Research Professor / Research Associate Professor

Qualifications and conditions:
  1. An applicant shall be fully academically suitable for the appointment, have an excellent understanding of the developments in his/her field of study, and be creative and capable of conducting research;
  2. An applicant shall be capable of teaching core courses in his/her field of study;
  3. An applicant shall have a teamwork spirit and a serious attitude to academic work, and set a good example for his/her students; requirements at USTC.
  4. An applicant for research professorship shall not exceed the age of 45 years; an applicant for research associate professorship shall not exceed the age of 38 years;
  5. An applicant shall be expected to work conscientiously in China and be devoted to the cause of national construction and development.

Provisions for the appointment and compensation:
  1. USTC shall provide the senior appointee with start-up research funds of RMB 0.3-1 M, and assist in his/her applications for various research funding in China; 
  2. USTC shall provide fully-furnished, well-appointed housing;
  3. USTC shall provide necessary laboratory space and equipment, an academic assistant and a working team, and a fine working atmosphere;
  4. USTC shall provide an apartment, and assist in the employment of the appointee’s spouse and the school education of his/her children.

Application procedure:
  1. The applicant first needs to consult the related school and research groups about potential employment opportunities. Click here to view the full list of our doctoral supervisors/research group leaders, arranged by research areas, whom you may approach to explore the availability of positions;
  2. The school directs suitable applicants to prepare the application package if they match the hiring need of a certain research group;
  3. The application for the position of Research Professor has to be reviewed and approved by the university academic committee;
  4. The successful candidates will sign the contract with the HR department. The contract term is 3 years in maximum and may be renewed once.

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