International Faculty Position, UESTC

Chengdu, Sichuan, China
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May 31, 2024
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Jul 29, 2024

Job Opportunities for International Faculty Members

About IFFS: The Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences (IFFS) stands as an interdisciplinary hub within the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in Chengdu, China. Founded in 2014 as a "Special Academic Zone," IFFS is dedicated to pioneering high-level fundamental science and cutting-edge technologies. It champions independent research led by Principal Investigators and employs a rigorous peer-reviewed long-term evaluation framework. With its broad interdisciplinary approach, the institute warmly invites scientists from diverse realms of the natural sciences.

Research Fields: 

-Quantum Physics and Quantum Information: Quantum internet, quantum metrology, quantum computing, many-body quantum physics, quantum information theory, quantum devices.
-Integrated Photonics: Nanophotonics, energy photonics, plasmonic photonics, light-matter interactions, optoelectronics, thin-film optoelectronic materials and devices.
-Carbon Neutrality: Solar energy conversion and storage, environmental and energy catalysis, intelligent sensor and environmental technology, electrochemical energy storage and conversion.
-Artificial Intelligence: Statistical physics and complex systems, complex networks, granular computing, cloud computing, information fusion, brain network analysis, graph neural networks, network information mining, quantum machine learning, machine learning for PDE.
-New Materials: Semiconductor materials, novel energy materials, materials surface engineering, dynamic soft-matter materials, nanomaterials, low-dimensional materials, adaptive materials, single crystal materials.
-Biomedicine: Frontier biophysics, single molecule/single cell biotechnology, synthetic biology, bacterial behavior, bioinformatics, biomedical materials, molecular epidemiology, statistical genetics.

Faculty Positions and Support

I. World-renowned Faculty Position
  - We seek recipients of prestigious international awards and Academicians from leading countries, with compensation tailored to individual cases.
- We are seeking individuals who have:

  • Received the Nobel Prize, the A.M. Turing Award, the Fields Medal, and similar accolades.
  • Been elected as Fellows of prestigious academies such as the Academy of Science or Engineering in countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and others.

II. Senior Faculty Position
  - Requirements: Candidates should possess expertise and scholarly achievements equivalent to that of professors or associate professors at internationally esteemed universities and research institutes. They should demonstrate profound academic accomplishments, recognized by their peers globally within their respective research fields, and exhibit the ability to lead extensive research teams.
  - Offer package:

  • Annual salary of 900,000 RMB along with 120,000 RMB housing fund and social security benefits, supplemented by prestigious publication awards without limit.
  • Relocation assistance of up to 3.5 million RMB, including a one-year rent-free apartment.
  • Research funding tailored to the specific needs of related research endeavors.
  • Tenure-track professorship, allocated graduate student positions, priority in postdoctoral recruitment, and ample office and laboratory space.
  • Preference in applying for Chinese national and provincial projects.
  • Support for spouse relocation, children's education, family social insurance, and premium healthcare benefits.

III. Junior Faculty Position
  - Requirements:

  • Applicants should be under the age of 40 in the natural sciences and engineering disciplines.
  • Demonstrated publication record in top journals within their respective fields.
  • Minimum of 36 consecutive months in a formal teaching or research position.
  • Currently not holding a full-time position in mainland China.

  - Offer Package:

  • Annual salary of RMB 600,000, supplemented by a housing fund and social security benefits totaling 100,000 RMB per year, in addition to prestigious publication awards without limitation.
  • Relocation assistance amounting to 2.2 million RMB, inclusive of a one-year rent-free apartment.
  • Research funding ranging from RMB 2 to 6 million.
  • Tenure-track professorship, designated graduate student positions, priority consideration for postdoctoral recruitment, and sufficient office and laboratory space.
  • Preference to Chinese talent programs and project applications at all levels.
  • Support for spouse relocation, children's education, family social insurance, and premium healthcare coverage.

IV. Postdoctoral Position
  - Requirements:

  • Applicants should be under the age of 35 and hold expertise in the natural sciences and engineering fields.
  • Demonstrated publication record in top journals relevant to the field.

  - Offer Package:

  • A competitive base salary ranging from 220,000 to 300,000 RMB per year.
  • Additional salary supplements of 80,000 to 100,000 RMB per year for recipients of provincial or municipal postdoctoral talent programs.
  • Guaranteed minimum salary of 400,000 RMB per year for recipients of the national postdoctoral talent program.
  • Option for rent-free accommodation or rental allowance.

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