SCUTCalls for Young Talents around the World
2015-05-07 readCount:2769
South China University of Technology (SCUT) is one of China's key universities and participant in the 211 and 985 Project operating under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. The university, which has a total area of 294 hectares, is situated in Guangzhou, a southern metropolitis in China.The university has two campuses.Wushan Campus boasts of profound cultural heritages and a beautiful landscape of lakes and hills, while Higher Education Mega Center Campus features modern architectures and advanced facilities.
 
In order to implement the strategic plan of “strengthening the university by recruiting more talents” and to build SCUT into one of China’s key research-oriented universities with international prestige, the University launch its regular recruitment program to seek young talents both at home and abroad to join her faculty.The University provides a comfortable living environment and a wide stage for development.
 
1. Posts Offered
A. Senior Research Personnel
The posts of Senior Research Personnelare offered by State Key Laboratories, Major Engineering(Technical)Centers, Collaborative Innovation Center, and Innovative Talent Recruitment Bases (here and after referred to as Key Platforms). The employment of Senior Research Personnelis subject to regulations concerning Postdoctoral Fellowship Irecruitmentprogram. (Please refer to Attachment 1 for contact information of the key platforms)
B. Outstanding Young Teachers
The posts of Outstanding Young Teachersare available to young talents with great academic potential and encouraging prospect. For the first 2 years, regulations of Postdoctoral Fellowship II apply to the employment of Outstanding Young Teachers. Should the assessment results be fine or above average, the employee may be employed in accordance with the policies under public institution system. Employment policies of public institution system apply to the candidates who possess post-doctoral working experience and the excellent candidates who apply for posts with no setting of postdoctoral research station. (Please refer to Attachment 2 for the contact information of the schools)
C. Regular Postdoctoral Researchers
The posts are offered by postdoctoral research stations of SCUT. The employmentof Regular Postdoctoral Researchersis subject to relevant regulations of Postdoctoral Fellowship III. (Please refer to Attachment 3 for the contact information ofpostdoctoral research stations)
 
2. Qualifications required
The candidates are supposed to possess a strong commitment to highereducation, observe the laws and decrees, and possessgood conduct, sound work ethics and professional qualifications required for the post. At the same time, the candidates should satisfy the following conditions:
A. Senior Research Personnel
①PhD degree offered by the top 100 disciplines or universities included in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings or ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities) by Shanghai Jiao Tong University; or working as post-docs for more than two years in the academic institutions described above;
②International vision, achieved academic excellence in chosen field, strong research ability and potential for development;
③Normally limited to candidates who are under 40 years of age, though this requirement may be relaxed for those with sufficiently high academic achievements.
B. Outstanding Young Teachers
① PhD degree is required.The candidates are supposed to receive undergraduate and postgraduate educationin the top Chinese universities in principle, or universities the ranking of whose concerned discipline is no lower than that of SCUT; priority gives to those who have studied or worked in overseas high-level universities or academic institutions for more than one year.
②Normally limited to candidates who are under 35 years of age, though this requirement may be relaxed for those with sufficiently high academic achievements, or those whose research field fits the need of concerned discipline.
C. Regular Postdoctoral Researchers
①Candidates are supposed to have obtained PhD degree or have passed the PhD dissertation defense.
② Proficiency in foreign languages and computer operation; strong research ability andability to perform and organize independent research;
③Normally limited to candidates who are under 40 years of age.Priority gives to fresh PhD graduates and PhD graduates who are under 35 year of age.
 
3. Benefits Package
A. Salary
A minimum annual salary ofRMB250,000 for Senior Research Personnel, a minimum annual salary ofRMB180,000 for Outstanding Young Teachers, and a minimum annual salary ofRMB100,000 for Regular Postdoctoral Researchers.
B. Research start-up funds
Outstanding Young Teachersmay apply for scientific research start-up funds, ranging from RMB10,000 to 20,000 per person.
C. Medical care
For international employees: Business medical insurance (including critical disease and accident insurance); for Chinese residents: SCUT public medical care.
D. Housing benefits:
Two-year Campus Post-doc Apartment rental。
E. Others
Subject to relevant regulations of SCUT.
 
4. How to apply
A. Candidates who apply for Senior Research Personnel should fill in Application Form for Postdoctoral Fellowship I(Attachment 4), and submit all the materials required in the attachment. Contact the concerned key platform or the host school of the key platform for the following application procedures.
B. Candidates who apply for Outstanding Young Teachers should fill inApplication Form for Postdoctoral Fellowship II(Attachment5), and submit all the materials required in the attachment. Contact the concerned host school for the following application procedures.
C. Candidates who apply forRegular Postdoctoral Researchersshould send personal resume and scientific achievements to the concerned co-advisor, or the email of PhD Administration Office of SCUT.A written application is required.
5. Contact Information
A. Please refer to the website of Personnel Division of SCUT http://www2.scut.edu.cn/hr/ for the vacancy information of key platforms and schools.
B. Contact Information of Personnel Division
a. Senior Research Personnel Application
Contact person: Wang Juan  Tele: 020-87110072,E-mail:wjtalent@scut.edu.cn
Postal address:Room 308, Postdoctoral Apartment at Nanxiucun District, South China University of Technology, 381 Wushan Rd., Tianhe, Guangzhou, China 510640
b. Outstanding Young Teachers Application
Contact person: Wang Zhe  Tele: 020-87110252,E-mail: wangzhe@scut.edu.cn
Postal address:Room 203, Postdoctoral Apartment at Nanxiucun District, South China University of Technology, 381 Wushan Rd., Tianhe, Guangzhou, China  510640
c. Regular Postdoctoral Researchers
Contact person: Zhu ZhichengTele: 020-87114038 E-mail: zhuzc@scut.edu.cn
Postal address:Room 101, Postdoctoral Apartment at Nanxiucun District, South China University of Technology, 381 Wushan Rd., Tianhe, Guangzhou, China  510640
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