Soochow University Academic Positions

 

Invitation to 2022 Soochow University’s Dongwu Forum for Overseas High-level Talents

About Soochow University

 

  • “Double First-Class” University
  • Key National “Project 211” University
  • One of the first institutions selected for “Plan 2011”
  • Jointly built by the Ministry of Education and Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government
  • Sponsored by the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense and Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government
  • Provincial key comprehensive university

 

The university now has 135 undergraduate majors, 49 first-level discipline with master programs and 33 master programs of professional degree; 31 first-level discipline with doctoral programs, 1 doctoral program of professional degree and 30 post-doctoral research stations. The university boasts 1 national first-class discipline, 4 state key disciplines and 20 advantageous disciplines in universities of Jiangsu Province.

 

The city of Suzhou, boasting fabulous classical gardens, is crowned as the most prosperous region in the south of the Yangtze River. Located and deeply rooted in the historical and cultural city of Suzhou and founded in 1900, Soochow University currently has twelve categories of disciplines including philosophy, economy, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and art, among which sixteen – i.e. Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Clinical Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacy and Toxicology, Biology and Biological Chemistry, Neurology and Behavioral Science, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Immunology, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Science and Ecology, General Social Sciences, Multidisciplinary—are among the top 1% on the Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators (ESI) ranking. Chemistry and Materials Science rank the top 1‰.

 

Key Platforms

The university now has 1 national 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center (leading party), 1 Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1 State Key Laboratory jointly constructed by Jiangsu Province and the Ministry of Education, 1 National Engineering Laboratory, 2 National Local Joint Engineering Laboratories, 2 State International Cooperation Joint Research Centers, 1 National Research Center of Clinical Medicine, 1 National ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ Joint Laboratory, 1 State Key Laboratory Cultivation Center of Universitas in Jiangsu Province, 4 provincial Collaborative Innovation Centers, 24 Provincial and Ministerial Key Research Base son Philosophies and Social Sciences; 33 Provincial and Ministerial Key Laboratories.

 

A new era brings new opportunities and calls for new advancements. Nowadays, based on the favorable timing, location, and harmonious social relationships, Soochow University adhere to improving itself with talents, quality and culture. Relying on the economic strength as well as the superior cultural and regional advantages in the Yangtze River Delta, all the faculty of the Soochow University, with a soaring spirit, an open mind and an international horizon, are sparing no effort in building up a world-renowned research-oriented university. We hereby sincerely invite international scholars to 2022 Soochow University’s Dongwu Forum for Overseas High-level Talents.

 

I. About the Forum

Soochow University and Suzhou city are mutually promotive. Currently, the two parties closed interact with each other under the direction of joint development. Soochow University now has the full support from the municipal government to become a world-renowned top-class university with Chinese characteristics. The 2022 Soochow University’s Dongwu Forum for Overseas High-level Talents will be part of the brand promotion activity of the 14th Suzhou International Elites’ Entrepreneurship Week. It will be held online and aims to provide a platform for the outstanding talents from home and abroad to discuss and cooperate on the latest research frontiers, and to promote inter-disciplinary collaboration and innovation through academic presentations and workshops.

 

II. Open Positions and Pays

2.1 Dongwu University Professor

Recipients of global top awards including Nobel Prize, Fields Medal, Turing Award, etc.; academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering; foreign member of Academy of Sciences of developed countries; world-class scholar with high academic reputation and impact; under the age of 65 years old; tailor-made pay.

  • Dongwu Distinguished Professor

 

Level 1: Excellent Talent

A. Requirements

Professor, associate professor or position of similar levels of a prestigious overseas university or research institution, or people at senior R&D positions of renowned international companies, or people with globally acknowledged original research outputs in academic frontiers and having equal academic reputation with national leading talents, or people devoted to cultivating talents and teaching courses with outstanding teaching quality and high reputation in the field of education equal to national level prestige teachers. The candidates must be able to lead their own discipline to the top tier nationally and first class internationally, preferably under the age of 55.

B. Pay and Benefits

1. Title: Distinguished Professor and doctoral supervisor;

2. Pay: RMB 650,000-1,200,000 annually, performance related rewards; excluding mandatory insurance and housing fund (about RMB 200,000 per year) paid by the university;

3. Relocation: RMB 2,000,000-3,000,000 (excluding subsidiaries provided by the national and local governments); fully decorated short-term accommodation;

4. Research Support Funding: RMB 500,000 – 1,000,000 for scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences, RMB 1,000,000-2,000,000 for scholars in Non-experimental Sciences, tailor made funding for those in Experimental Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Large-scale equipment and apparatus may be provided as needed.

Level 2: Outstanding Talent

A. Requirements

Associate professor, assistant professor or position of similar levels of a prestigious overseas university or research institution, or people with globally acknowledged original research outputs in academic frontiers, having equal academic reputation with national young talents, and a potential to become national leading talents. The candidates must be able to lead their own discipline to the top tier nationally and first class internationally, preferably under the age of 45 (52 for Humanities).

B. Pay and Benefits

1. Title: Distinguished Professor and doctoral supervisor;

2. Pay: RMB 400,000-650,000 annually, performance related rewards; excluding mandatory insurance and housing fund (about RMB 200,000 per year) paid by the university;

3. Relocation: RMB 1,500,000-2,000,000 (excluding subsidiaries provided by the national and local governments); fully decorated short-term accommodation;

4. Research Support Funding: RMB 300,00 – 500,000 for scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences, RMB 600,000-800,000 for scholars in Non-experimental Sciences, RMB 1,500,000-3,000,000 for those in Experimental Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Large-scale equipment and apparatus may be provided as needed.

Level 3: Candidates of National Sciences Fund for Excellent Young Scholar (Overseas)

A. Requirements

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree, focusing on nature sciences, engineering technology, etc., with outstanding academic achievements and in principle, under the age of 40 years old. Candidates should in general have a teaching or research position in an overseas university or research institution or R&D department of enterprises with 36 months of consecutive working period. For those who have an overseas doctoral degree and excellent achievements, the requirement for working period can be relaxed to a proper extent.

B. Pay and Benefits

Selected candidates of National Sciences Fund for Excellent Young Scholars (overseas) in the name of Soochow University will be employed to the position of Outstanding Talent (Distinguished Professor).

 

Level 4: Elite Talent

A. Requirements

Assistant professor or position of similar levels of a prestigious overseas university or research institution, or people with influential original research outputs in academic frontiers, having a potential to become national young talents. The candidates must be able to help the university to promote the influence of their own discipline nationally, preferably under the age of 38 (45 for Humanities)

B. Pay and Benefits

1. Title: Distinguished Professor and doctoral supervisor;

2. Pay: RMB 300,000-400,000 annually, performance related rewards; excluding mandatory insurance and housing fund (about RMB 200,000) paid by the university;

3. Relocation: RMB 800,000-1,500,000 (excluding subsidiaries provided by the national and local governments); fully decorated short-term accommodation;

4. Research Support Funding: RMB 100,000-200,000 for scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences, RMB 400,000-600,000 for scholars in Non-experimental Sciences, RMB 800,000-1,800,000 for those in Experimental Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Large-scale equipment and apparatus may be provided as needed.

  • Distinguished Associate Professor

A. Requirements

Having post-doctoral research experiences at high-level universities or research institutes overseas; being at top level among scholars of similar age in related fields, with outstanding academic achievements and the ability to conduct research independently, preferably under the age of 35 years old (38 years old for Humanities)

B. Pay and Benefits

1. Title: Associate Professor;

2. Pay: RMB 250,000-300,000 annually, and performance related rewards; mandatory insurance and housing fund (RMB 120,000) paid by the university;

3. Relocation: RMB 500,000-800,000 (excluding subsidiaries provided by the national and local governments);

4. Research Support Funding: RMB 100,000 for scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences, RMB 200,000-400,000 for scholars in Non-experimental Natural Sciences, and RMB 500,000-1,000,000 for those in Experimental Sciences, Engineering and Medical Sciences.

  • Excellent Young Scholar

A. Requirements

Being influential in related fields, with outstanding academic achievements and the potential of becoming top level talents. In general, the applicants should have post-doctoral experience, with the exception of: 1. Distinguished PhDs from famous universities or research institutes overseas; 2. Excellent talents mastering key technologies in engineering disciplines or having outstanding practical applications in humanities; 3. Talents with other outstanding achievements. The applicants should preferably be under the age of 32 (35 for Humanities)

B. Pay and Benefits

1. Title: Associate Professor or Lecturer;

2. Pay: RMB 200,000-300,000 annually, performance related rewards; excluding mandatory insurance and housing fund (RMB 120,000 for associate professor, RMB 100,000 for lecturer) paid by the university;

3. Research Support Funding: RMB 400,000 for associate professor, RMB 200,000 for lecturer.

III. Other Benefits

3.1 Talents Programs

  1. Priority recommendations for applying “Innovation and Entrepreneurship program” and “Distinguished Professor of Jiangsu Province”. Candidate with the position of associate professor or above in universities overseas can directly apply for the latter using the recommendation channel.

“Innovation and Entrepreneurship program”

Group applicants

Successful group applicants will be funded with RMB 3,000,000-8,000,000 by the provincial government within 3 years

Individual applicants

Successful PhD applicants will be funded with RMB 150,000 by the provincial government within 2 years.

“Distinguished Professor of Jiangsu Province”

Successful candidates will be awarded RMB 120,000 / year (tax free) for three years in the employment term, and a research fund of RMB 1,000,000 (RMB 2,000,000 for particularly excellent ones) and 500,000 for natural sciences and liberal arts respectively.

 

  1. Priority recommendations for applying various talent programs in Suzhou, including “Leading Talents of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Gusu District” (Leading Youth Talents), “Talent Attraction Subsidies” of universities and research institutes in Suzhou, “Easier Settling Project” of Suzhou, “Contribution Reward for Outstanding Talents”, etc. Successful candidates will be awarded RMB 500,000, 1,000,000, and 2,000,000, respectively, for scientific research projects. Applicants can enjoy at top-talent’s level if related conditions are met.

Program

Allowance Limit

Leading Talents of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Gusu District

Research funding of RMB 250,000 / 500,000

Talent Attraction Subsidies of universities and research institutes (A, B, and C tier)

RMB 250,000 / 500,000 / 2,500,000, respectively

Easier Settling Project

Easier renting

RMB 800 ~ 8000 per month

Easier loaning

Allowance can be 4 times as much if purchasing the first house with housing provident fund loan for the first time.

Other supports from each district

Can be enjoyed at the same time

3.2 Other Support

  1. To the above-mentioned talents that are recruited full-time, apart from the above supportive policies, the university will also provide permanent employment according to relevant policies.
  2. Distinguished professors or higher-level talents will be supported with spatial offices and labs, support for establishing research groups, priority for recruiting lecturers, post-doctoral researchers and research staff. No limit in number of post-doctoral researchers recruited. Priority for recruiting post-graduate students. Job and school recommendations for spouse and offspring and convenient medical care.

IV. Timeline

This forum consists of two parts, the university academic sub-forum and discipline specific academic sub-forum.

Applications are open from June 10th to June 30th, 2022.

Invitations will be issued from July 1st to July 7th, 2022.

The Forum takes place on July 10th 2022.

Sub-forums of various disciplines will take place at flexible times according to the time zone of the invited. Details will be announced later.

V. To Apply

Please register and submit the application form in the system of “Soochow University’s Dongwu Forum for Overseas High-level Talents”: http://rckf.rsc.suda.edu.cn (copy the link to the browser to open). 

Soochow University will invite scholars to the campus for exchanges according to the pandemic prevention and control policy and the demand of the university. The university will reimburse the return plane ticket (economy class). The reimbursement allowance: Europe and North America RMB 20,000 / person, Asia RMB 15,000 / person, China RMB 6,000 / person. The accommodation will be arranged by the university.

VI. Contacts

Scholars Recruitment Office, Personnel Department, Soochow University

Contacts: Yin Kui, Yan Tingkai

Tel: +86-512-67503248

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For details, please pay attention to the official website, the Human Resources Office of Suzhou University.

http://rsc.suda.edu.cn/95/da/c286a497114/page.htm

 

蘇州大學招聘中文版

論壇簡介

名城育名校、名校潤名城。當前,蘇州市與蘇州大學堅持校地融合發展方向,名城名校緊密聯動、匯聚合力,蘇州市全力助推蘇州大學建設成為中國特色世界一流大學。2022年蘇州大學海外高層次人才東吳論壇將作為2022年(第十四屆)蘇州國際精英創業周品牌活動之一。此次論壇將以“云端論壇”的形式舉辦,旨在為海內外優秀青年學者搭建交流和合作的平臺,聚焦國際學術前沿,通過學術報告和深度研討,開拓視野,推進學科交叉與學術創新。


招聘崗位及待遇

(一)東吳講席教授

諾貝爾獎、菲爾茲獎、圖靈獎等全球頂級獎項獲得者;中國科學院院士、中國工程院院士,發達國家科學院或工程院院士;其他在本學科領域作出創造性成就和重大貢獻,在海內外享有崇高學術聲望和影響的大師級學者。年齡一般不超過65周歲,一事一議。


(二)東吳特聘教授

1.領軍人才

基本條件

在海外著名高校、研究機構擔任相當于副教授及以上職務、具有較高科研水平和較強科技創新能力,或者在國際知名企業擔任高級職務的專業技術人才;或在學術前沿領域取得國內外公認的高水平原創性研究成果,已達到國家級領軍人才學術水平;或長期從事一線教學工作,教學成果和教育質量突出,在教育領域享有較高聲望,已達到國家級教學名師水平。具備帶領所在領域保持全國領先地位并沖擊國際一流的學術能力。年齡一般不超過55周歲。

具體待遇

(1)崗位:特聘教授、博士生導師。

(2)薪酬:稅前基礎年薪65-120萬元,享受學校同樣的績效獎勵,上不封頂。

上述基礎年薪不含學校按月發放的住房補貼以及按月繳納的住房公積金和各類社會保險等,全年近20萬元。

(3)安家補貼:200-300萬元(不含國家、地方配套補貼)。提供全裝修的過渡性人才公寓,拎包入住。

(4)學術啟動經費:人文社會科學50-100萬元,非實驗理科100-200萬元,實驗理、工、醫科一事一議。

2.拔尖人才

基本條件

在海外著名高校、研究機構擔任副教授、助理教授或相當職務者;或在學術前沿領域取得具有重要學術影響力的標志性研究成果,已達到國家級青年人才學術水平;有發展成為國家級領軍人才的能力和潛力,具備支撐所在領域保持全國領先地位并沖擊國際一流的學術能力。自然科學領域年齡一般不超過45周歲,人文社科領域年齡一般不超過52周歲。

具體待遇

(1)崗位:特聘教授、博士生導師。

(2)薪酬:稅前基礎年薪40-65萬元,享受學校同樣的績效獎勵,上不封頂。

上述基礎年薪不含學校按月發放的住房補貼以及按月繳納的住房公積金和各類社會保險等,全年近20萬元。

(3)安家補貼:150-200萬元(不含國家、地方配套補貼)。提供全裝修的過渡性人才公寓,拎包入住。

(4)學術啟動經費:人文社會科學30-50萬元,非實驗理科60-80萬元,實驗理、工、醫科150-300萬元。

*國家優秀青年科學基金項目(海外)

申請條件

具有博士學位,研究方向主要為自然科學、工程技術等,學術成果突出,年齡一般不超過40周歲;一般應在海外高校、科研機構、企業研發機構獲得正式教學或者科研職位,且具有連續36個月以上工作經歷;在海外取得博士學位且業績特別突出的,可適當放寬工作年限要求。

具體待遇

依托我校申報國家優秀青年科學基金項目(海外)入選者,學校將以特聘教授拔尖人才崗位予以支持聘用,待遇從優。

3.精英人才

基本條件

在海外著名高校、研究機構擔任助理教授或相當職務者;或在學術前沿領域取得具有較大學術影響力的標志性研究成果,具有較強的學術潛力;有發展成為國家級青年人才的能力和潛力,具備協助所在領域提升國內學術地位和影響力的能力。自然科學領域年齡一般不超過38周歲,人文社科領域年齡一般不超過45周歲。

具體待遇

(1)崗位:特聘教授、博士生導師。

(2)薪酬:稅前基礎年薪30-40萬元,享受學校同樣的績效獎勵,上不封頂。

上述基礎年薪不含學校按月發放的住房補貼以及按月繳納的住房公積金和各類社會保險等,全年近20萬元。

(3)安家補貼:80-150萬元(不含國家、地方配套補貼)。提供全裝修的過渡性人才公寓,拎包入住。

(4)學術啟動經費:人文社會科學10-20萬元,非實驗理科40-60萬元,實驗理、工、醫科80-180萬元。


(三)特聘副教授

基本條件

一般應具有海內外高水平大學、研究機構博士后科研經歷,學術水平居于本學科領域同年齡段學者前列;在所在學科領域取得重要標志性成果,已具備獨立開展科學研究的能力和水平。自然科學領域年齡一般不超過35周歲,人文社科領域年齡一般不超過38周歲。

具體待遇

(1)崗位:副教授。

(2)薪酬:稅前基礎年薪25-30萬元,享受學校同樣的績效獎勵,上不封頂。

上述基礎年薪不含學校按月發放的住房補貼以及按月繳納的住房公積金和各類社會保險等,全年約12萬元。

(3)安家補貼:50-80萬元(不含國家、地方配套補貼)。

(4)學術啟動經費:人文社會科學10萬元,非實驗理科20-40萬元,實驗理、工、醫科50-100萬元。


(四)優秀青年學者

基本條件

在本學科領域具有一定影響力,學術研究成果突出,有成為拔尖人才的潛力。一般應具有博士后科研工作經歷。符合下列條件之一者,博士后科研工作經歷可不作要求:①海外著名高?;蜓芯繖C構畢業的優秀博士;②工程學科中關鍵核心技術攻關優秀人才,人文社會學科中應用型或實踐型優秀人才;③其他業績特別突出者。自然科學領域年齡一般不超過32周歲,人文社科領域年齡一般不超過35周歲。

具體待遇

(1)崗位:副教授/講師。

(2)薪酬:稅前基礎年薪20-30萬元,享受學校同樣的績效獎勵,上不封頂。

上述基礎年薪不含學校按月發放的住房補貼以及按月繳納的住房公積金和各類社會保險等,副教授層次全年約12萬元,講師層次全年近10萬元。

(3)安家補貼:副教授,40萬元;講師,20萬元。

(4)學術啟動經費:人文社會科學10萬元,非實驗理科10-20萬元,實驗理、工、醫科40-50萬元。


其他支持措施


(一)人才項目和個人補貼支持

  1. 優先推薦申報江蘇省“雙創計劃”和“江蘇特聘教授”。其中,如在海外已取得助理教授及以上職位,可直接通過舉薦制渠道申報江蘇特聘教授。
  1. 優先推薦申報蘇州市“姑蘇創新創業領軍人才”(青年領軍人才)。支持申請蘇州市高等院校、科研院所“引才補貼”、蘇州市“樂居工程”、蘇州市“優秀人才貢獻獎勵”等各類蘇州市、區兩級科技和人才項目。

(二)其他支持

  1. 對全職引進的優秀人才,除提供上述支持措施外,學校還將按照相關政策落實事業編制。申請者如為外籍人士,按照省、市和學校有關規定執行。
  1. 學校為特聘教授及以上人才提供充足的辦公實驗室用房,支持組建創新團隊,優先支持招聘青年教師、博士后及專職科研人員,其中博士后招收人數不限;研究生招生指標予以政策性傾斜。協助解決配偶工作及子女入學,提供附屬醫院便捷就醫條件。

論壇日程

本次論壇由學校主論壇和學科分論壇兩部分組成。

報名時間:2022年6月10日至6月30日

論壇邀請函發送時間:2022年7月1日至7月5日

論壇時間:2022年7月10日

分論壇時間:各單位根據受邀者時區分布等情況靈活組織交流活動,具體安排另行通知。

申請方式

請符合條件且有意向者登錄“蘇州大學東吳論壇”報名系統:http://rckf.rsc.suda.edu.cn (請勿直接點擊,將網址復制鏈接到瀏覽器打開)注冊、填寫并提交個人申請。

后期學校將根據疫情防控政策和學校引進需求邀請學者到校實地交流。我校將按經濟艙的標準予以實報實銷往返機票(報銷的最高限額如下:歐美等地2萬元/人,亞洲國家1.5萬元/人、國內(含港澳臺)0.6萬元/人),在校訪問期間住宿將由學校統一安排。


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