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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

 

苏州大学招聘中文版

论坛简介

名城育名校、名校润名城。当前,苏州市与苏州大学坚持校地融合发展方向,名城名校紧密联动、汇聚合力,苏州市全力助推苏州大学建设成为中国特色世界一流大学。2022年苏州大学海外高层次人才东吴论坛将作为2022年(第十四届)苏州国际精英创业周品牌活动之一。此次论坛将以“云端论坛”的形式举办,旨在为海内外优秀青年学者搭建交流和合作的平台,聚焦国际学术前沿,通过学术报告和深度研讨,开拓视野,推进学科交叉与学术创新。


招聘岗位及待遇

(一)东吴讲席教授

诺贝尔奖、菲尔兹奖、图灵奖等全球顶级奖项获得者;中国科学院院士、中国工程院院士,发达国家科学院或工程院院士;其他在本学科领域作出创造性成就和重大贡献,在海内外享有崇高学术声望和影响的大师级学者。年龄一般不超过65周岁,一事一议。


(二)东吴特聘教授

1.领军人才

基本条件

在海外著名高校、研究机构担任相当于副教授及以上职务、具有较高科研水平和较强科技创新能力,或者在国际知名企业担任高级职务的专业技术人才;或在学术前沿领域取得国内外公认的高水平原创性研究成果,已达到国家级领军人才学术水平;或长期从事一线教学工作,教学成果和教育质量突出,在教育领域享有较高声望,已达到国家级教学名师水平。具备带领所在领域保持全国领先地位并冲击国际一流的学术能力。年龄一般不超过55周岁。

具体待遇

(1)岗位:特聘教授、博士生导师。

(2)薪酬:税前基础年薪65-120万元,享受学校同样的绩效奖励,上不封顶。

上述基础年薪不含学校按月发放的住房补贴以及按月缴纳的住房公积金和各类社会保险等,全年近20万元

(3)安家补贴:200-300万元(不含国家、地方配套补贴)。提供全装修的过渡性人才公寓,拎包入住。

(4)学术启动经费:人文社会科学50-100万元,非实验理科100-200万元,实验理、工、医科一事一议

2.拔尖人才

基本条件

在海外著名高校、研究机构担任副教授、助理教授或相当职务者;或在学术前沿领域取得具有重要学术影响力的标志性研究成果,已达到国家级青年人才学术水平;有发展成为国家级领军人才的能力和潜力,具备支撑所在领域保持全国领先地位并冲击国际一流的学术能力。自然科学领域年龄一般不超过45周岁,人文社科领域年龄一般不超过52周岁。

具体待遇

(1)岗位:特聘教授、博士生导师。

(2)薪酬:税前基础年薪40-65万元,享受学校同样的绩效奖励,上不封顶。

上述基础年薪不含学校按月发放的住房补贴以及按月缴纳的住房公积金和各类社会保险等,全年近20万元

(3)安家补贴:150-200万元(不含国家、地方配套补贴)。提供全装修的过渡性人才公寓,拎包入住。

(4)学术启动经费:人文社会科学30-50万元,非实验理科60-80万元,实验理、工、医科150-300万元

*国家优秀青年科学基金项目(海外)

申请条件

具有博士学位,研究方向主要为自然科学、工程技术等,学术成果突出,年龄一般不超过40周岁;一般应在海外高校、科研机构、企业研发机构获得正式教学或者科研职位,且具有连续36个月以上工作经历;在海外取得博士学位且业绩特别突出的,可适当放宽工作年限要求。

具体待遇

依托我校申报国家优秀青年科学基金项目(海外)入选者,学校将以特聘教授拔尖人才岗位予以支持聘用,待遇从优。

3.精英人才

基本条件

在海外著名高校、研究机构担任助理教授或相当职务者;或在学术前沿领域取得具有较大学术影响力的标志性研究成果,具有较强的学术潜力;有发展成为国家级青年人才的能力和潜力,具备协助所在领域提升国内学术地位和影响力的能力。自然科学领域年龄一般不超过38周岁,人文社科领域年龄一般不超过45周岁。

具体待遇

(1)岗位:特聘教授、博士生导师。

(2)薪酬:税前基础年薪30-40万元,享受学校同样的绩效奖励,上不封顶。

上述基础年薪不含学校按月发放的住房补贴以及按月缴纳的住房公积金和各类社会保险等,全年近20万元

(3)安家补贴:80-150万元(不含国家、地方配套补贴)。提供全装修的过渡性人才公寓,拎包入住。

(4)学术启动经费:人文社会科学10-20万元,非实验理科40-60万元,实验理、工、医科80-180万元


(三)特聘副教授

基本条件

一般应具有海内外高水平大学、研究机构博士后科研经历,学术水平居于本学科领域同年龄段学者前列;在所在学科领域取得重要标志性成果,已具备独立开展科学研究的能力和水平。自然科学领域年龄一般不超过35周岁,人文社科领域年龄一般不超过38周岁。

具体待遇

(1)岗位:副教授。

(2)薪酬:税前基础年薪25-30万元,享受学校同样的绩效奖励,上不封顶。

上述基础年薪不含学校按月发放的住房补贴以及按月缴纳的住房公积金和各类社会保险等,全年约12万元

(3)安家补贴:50-80万元(不含国家、地方配套补贴)。

(4)学术启动经费:人文社会科学10万元,非实验理科20-40万元,实验理、工、医科50-100万元


(四)优秀青年学者

基本条件

在本学科领域具有一定影响力,学术研究成果突出,有成为拔尖人才的潜力。一般应具有博士后科研工作经历。符合下列条件之一者,博士后科研工作经历可不作要求:①海外著名高校或研究机构毕业的优秀博士;②工程学科中关键核心技术攻关优秀人才,人文社会学科中应用型或实践型优秀人才;③其他业绩特别突出者。自然科学领域年龄一般不超过32周岁,人文社科领域年龄一般不超过35周岁。

具体待遇

(1)岗位:副教授/讲师。

(2)薪酬:税前基础年薪20-30万元,享受学校同样的绩效奖励,上不封顶。

上述基础年薪不含学校按月发放的住房补贴以及按月缴纳的住房公积金和各类社会保险等,副教授层次全年约12万元,讲师层次全年近10万元

(3)安家补贴:副教授,40万元;讲师,20万元

(4)学术启动经费:人文社会科学10万元,非实验理科10-20万元,实验理、工、医科40-50万元


其他支持措施


(一)人才项目和个人补贴支持

  1. 优先推荐申报江苏省“双创计划”和“江苏特聘教授”。其中,如在海外已取得助理教授及以上职位,可直接通过举荐制渠道申报江苏特聘教授
  1. 优先推荐申报苏州市“姑苏创新创业领军人才”(青年领军人才)。支持申请苏州市高等院校、科研院所“引才补贴”、苏州市“乐居工程”、苏州市“优秀人才贡献奖励”等各类苏州市、区两级科技和人才项目。

(二)其他支持

  1. 对全职引进的优秀人才,除提供上述支持措施外,学校还将按照相关政策落实事业编制。申请者如为外籍人士,按照省、市和学校有关规定执行。
  1. 学校为特聘教授及以上人才提供充足的办公实验室用房,支持组建创新团队,优先支持招聘青年教师、博士后及专职科研人员,其中博士后招收人数不限;研究生招生指标予以政策性倾斜。协助解决配偶工作及子女入学,提供附属医院便捷就医条件。

论坛日程

本次论坛由学校主论坛和学科分论坛两部分组成。

报名时间:2022年6月10日至6月30日

论坛邀请函发送时间:2022年7月1日至7月5日

论坛时间:2022年7月10日

分论坛时间:各单位根据受邀者时区分布等情况灵活组织交流活动,具体安排另行通知。

申请方式

请符合条件且有意向者登录“苏州大学东吴论坛”报名系统:http://rckf.rsc.suda.edu.cn (请勿直接点击,将网址复制链接到浏览器打开)注册、填写并提交个人申请。

后期学校将根据疫情防控政策和学校引进需求邀请学者到校实地交流。我校将按经济舱的标准予以实报实销往返机票(报销的最高限额如下:欧美等地2万元/人,亚洲国家1.5万元/人、国内(含港澳台)0.6万元/人),在校访问期间住宿将由学校统一安排。


联系方式

苏州大学人力资源处人才引进与开发办公室

联系人:尹奎、颜廷锴

联系方式:+86-512-67503248

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