Faculty Recruitment of Overseas Talents - Beijing Institute of Technology

Recruiter
Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)
Location
Beijing, China (CN)
Salary
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Sep 24, 2016
Closes
Oct 24, 2016
Sector
Science
Jobseeker Type
Professional
Organization Type
University and College
Contract Type
Employee
Hours
Full Time

Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) announces recruitment for talented applicants for full-time tenured faculty positions in the broad areas of sciences and engineering, including but not limited to: aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, optoelectronics, electronics and informatics, automation, computer science and technology, material science and engineering, chemistry and chemical engineering, life science and bio-engineering, mathematics and statistics, physics, management and economics. Successful candidates are expected to establish research labs in the corresponding academic schools and to interact with diverse faculty across disciplines. This hiring initiative is a part of the National “Thousand Talents Program”, “Outstanding Young Faculty Program”, and BIT’s tenure tracked faculty program. These programs intend to attract international candidates addressing important research issues and contributing to the signature research areas of the university.

BIT, founded in 1940, has always been a leading institution of science and technology in China. In 2016, BIT was ranked among the Top 70 in QS Asian Universities Ranking and Top 400 in QS World Universities Ranking, as well as the 15th among the Chinese universities in the above rankings. The fundamental research on engineering, material science, chemistry, physics and mathematics in BIT is among the top 1% in ESI ranking.

  • Requirements for Positions of NationalThousand Talents Program
  1. Positions Supported by the National Young Thousand Talents Program
  1. The applicants are required to hold a Ph. D. and have at least three years overseas research experience in world-class universities, research institutes, or top-ranking overseas companies. Applicants with overseas experience and who are now working in China for less than one year will also be considered.
  2. Exceptional candidates under the age of 40 who have made outstanding research discoveries will be considered as individual cases.
  1. Other Positions Supported by the NationalThousand Talents Program

The candidates are required to hold a professor position or equivalent position at world-class universities or research institutions. Applicants who are under the age of 55 must have held positions supported by the Innovative Talents Project, or under the age of 65, positions supported by the Overseas Experts Project.

Requirements for Positions at Tenure-tracked Program  

  1. The applicants are required to hold a Ph. D. and have more than 2 years experience at world-class universities or research institutions, under the age of 35 for associate professor and 32 for assistant professor.
  2. The applicants are required to have expertise about the latest development in the research area with highly recognized research achievements, show potential for being future academic leaders to develop new research directions, and be supported by high-level papers as the first author or corresponding author.

Payment and Benefits

1. Recipients of the National Young Thousand Talents Programwill receive:

  1. Professorship and Ph. D. supervisor,  with special enrollment quotas for graduate students
  2. A subsidy of 500,000 RMB from the government, and 1-3million RMB for research funding, matching research funding at an equal ratio to the national standard, office, and laboratory space provided by BIT.
  3. Annual salary from 350,000 to 420,000 RMB (insurance and accumulation fund paid by BIT not included) and housing subsidy of 500,000 RMB provided by BIT.
  4. Opportunity of buying a new flat of one sitting room and two bedrooms with a discount of 1 million RMB compared to the market price. Assistance of housing during the transition period will be provided.
  5. Assistance in the placement of children and spouse for educational and job opportunities.
  6. International travel expenses will be covered for the interview, with recommendations to other positions if not recruited.

2. Other projects in National Thousand Talents Program

BIT supports various projects on the basis of payment from the government, appoints entrants as professors and Ph. D. supervisors, provides adequate research start-up funds, competitive salary and other material benefits, helps to arrange assistants, office and laboratories, and supports the entrant to establish research teams.

  1. Tenure-tracked Program

Recipients of the Associate Professorship will receive:

 

(1) Professorship and Ph. D. supervisor, with special enrollment quotas for graduate students.

(2) Annual salary from 300,000-360,000 RMB (Insurance and accumulation fund paid by BIT not included).

(3) Research start-up funds of 600,000 RMB.

 

(4) Assistance in the placement of children’s educational opportunities.

 

Recipients of the Assistant Professorship will receive:

 

 (1) Associate-professorship and supervisor of master’s degree students, with  special enrollment quotas for graduate students, and will qualify to apply for Ph. D. supervisor.

(2) Annual salary from 200,000-240,000 RMB (Insurance and accumulation fund paid by BIT not included).

(3) Research start-up funds of 400,000 RMB.

 

(4) Assistance in the placement of children’s educational opportunities.

 

Application Instructions

Applicants for the National “Thousand Talents Program” should send their CVs and the complete representative published works to the BIT HR Office. Applicants for the Outstanding Young Faculty Program should send their CVs and 5 representative published works, quotations and comments by others, and future working plans to the BIT HR Office. Please state the position being applied for in the subject line of the email.

For any issues related to the “Thousand Talents Program” and the “Outstanding Young Faculty Program”, please contact Mr. Gan Zhenkun or Mrs. Yu Xiaotian.

Tel.: +86-10-68918577                 Email: bitrcb@bit.edu.cn

For more information about the “Thousand Talents Program” and the “Outstanding Young Teachers Program”, please visit: http://renshichu.bit.edu.cn/