Recruitment on International Young Scholars in the ECJTU

Nanchang (Prefecture), Jiangxi (CN)
Salary Negotiable
June 04 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


The first International Forum for Young Scholars by East China Jiao Tong University (ECJTU) will be held from September 21 to 22, 2019. By gathering outstanding young scholars from home and abroad to conduct academic exchanges and cooperation in terms of research frontiers and hot issues, the forum aims at establishing a substantive academic research link for the young scholars and ECJTU faculty members, so as to facilitate academic exchanges and collaborations between two sides, and help them to jointly explore scientific frontiers and make academic achievements.

University Introduction

East China Jiaotong University(ECJTU), as a multi-disciplinary teaching-and-research-oriented institution in China, features transportation engineering with focus on railway-related disciplines. Dually co-constructed by China Railway Corporation and Jiangxi Provincial People’s Government, and the State Railway Administration and the local government, ECJTU has grown into a provincially key university, accredited as a participant to the “Central-western Chinese Universities Capacity-building Project” and an institution offering doctoral degree programs. ECJTU is now composed of 18 schools, offering a complete range of disciplines, including science, engineering, economics, management, literature, law, education, and art.

At present, the university has nearly 2000 staff and faculty members, with 1150 full-time teachers, more than 550 professors and associate professors. Meanwhile, it boasts over 160 excellent members receiving honorable titles at provincial level and above, like the "Double-hired Academicians", specially-appointed professors of the Ministry of Education’s “Changjiang Scholars Program”, winners of the “National Science Fund for Outstanding Young Scholars” under the Natural Science Foundation of China, members for the “Ten-Thousand Talent Project” for  technological and innovative pioneers, awardees for the“Hundred, Thousand and Ten-thousand Talent Project”,, receivers of the State Council Special Allowance, members of “the Program for New Century Excellent Talents” of the Ministry of Education, the “Young and Middle-aged Leading Talents in Science Technology” of the Ministry of Science and Technology, “Nationally Excellent Teachers” , "Nationally Excellent Educators" distinguished professors of “Jingangshan Scholars, candidates for "Double Thousand Plan" and “the 555 Ganpo Talent Project, etc. One group is listed as key innovation team of “Promotion Project for Innovation Talents”, given by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Located in Nanchang City, the capital of Jiangxi Province in China, also called “the place of raising military flags” in honor of the establishment of People’s Liberation Army there, ECJTU nestles near a mountain, with a river running besides and a few lakes dotted inside. Like a wonderful landscape with blooming flowers and exuberantly growing trees scattered here and there, and birds chirping inside at times, the campus is an ideal place for teaching, learning and living. Among the school size of nearly 3000 mu (200 hectares), the area of buildings of all kinds exceeds 750,000 square meters. Apart from CNY 404 million valued teaching and research equipment, the university also has built its library into a first-class Chinese retrieval station for academic journals and documents, with a collection of 2.29 million volumes of books and journals, and over 2.33 million volumes of electronic documents.

During the Period of 13th Five-Year Plan, the whole staff and all the students of the university are determined to keep sailing on the voyage to shape the school into a nationally renowned“Jiaotong University" (university of transport and communications) with distinctive features and prominent advantages. We sincerely invite suitable talents both at home and abroad to join us at ECJTU!

Forum Agenda:

Please refer to the first supporting document.

Academic Disciplines (including but not limited to):

Transportation Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Business Management, Mechanical Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sports Science, Applied Economics, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Legal Science, etc.

Target Participants:

  • Scholars who have obtained a PhD degree from abroad; or have possessed a PhD degree in China, engaging in post-doctoral researches in prestigious overseas universities or research institutions; or have had more than 2 years of overseas scientific research experience with outstanding academic achievements;
  • Scholars at home and abroad with innovative strategic thinking and potential for being the pace-setters in disciplinary (academic) researches.

Timeline and Application Procedures

  • Forum Duration: September 21-22, 2019
  • Application Deadline: August 30, 2019 
  • Venue: East China Jiao Tong University
  • Please send your resumes, scanned copies of academic achievements and 200-word personal profiles to email:; and the email subject should be “Scholar Forum+Your Name+Your Discipline”.
  • Invitations will be issued to the applicants upon the discussion and approval of relevant schools of ECJTU.

Conference Funding

  • Provide free meals and accommodation;
  • Offer reimbursement for round-trip travel expenses (economy-class air ticket or second-class high-speed rail ticket); 
  • Scholars with outstanding achievements can apply reimbursement of travel expenses for business-class air ticket or first-class high-speed rail ticket.

Salaries & Benefits

ECJTU offers talents salaries and benefits under annual salary system which is provincially competitive, providing salaries of 5 categories and 9 levels (annual salary ranging from RMB 300 thousand to 1.6 million) with corresponding performance requirements, in order to help high-level talents find suitable options.

Please find more information about Standards for Salaries & Benefits, Download link:

Research Funding

The university has greatly increased its reword for marked scientific research achievements. Various funds are established to reword or subsidize high-level scientific research projects and similar platforms. Special emphasis is laid on the rewarding for declaration and approval of the projects at national level, those of young scholars and other similar ones, with a sum up to RMB 600,000.

Please find more information about Standards of Research Funding, Download link:

Discipline Platform

ECJTU runs 3 doctoral programs and 21 master programs in the primary disciplines. Transportation Engineering, Control Science and Engineering and Civil Engineering are the first-class disciplines in Jiangxi Province, and 4 disciplines are known as the leading ones of Jiangxi Disciplinary Union. ECJTU boasts 35 scientific research platforms at or above the provincial level, including National and Local Joint Engineering Research Center of Safety Guarantee Technology for Operation and Maintenance of Rail Transport Infrastructure, National and Local Joint Engineering Research Center of Fruit Intelligent Photoelectric Detection Technology and Equipment, and Engineering Research Center of Railway Environmental Vibration and Noise, Ministry of Education.

Please find more information about ECJTU Scientific Research Platform, Download link:

Contact Details

School Contact:

Please refer to the second supporting document.

Human Resource Contact:

Mr. Huang、Mr. Dong



Address:No. 808 Shuanggang East Street, Nanchang Economic and Technological Development Zone, Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province.

Zip code:330013