TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou Global Recruitment 2021

TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou Global Recruitment 2021

Introduction

About Tianjin University

Tianjin University is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education. Its predecessor was Peiyang University, founded in 1895, which was the first modern university in China. Based on the values of "seeking truth from facts", the spirit of "rigorous scholarship" and the tradition of "patriotic dedication", it is highly reputed both within China and internationally. Tianjin University was listed as one of the first batch of 985 Project, 211 Project and 2011 Program Universities. In the list of “world-class universities and first-class disciplines” of 2017, Tianjin University was one of 42 shortlisted world-class universities and additionally earned the distinction of being classified as one of only 36 Class A universities in China.

Tianjin University has followed the paradigm of strengthening engineering and science, and in turn, revitalizing art and medicine. Throughout its development, it has focused on major strategic needs of the country, the frontiers of technological development in the world, while rooted in the main battlefield of the national economy. These aims have been achieved through the tradition of supporting high-quality talent cultivation with high-level scientific research, which has sculpted a discipline curricula that is based on engineering, with a combination of science and a coordinated development of multiple disciplines such as economics, management, literature, law, medicine, education, art, and philosophy. Adhering to the three guiding developmental principles of talent training, discipline construction and scientific research, the reform and innovation of the institutional mechanisms and systems have been improved by bringing together various elements of innovation inside and outside the school. This allows the achievement of continuously improving level of school operation and the quality of talent cultivation, increasing integration of science and education, and elevation of support of industry advancement, thus serving the construction of an innovative country.

About TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou

The Cooperation Agreement on Establishment of Tianjin University-National University of Singapore Joint Institute in Fuzhou was signed by People’s Government of Fuzhou City, Education Department of Fujian Province, Tianjin University and National University of Singapore on 1/12/2018 to co-establish TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou (Joint Institute). As a secondary institution of Tianjin University, the Joint Institute is committed to developing into a world-class Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run school, educating top talents ready for the future, through the melding of the merits of both universities. It aims to develop strategic and innovative research with focus on the areas of flexible electronics, emerging photoelectron techniques, advanced manufacturing technologies, energy catalysis and environment, in support of national strategic objectives as well as local socioeconomic development

Employment Period and Remuneration Package

From its inception, the Joint Institute has attracted 20 PIs from both universities, recruited 59 doctoral students with excellent academic qualifications, and 12 postdoctoral researchers. It has published 62 academic papers in world-class journals, and successfully convened two sessions of Steering Committee meetings, continuously widening the scope of strategic cooperation.
At present, the construction of the campus and supporting facilities are in full swing. The shared analysis center and the scientific research laboratory building have been started with the allocate funds put in place. The strong support of the government together with the joint efforts of the invaluable personnel of both universities will enable the Joint Institute to build a high-level, open, and international first-class platform. The Joint Institute aims to uphold a single vision to foster and cultivate talents that help shape the future of higher education and contribute to the socioeconomic development of Fuzhou and Fujian through a focus on continuous innovation and frontier technologies.
The recruitment positions include:
1. Principal Investigator (PI)

2. PI Assistant

3. Postdoctoral Fellow

4. Lab Technician

Recruitment Information 1

Number of Recruits: 10

Position: Principal Investigator (PI) of TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou

Salary: Negotiable;

Scientific research guarantee:

1. Each PI team will be provided with a research space of not less than 500 square meters, including a dedicated laboratory and a teacher and graduate student workspace;
2. After the establishment of the scientific research team, the five-year scientific research start-up fund support for each team can be up to RMB 10,000,000 which can be directly used for the procurement of related core research facilities and consumables, and expenses covering testing, small-sized equipment and travel, etc.
3. The Joint Institute will have an experimental space totaling about 2,500 square meters, equipped with high-end analysis and experimental equipment with a total value of about RMB 150,000,000, for shared use by all faculty groups in the Institute;
4. The Strategic Research Fund established by the Joint Institute has a total maximum amount of RMB 60,000,000 over five years.

Team Support:  Each year, two doctoral students allocation will be provided for PI’s Team, and during the term, 2-3 associate Research fellows and 2-3 postdoctoral fellows will be distributed for PI as well.

Settlement Fee:  High level talent policy of Fujian Province applied.

Other Supportive Policies: Arrangements for children schoolings. After joining, applicants will be granted the qualification of running for the Dean of Joint Intuition.

Job Responsibilities

1. Applicant shall carry out relevant work around the construction of key disciplines, scientific research, teaching and other aspects of the Joint Institute;

2. Applicant shall actively participate in the preparation and approval requirements and procedures of Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run schools;

3. Applicant shall undertake research and technology development in flexible electronics and emerging optoelectronics, advanced chemical manufacturing technology, green and renewable energy technologies, energy storage technologies, and energy catalysis and environmental fields to promote the technology transfer in Fuzhou City.

4. Applicant shall take the Joint Institute as the first unit when completing the declaration of national and local scientific and technological projects, publish high-level papers and apply for patents.

5. Applicant shall instruct the research assistants, post-doctors, masters, and doctoral students of the research group to carry out relevant research and development work, and the teaching and training of students after the Joint Institute is approved by the Ministry of Education.

Qualifications

1. Applicant must abide by the Constitution and the laws and regulations of People's Republic of China and be passionate for higher education. He/she should also be a good teaching role model,with an eye for rigorous scholarship, and possess professional ethics, an innovative mind and good team spirit. He/she should also be in appropriate physical condition to perform their duties;

2. Applicant shall have professionals or skills that meet the requirements of the position. Their research fields should include flexible electronics and emerging optoelectronics, advanced chemical manufacturing technology, green and renewable energy technology, energy storage technology, and energy catalysis and environmental research;

3. Applicant must have formal teaching or scientific research positions in well-known overseas universities, scientific research institutions or well-known enterprise R & D institutions. They shall have worked continuously for more than 36 months overseas after obtaining a Ph.D. Concessions may be made for candidates of exceptional caliber.

4. Full-time work at TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou.

Application Procedures

The Joint Institute will accept rolling applications until the position has been filled.

Please email the following materials to the Joint Institute:

1. Detailed resume in Chinese and English (including a complete education and working experience);

2. List of all published papers and full text of five representative works; Contact: Mr Wang /Mrs. Wu
Email: tjufz@tju.edu.cn

 

Recruitment Information 2

Position: PI Assistant of TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou

Number of Positions: 20 (Associate Research Fellow & Assistant Research Fellow)

Employment Period and Remuneration Package

Salary: Negotiable

Settlement Fee: Local talent policy of Fujian Province shall be adopted, and the relevant standard shall be implemented in accordance with the policies of Fuzhou City.

Other Supportive Policies: Appropriate arrangements will be made to provide locally in Fuzhou for educational requirements of children of successful applicants.

Job Responsibilities

1. Applicant shall carry out relevant work around the construction of key disciplines, scientific research, teaching and other aspects of the Joint Institute.

2. Applicant shall actively participate in the preparation and approval requirements and procedures of Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run schools.

3. Applicant shall undertake research and technology development in flexible electronics and emerging optoelectronics, advanced chemical manufacturing technology, green and renewable energy technologies, energy storage technologies, and energy catalysis and environmental fields to promote the technology transfer in Fuzhou City.

4. Applicant shall take the Joint Institute as the first unit when completing the declaration of national and local scientific and technological projects, publish high-level papers and apply for patents.

5. Applicant shall instruct the research assistants, post-doctors, masters, and doctoral students of the research group to carry out relevant research and development work, and the teaching and training of students after the Joint Institute is approved by the Ministry of Education.

6. Research-oriented associate research fellow and assistant research fellow shall assist PI to carry out basic research or applied basic research. Application-oriented associate research fellow and assistant research fellow shall assist PI to carry out cooperative research with companies, or technology and product R&D.

Qualifications

For Associate Research Fellow

1. Applicant must abide by the Constitution and the laws and regulations of People's Republic of China and be passionate for higher education. He/she should also be a good teaching role model,with an eye for rigorous scholarship, and possess professional ethics, an innovative mind and good team spirit. He/she should also be in appropriate physical condition to perform their duties.

2. Applicant should have a Ph.D. degree obtained from an international high-level university or research institution. For those without an international education background, their bachelor's degree, master's degree and doctoral degree must be obtained from a high-level university in China (or an institution of Chinese Academy of Sciences with equivalent level). Concessions may be made for candidates of exceptional caliber.

3. Research-oriented associate research fellow should have no less than 2 years of postdoctoral or work experience, and those with overseas research experience are preferred. Concessions may be made for candidates of exceptional caliber when they have insufficient work experience.

4. Application-oriented associate research fellow should have work experience in application-oriented research and possess good communication skills and willingness in application-oriented research. A corporate work experience or industry-education-research integration experience is also demanded. Those with outstanding performance as the group leader or the core member of industry-education-research integration projects are preferred.

5. Full-time work at TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou.

For Assistant Research Fellow

1. Applicant must abide by the Constitution and the laws and regulations of People's Republic of China and be passionate for higher education. He/she should also be a good teaching role model,with an eye for rigorous scholarship, and possess professional ethics, an innovative mind and good team spirit. He/she should also be in appropriate physical condition to perform their duties.

2. Applicant should have a Ph.D. degree obtained from an international high-level university or research institution. For those without an international education background, their bachelor's degree, master's degree and doctoral degree must be obtained from a high-level university in China (or an institution of Chinese Academy of Sciences with equivalent level). Concessions may be made for candidates of exceptional caliber.

3. Application-oriented assistant research fellow should have work experience in application-oriented research and possess good communication skills and willingness in application-oriented research.

4. Full-time work at TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou.

Application Procedures

The Joint Institute will accept rolling applications until the position has been filled.

1. Please submit the application via Email. The following materials are required:

i. Full resume in both Chinese and English;

ii. Photocopies of ID card (or passport), academic and degree certificates, professional and technical job certificates (or appointment letters), award-winning certificates, appointment documents (or appointment letters), etc.

iii. Other Clarifications

2. Qualification review to determine candidates for interview.

3. Evaluation.

4. Public Announcement of confirmation of candidates.

5. Contractual employment method will be adopted. The labor contract will be signed between the candidate and Coordination and Service Center for Fuzhou International Campus of Tianjin University with three-year employment period for the first and the second term. Candidate may sign the labor contract with no fixed term once they are reviewed as qualified in mid-term assessment and in evaluations at the end of each term. When the Joint Institute obtains approval from MoE, the teaching and research personnel of Coordination and Service Center for Fuzhou International Campus of Tianjin University may apply for personnel relation transference from the former into the Joint Institute after passing selection process prescribed by Tianjin University. Once transferred, the remuneration will be implemented in accordance with the salary system of the Joint Institute.

Contact: Mr Wang /Mrs. Wu

Email: tjufz@tju.edu.cn

 

Recruitment Information 3

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

Number of Positions: 28

Employment Period and Remuneration Package

Salary: Negotiable

Other related benefits from Tianjin University during the employment period.

Job Responsibilities

1. Applicant shall undertake scientific research and be able to independently carry out basic scientific research work.

2. Applicant shall assist his/her tutor in the application of scientific research projects and participate in other research work as required.

3. Applicant shall participate in laboratory management and assist in guiding postgraduate students to carry out research work.

Qualifications

1. Applicant must abide by the Constitution and the laws and regulations of People's Republic of China and be passionate for higher education. He/she should also be a good role model,with an eye for rigorous scholarship and possess professional ethics.

2. Applicant should have a doctorate degree in chemistry, physics, materials, chemical industry, microelectronics or other related disciplines. He/she shall be in good health with outstanding academic performance, and possesses professionalism, independent scientific research ability, and a strong sense of responsibility and teamwork spirit.

3. Applicant shall possess a solid professional theoretical foundation, a good writing skill in both Chinese and English, and good communication skills. He/she shall have published high-level research papers as the first author in the past 3 years (the impact factor of the papers published shall be > 5 or the papers were published in important journals in relevant research fields).

4. The doctoral degree shall be obtained within two years. Part-time work will not be accepted, the post-doctoral research is full-time during the whole employment period.

Application Procedures

1. Applicant should submit application to the PI whose research team he/she intends to join in.

2. PI submits the applicant’s resume (written in English) to the Postdoctoral Qualification Review Board of the Joint Institute.

3. Applicant should fill in the form Postdoctoral Fellow Application form of TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou after obtaining approval from the Board and gain ratification from the Joint Institute.

4. Applicant should submit the postdoctoral application materials and the Postdoctoral Fellow Application form of TJU-NUS Joint Institute in Fuzhou to the Postdoctoral Management Office of the Personnel Office of Tianjin University, and apply for onboarding as required by the Postdoctoral Management Office.

5. When completed the onboarding process, applicant should send a photocopy of the Introduction Letter of Secondary Institution Induction to the Joint Institute

Contact: Mr Wang /Mrs. Wu

Email: tjufz@tju.edu.cn

 

Recruitment Information 4

Position: Lab Engineer, Assistant Lab Engineer

Number of Positions: 4

Employment Period and Remuneration Package

Salary: The salary will depend on the applicant's education and experience.

Lab Engineer: Negotiable

Assistant Lab Engineer: Negotiable

Settlement Fee:

Settlement fee of local talent favorable policy in Fujian Province will be applied and the standards will be implemented in accordance with the relevant policies of Fuzhou City.

Other Supportive Policies

Appropriate arrangements will be made to provide locally in Fuzhou for educational requirements of children of successful applicants

Job Responsibilities

Assist Director and Deputy Director of the Analysis Center Platform ("Analysis Platform") of the Joint Institute in construction and operation management of the analysis platform, and provide support and services for various characterization and experimental work of the Joint Institute and TJU Fuzhou International Campus, the responsibilities include:

1. Collect and summarize the opinions and suggestions of the Equipment Steering Committee and end users on the platform construction.

2. Equipment maintenance and performance tuning, user (such as student) training, and offer advice to the Deputy Director of the Analysis Center and Equipment Steering Committee.

3. Participate in training for important instruments and assist Director / Deputy Director of the Analysis Platform to develop core courses of equipment technology / vacuum technology.

Qualifications

1. Applicant must abide by the Constitution and the laws and regulations of People's Republic of China and be passionate for higher education. He/she should also be a good teaching role model,with an eye for rigorous scholarship, and possess professional ethics, an innovative mind and good team spirit. He/she should also be in appropriate physical condition to perform their duties.

2. Lab engineer position requires a doctoral degree and assistant lab engineer requires a master’s degree. The highest degree of both two positions applicant shall be obtained from an international high-level university or research institution. For those without an international education background, their bachelor's degree, master's degree and doctoral degree must be obtained from a high-level university in China (or an institution of Chinese Academy of Sciences with equivalent level). Concessions may be made for candidates of exceptional caliber.

3. An assistant lab engineer shall possess at least one year or more operation / practical experience in one of the following experimental skills / instruments. A lab engineer shall possess at least three years or more operation experience / practical experience in at least two of the following experimental skills / instruments:

• TEM

• SEM

• Thin Film XRD, Powder / Small Angle XRD

• Liquid Nuclear Magnetic

• In-situ Solid-state Nuclear Magnetic

• ESR

• Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry / High Resolution Tandem Mass Spectrometry / MALDI-TOF

• UPLC / HPLC, High Temperature GPC

• In-situ Temperature Change Raman or FTIR, In-situ UV

• X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer

• Raman/UV PL Spectrometry

• Fast Spectroscopy Characterization

• DSC, TGA + mass, BET, High Pressure Isothermal Adsorption

• XPS/UPS/MBE

• DEMS

• MOKE

• AFM

4. All applicants should possess good English-speaking skills in daily work and be able to read English reports and literature proficiently.

5. Applicant shall possess a positive and learned attitude, excellent teamwork skills and be able to adapt to the changing situations during the construction of analysis platform.

6. Full-time work in Fuzhou.

Application Procedures

The Joint Institute will accept rolling applications until the position has been filled.

1. Please submit the application via Email. The following materials are required:

i. Full resume in both Chinese and English;

ii. Photocopies of ID card (or passport), academic and degree certificates, professional and technical job certificates (or appointment letters), award-winning certificates, appointment documents (or appointment letters), etc.

iii. Other Clarifications

2. Qualification review to determine candidates for interview.

3. Evaluation.

4. Public Announcement of confirmation of candidates.

5. Contractual employment method will be adopted. The labor contract will be signed between the candidate and Coordination and Service Center for Fuzhou International Campus of Tianjin University with three-year employment period for the first and the second term. Candidate may sign the labor contract with no fixed term once they are reviewed as qualified in mid-term assessment and in evaluations at the end of each term. When the Joint Institute obtains approval from MoE, the teaching and research personnel of Coordination and Service Center for Fuzhou International Campus of Tianjin University may apply for personnel relation transference from the former into the Joint Institute after passing selection process prescribed by Tianjin University. Once transferred, the remuneration will be implemented in accordance with the salary system of the Joint Institute.

Contact: Mr Wang /Mrs Wu

Email: tjufz@tju.edu.cn