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The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), is one of the most prestigious universities in China and the only university jointly endowed by both the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Ministry of Education of China (MOE). Widely recognized for its culture and tradition in talent focus and academic priority, USTC is a thriving institution with stimulating atmosphere for ground-breaking research and innovation. USTC scholars enjoy enormous freedom in realizing their own research aspirations and gaining international visibility, and USTC students are reputed in their deep fond of science and independent thinking. Numerous USTC alumni have become world-renowned scientists and entrepreneurs.

USTC has a broad range of academic disciplines, covering natural sciences, engineering, management, and some emerging interdisciplinary fields. All disciplines have open for employment opportunities, with particular emphasis on enhancing and broadening USTC's strengths and representation in engineering and high tech areas, such as nuclear science & engineering, future internet, advanced manufacturing, etc.. The University embraces applicants of all ranks, from internationally established investigators who would establish their own research groups and platforms, to junior scholars who may complement our existing research programs.

USTC is featured with and proud of its highly collegial, interactive, and supportive environment for researchers. Besides, it offers competitive start-up package among all the “C9 League” universities of China. The benefits include spacious housing, subsidized faculty dining, premium medical services, etc. Professors hired through the recruitment programs will receive supplementary remuneration, as well as assistance on the establishment of a dedicated research team. The start-up package includes adequate start-up funds, newly renovated office, ample laboratory space, and plenty of research assistants.
 

1000 Talents Plan Professorship: Full Time
This program aims at recruiting world-class scholars under the age of 55 as full-time Professors at USTC. Applicants should have worked either as professors or in equivalent positions in world-renowned universities or research institutions.

1000 Talents Plan Professorship for Young Talents hot
This is one type of “1000 Talents Program” especially for young scholars under the age of 40. Applicants should have obtained a doctoral degree in a world-renowned overseas university, and have no less than three years of overseas research experience. Special offers are granted to those who have insufficient post-doctoral research experience, however, have made remarkable research achievements in their doctoral studies or in other areas.

1000 Talents Plan Professorship for Non-Chinese Experts
This program is designed for world-class scholars of non-Chinese ethnicity. The candidate should have worked as full professor or in an equivalent position at a world-renowned university or research institution, under the age of 65, highly visible in the form of recent publications on top journals, field-significant awards and prizes, scarce lab skills, etc.

Hundred Talents Program of Chinese Academy of Science - Young Talents hot
Applicants should have no more than 5 years of post-doctoral research experience, and should have produced outstanding research products with exceptional insight and creativity and become visible globally in the related research areas.

Changjiang Scholars Program of Ministry of Education of China –Distinguished Professor
The applicant should be under 45 years old if in a field of natural sciences, and under 50 in a field of humanities and social sciences.

Post-doctoral Researcher
Regular untenured two-year positions 

1000 Talents Plan Professorship: Part Time 
This program aims at recruiting world-class scholars under the age of 60 as part-time Professors at USTC. Applicants should have worked either as professors or in equivalent positions in world-renowned universities or research institutions, who will spend their sabbatical time undertaking research at USTC.

Master Chair Professor (I)
This position and title is designed for distinguished scholars that are highly influential in their research fields, and are interested in long-term collaborations with USTC through short term visits. They are expected to build up international connections for USTC with prestigious overseas research institutions, and expand the global vision and visibility of USTC.

Master Chair Professor (II)
This position and title is designed for distinguished scholars that are highly influential in their research fields, and are interested in long-term collaborations with USTC through short-term visits. They are expected to initiate and lead projects that involves USTC scholars/students and provide critical leadership to the project team.

Changjiang Scholars Program of Ministry of Education of China –Chair Professor
The applicant should be under 45 years old if in a field of natural sciences, and under the age of 50 in a field of humanities and social sciences.

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