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Wuhan University of Technology High-Level Talents Recruitment

Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) is one of the leading Chinese universities accredited by the Ministry of Education and the one constructed in priority by the "State 211 Project". It is now one of the 15 universities in Mainland China that ranks Top 100 in Asia according to Times Higher Education.

  The University occupies a total land area of 267 hectares and a collection of 3.66 million books in its libraries. WUT’s diverse disciplines cover engineering, science, literature, management, economics, law, philosophy, history, education, and medicine. Currently, WUT offers 87 undergraduate programs, including 2 national key disciplines in the first category, 7 national key disciplines in the secondary category, 1 national key-cultivated discipline as well as 28 ministerial and provincial key disciplines. Meanwhile, the disciplines of Materials, Engineering and Chemistry rank among the top 1% in the world according to the ESI Rankings of the US Institute for Scientific Information. WUT offers 15 PhD programs in the first category disciplines, 74 PhD programs in the secondary category disciplines, 38 Master’s programs in the first category disciplines, 34 Master’s programs for specialized degrees covering 12 disciplines, degrees for MBA, MPA and MFA, together with 16 post-doctoral research stations. In total, the University now has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members, over 36,000 undergraduates, 16,000 postgraduates (including Master and PhD students), and over 800 international students. It also has 27 independent innovation research and development bases that are internationally advanced, including state key laboratories, state engineering laboratories as well as ministerial and provincial key laboratories.

  The University is dedicated to international cooperation for scientific research and technological advancement. It has cooperated with Harvard University and established WUT-Harvard Joint Nano Key Laboratory of which Professor Charles M. Lieber of Harvard University, the founder of international nano materials technology and academician of the United States National Academy of Sciences, serves as the director. Successively, WUT has established WUT-UM Joint New Energy Materials Laboratory with University of Michigan in the United States and WUT-UoS High Performance Ship Technology Joint Center with University of Southampton in the United Kingdom. The WUT Science & Technology Park is located in China Optical Valley in Wuhan.

  The mission and vision of WUT is “Building an excellent university that provides an excellent education to lead our students to a fulfilled life with wisdom and responsibility, winning worldwide recognition and admiration.” We are actively seeking international high-level talents to join us in accordance with the University’s internationalization strategy based on the needs of discipline construction, scientific research and student cultivation.

I.          Disciplines for Academic Positions

1.          Materials Science and Engineering

2.          Mechanical Engineering

3.          Information and Communication Engineering

4.          Computer Science and Technology

5.          Software Engineering

6.          Instrument Science and Technology

7.          Electronics Science and Technology

8.          Control Science and Engineering

9.          Civil Engineering

10.      Architecture

11.      Rural and urban planning

12.      Mineral Engineering

13.      Communication and Transportation Engineering

14.      Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

15.      Environmental Science and Engineering

16.      Safety Science and Engineering

17.      Chemical Engineering and Technology

18.      Biomedical Engineering

19.      Pharmaceutical Science

20.      Management Science and Engineering

21.      Science of Business Administration

22.      Arts science theory

23.      Design Science

24.      Fine Arts

25.      Theoretical Economics

26.      Applied Economics

27.      Philosophy

28.      Science of Law

29.      Marxist Theory

30.      politics

31.      Education Science

32.      Foreign Languages and Literatures

33.      Journalism and Communication

34.      Mathematics

35.      Physics

36.      Chemistry

37.      Statistics

38.      Mechanics

 

II.       Candidate Qualifications

A.     Candidates as National Level or Ministerial and Provincial Level Talents

1. Candidates for National “Recruitment Program of Global Experts” (or “1000 Talents Plan” in short)

① Senior Experts:

The candidates should:

- hold the doctorate degree(s) from overseas universities. Age preference is 55 or under for natural sciences and 60 or under for social sciences candidates;

- hold the professorship (or a similar position) in overseas top universities or research institutions;

- plan to work in China for at least 3 consecutive years and Type-A (long term) candidates should work in China for at least 9 months each year, while Type-B (short term) candidates should work in China for at least 2 months each year for 3 years.

② Foreign Experts “1000 Talents Plan”:

The candidates should:

- be foreign nationality (non-Chinese origin). Age preference is 65 or under;

- hold the professorship (or a similar position) in overseas top universities or research institutions;

- plan to work in China for at least 3 consecutive years with no less than 9 months each year.

③ Young Talents “1000 Talents Plan”: 

The candidates should:

- engage in the areas of natural sciences and engineering technology. Age preference is 40 or under;

- hold doctorate degree(s) from overseas top universities;

- have more than 3 years’ research experience abroad and hold full-time teaching or research positions;

- plan to work in WUT as a full-time employee upon recruitment.

 

2. Candidates for Cheung Kong Scholars Program of the Ministry of Education

① Distinguished Visiting Professors:

The candidates should:

- hold associate professorship or above (or a similar position) in overseas high-level universities; Age preference is 45 or under for the disciplines of natural sciences and engineering; 55 or under for humanities;

- plan to work in WUT as a full-time employee upon recruitment.

② Chair Professors:

The candidates should:

- hold professorship or similar position in overseas high-level universities and engage in teaching or research;

- plan to work in WUT for at least 2 months every year.

 

3. Candidates for “100 Talents Program” of Hubei Province

The candidates should:

- hold doctorate degree(s) from overseas universities;

- hold associate professorship or above in overseas universities or research institutions; Age preference is 55 or under;

- plan to work in WUT for at least 6 months each year upon recruitment.

 

4. Candidates for Chutian Scholars Program of Hubei Province

① Distinguished Visiting Professors:

The candidates should:

- hold associate professorship or above (or a similar position) in overseas high-level universities; Age preference is 45 or under;

- plan to work in WUT for at least 9 months each year upon recruitment.

Chair Professors

The candidates should:

- hold associate professorship or above (or a similar position) in overseas high-level universities;

- have significant influence in one’s own discipline-related fields and have obtained great achievements recognized internationally;

- plan to work in WUT for at least 2 months every year upon recruitment.

③ Chief Professors:

The candidates should:

- hold assistant professorship or above (or a similar position) in overseas high-level universities; Age preference is 65 or under;

- plan to teach one or two undergraduate course(s) in each academic year upon recruitment.

④ Chutian Young Scholars:

The candidates should:

- hold doctorate degree(s) from world Top 100 universities or have at least one-year work experience with outstanding achievements in the above-mentioned Top 100 universities or well-known overseas research institutions; Age preference is 40 or under;

- plan to work in WUT as a full-time employee upon recruitment.

 

B. Posts for Professors, PhDs and Post-doctorates

   1. Full-time Professors:

The candidates should:

- hold associate professorship or above, or be the scholars with first-class research ability in famous overseas universities or research institutions;

- plan to work in WUT as a full-time employee upon recruitment.

 

2. Overseas Chair Professors:

The candidates should:

- hold associate professorship or above in world Top 100 overseas universities (or research institutions);

- have made academic achievements that are recognized internationally;

- plan to work in WUT for at least one month each year upon recruitment.

 

3. PhDs from famous overseas universities (or research institutions) and Post-doctorates with more than 2 years’ work experience.

 

C. Candidates for WUT 15551 Project

   1. Strategic Scientists:

The candidates should be Nobel Laureates, or academicians of National Academy of Sciences or Academy of Engineering in countries such as the US and the UK.

 

2. Discipline Chair Professors:

The candidates should be the first author or corresponding author whose article(s) has been published in Nature or Science.

 

3. Distinguished Experts (with background in Industry, Education and Research ):

The candidate should have established a high-tech enterprise based on key technological invention or patent with independent intellectual property rights or proprietary technology and have achieved significant social impact through industrialization of the above mentioned patent or technology.

 

4. Leading Professors for Specialized Subjects

The candidate should hold an associate professorship or above in top overseas universities and serve as a dean or leader of a discipline or course who is familiar with discipline construction.

 

5. Outstanding Teachers of Excellent Courses

The candidate should hold a lecturer’s title or above in top overseas universities and prove to be a highly qualified teacher who is devoted and effective in teaching.

 

III. Benefits  

 

A. Candidates as National Level or Ministerial and Provincial Level Talents

 

Type of Candidates

Research Fund

(RMB Yuan)

Housing Subsidy (Settling-in allowance)

(RMB Yuan)

University Stipend and Miscellaneous

(RMB Yuan)

 

Natural Sciences

Humanities

 

1000 Talents Plan

Long-term Plan

10 million + 5 million for team construction

3 million + 5 million for team construction

600,000 and a transition apartment

600,000-800,000 per year  + 1 million of state one-off subsidy (exempt from income tax)

 

Short-term Plan

3 million + 2 million for team construction

600,000 (payment upon house-purchase) and a transition apartment

600,000-800,000 per year (calculated by actual work time) + 500,000 of state one-off subsidy

 

Foreign Experts

6-10 million (state research fund included) + 3 million for team construction

600,000 and a transition apartment

800,000-10 million per year + 1 million of state one-off subsidy (exempt from income tax)

 

Young Talents

2-8 million (state research fund included)

500,000 and a transition apartment

250,000-400,000 per year + 500,000 of state one-off subsidy

 

Cheung Kong Scholars Program

of the Ministry of Education

Distinguished Visiting Professors

5 million (including state fund)

2 million

500,000 and a transition apartment

400,000 per year (including bonus granted by the Ministry of Education)

 

Chair Professors

300,000

free housing and travels

10,000 US dollars per month (including bonus granted by the Ministry of Educationbased on actual work time)

 

100 Talents Program of Hubei Province

2-5 million

500,000

500,000 and a transition apartment

400,000 per year + 500,000 of Hubei Provincial one-off subsidy

 

Chutian Scholars Program of Hubei Province

Distinguished Visiting Professors

1-2 million

500,000-1 million

400,000-500,000 and a transition apartment

salary + 300,000 subsidy per year (including provincial subsidy)

 

Chair Professors

Adequate research and

work support

free housing and travels

10,000 US dollars per month (including bonus granted by Hubei Provincebased on actual work time)

 

Chief Professors

Adequate research and

work support

free housing and travels

50,000 subsidy per year

 

Chutian Young Scholars

400,000

150,000

400,000 and a transition apartment

post salary and subsidy + provincial subsidy

 

B. Posts for Professors, PhDs and Post-doctorates

Type of Candidates

Research Fund

(RMB Yuan)

Housing Subsidy (Settling-in allowance)

(RMB Yuan)

University Stipend and Miscellaneous

(RMB Yuan)

Natural Sciences

Humanities

Overseas Professors as WUT Full-time Professors

0.5 - 5 million

0.2 - 2 million

400,000-600,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy

Overseas Chair Professors

adequate research and

work support

free boarding and travels

10,000 US dollars per month (based on actual work time)

PhDs from World Top 50 Universities

400,000

200,000

400,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy

PhDs from World Top 51-100 Universities

300,000

150,000

300,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy

PhDs from World Top 101-200 Universities

200,000

100,000

200,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy

PhDs from other Universities (have published papers on internationally influential journals)

100,000

40,000

100,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy

Post-doctorates from Famous Overseas Universities (or Research Institutions) (at least 2 years of post-doctoral experience)

100,000-300,000

50,000

100,000-300,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy

C. Candidates for WUT 15551 Project

Type of Candidates

Research Fund

(RMB Yuan)

Housing Subsidy (Settling-in allowance)

(RMB Yuan)

University Stipend and Miscellaneous

(RMB Yuan)

Natural Sciences

Humanities

Strategic Scientists

5 – 10 million

5 million

600,000 and a transition apartment

0.6-1 million per year (based on actual work time)

Discipline Chair Professors

2 – 6 million

500,000

500,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy at 150,000 per year

(IER)Distinguished Experts

1 million

300,000

300,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy at 120,000 per year

Leading Professors for Specialized Subjects

1 million as subject construction fund

250,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy at 100,000 per year

Outstanding Teachers of Excellent Courses

100,000 as course construction fund

200,000 and a transition apartment

post salary + subsidy at 70,000 per year

                         

 

IV. Recruitment Process

1. Prospective candidates should submit the application forms, 3 reference letters from internationally recognized peer experts (not requested from PhD and post-doctorate candidates), and related proof materials to WUT Personal Department.

2. Each related school first evaluates the candidates’ qualifications and makes recommendation to the University.

3. The University will then assess the candidates or submit candidates’ materials to the Ministry of Education or relative authority of Hubei Province for appraisal.

4. The President of WUT will sign the recruitment document upon approval.

 

V. Contact Information:

Mailing Address Personnel Department, Wuhan University of Technology,

122 Luoshi Road, Hongshan District, Wuhan, Hubei Province, P. R. China

Zip Code:      430070

 

A. Candidates as National Level or Ministerial and Provincial Level Talents, or C. for WUT 15551 Project, please contact:

Ms. Shuman WEN, Mr. Zhong LEI, or Mr. Changfei TANG

Tel:            +86-27-87163146, +86-27-87651525

E-mail:         rcb@whut.edu.cn

 

B. Candidates for posts for professors, PhDs or Post-doctorates, please contact

Ms. Zhiyu CUI, or Mr. Wenzhe ZHAO

Tel:            +86-27-87651462

E-mail:         rsk@whut.edu.cn

 

For more information, please visit our website: http://english.whut.edu.cn/