplines authorized to offer master degree, the university has 18,977 undergraduates and 9,636 postgraduates (825 are doctorate degree candidates). The university faculty includes 3,048 teaching and administrative staff (2,142 are full-time teachers), 3 Chinese Academy of Engineering academicians, 4 double-recruited academicians of Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 52 talents at the national level with honorary titles of Ten Thousand Talent Program, National 1000 Talents Plan, Chang Jiang Scholars Program, The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. The university has a number of national and provincial scientific research and teaching platforms such as National Engineering and Technology Research Center, National Base of International Scientific and Technological Cooperation, and State Key Laboratory Cultivation Base, etc. Five disciplines including Chemistry, Engineering Science, Material Science, Environmental Science and Ecology, Agricultural Science are among the global top 1% of ESI. More than 400 scientific research achievements have been given national, provincial and ministerial awards with 22 items of National Science and Technology Awards. The university ranks the tenth among the universities in China in terms of the number of effective invention patents.
Zhejiang University of Technology is holding the third session of “Hangzhou Young Scholars” forum between December 23rd and 24th, 2018. With a profound cultural background, a beautiful working environment, a high-level scientific research platform, highly competitive remuneration, and promising career development space, the university sincerely welcomes talents from home and abroad.
I. Forum agenda
Zhejiang University of Technology is holding the third session of “Hangzhou Young Scholars” forum with the purpose of setting up a platform for academic exchange and academic achievement exhibition for young talents inside and outside China, unfolding discussions around the international scientific hotspots and research fields, strengthening cooperation in different research fields, enhancing the comprehensive understanding of the university and attracting excellent young scholars. Following is the schedule:
- November 30th, 2018: Application deadline
- December 10th, 2018: Invitation deadline
- December 22nd, 2018: Check in
- December 23rd, 2018, Morning: Main forum
- December 23rd, 2018, Afternoon: College sub-forums
- December 24th, 2018, Morning: Signing ceremony of posts
II. Invited objects
Age limit: 40 years old (no age limit for the most distinguished scholars).
Excellent young scholars with doctorate of famous universities at home and abroad, having made certain achievements in relevant discipline areas or with development potential are welcomed.
III. Discipline areas
Chemical engineering and technology, chemistry, marine science, food science and engineering, materials science and engineering, bioengineering, environmental science and engineering, pharmacy, traditional Chinese pharmacy, mechanical engineering, power engineering and engineering thermophysics, control science and engineering, information and telecommunication engineering, computer science and technology, software engineering, civil engineering, urban and rural planning, architecture, business administration, applied economics, management science and engineering, mathematics, physics, Chinese language and literature, journalism and communication, design science, pedagogy, law, public management, Marxism theory, foreign language and literature etc. or related fields.
IV. Positions and requirements
i. Posts for talents of national level with honorary titles
The applicants should be excellent young scholars of national level with honorary titles.
ii. Posts for distinguished young talents
The applicants with doctoral degree who have made outstanding innovative academic achievements in the discipline and possess certain development potential can be employed in posts of “Yun He Young Scholar” or professor in Zhejiang University of Technology after evaluation.
(i) Young scholars of “Yun He Scholar Program”
a. For the fields of natural science, the applicants should be under the age of 38 (38 years old included); and for the fields of humanities and social science, the applicants should be under the age of 43(43 years old included).
b. The applicants should have more than three-year overseas work experience of scientific research and have made an innovative and international acknowledged achievement in the discipline.
c. The applicants should have potential to apply for honorary titles of national level.
a. For the fields of natural science, the applicant should be under the age of 40 (40 years old included); and for the fields of humanities and social science, the applicant should be under the age of 45(45 years old included).
b. Applicants should have more than one-year experience in overseas high-level universities or research institutes and have made an international acknowledged achievement in scientific research, accumulating certain research knowledge in the discipline, having potential to make a through in the discipline
c. The research achievement in the past five years qualifies a research-oriented professor, or the applicant’s academic achievement is fist-class and outstanding.
(iii) Associate professors
a. For the fields of natural science, the applicant should be under the age of 35 (35 years old included); and for the fields of humanities and social science, the applicant should be under the age of 40(40 years old included).
b. Applicants should have more than one-year experience in overseas high-level universities or research institutes and have made an international acknowledged achievement in scientific research, having potential to make a through in the discipline
c. The research achievement in the past five years qualifies a research-oriented associate professor, or the applicant’s academic achievement is outstanding.
iii. Young teachers
(i) The applicant should be under the age of 35 (35 years old included).
(ii) The applicant should have a doctor’s degree or will have a doctoral degree before 2020
(iii) The applicant should have made an excellent scientific research achievement in accordance with the requirement of full-time teachers or researchers.
iv. Annual salary system
Young scholars planning to apply for national or provincial talents plan relying on Zhejiang University of Technology, majoring in school’s key discipline areas can be employed of annual salary system before being candidates of talents plan.
V. Treatment and benefits please see supporting document.
P.S. All children of high-level talents recommended by the university can attend Zhejiang University of Technology Kindergarten (Class A Kindergarten). The university assists in solving jobs for spouse, children's enrollment, residence permit and settlement according to national, provincial and municipal policies. The annual salary refers to the total annual income before tax (including unit-supporting social insurance part) and the reward for research achievement is issued according to the school policy. The housing subsidy with settling-in allowance included will be given in batches or borrowed in advance according to school policy.
VI. Participation subsidy
The scholars receiving the letter of invitation after registering for the forum and applying for related positions can obtain traffic allowance during the period of participation with the invitation (maximal claiming amount 15,000 RMB for overseas scholars and maximal claiming amount 6,000 RMB for domestic scholars). According to the regulations, the airplane ticket is limited to the economy-class fares and the train ticket is limited to the second-class fares. The university provides accommodation for free during the forum.
VII. Registration method
The university is holding the forum in Zhaohui Campus. Scholars with the intention to attend the forum please log in to the special site of the forum (http://www.rczp.zjut.edu.cn/) to download forms of Young Scholars Forum and Posts for Talents Application. Forms should be submitted with a detailed resume (including proof materials) by email to the designated mailbox of recruitment unit. The recruiters and contact information are attached. Logging on the site to get more information and signing up directly are also acceptable.
Address: No.18, Chaowang Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province (Postcode:310014)
Contact person: Mr. Chen, Mr. Jiang; Telephone: +86-0571-88320433; mailbox: firstname.lastname@example.org