Huaqiao University High-Level Talents Recruitment

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Huaqiao University


Xiamen, Fujian China

Expiration Date

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Interest Area

Research, Teaching

Position Type


Minimum Degree Requirements


Contact Name

Zhao Jia

Contact Email

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Global Talents Recruitment Program of Huaqiao University

Established in 1960, Huaqiao University (HQU) is one of China’s renowned institutions of higher education. With its two campuses strategically located in two famous hometowns of overseas Chinese, Xiamen and Quanzhou in Fujian province, HQU is a national key comprehensive university directly affiliated to the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.

Consisting of a graduate school, 35 colleges, 140 research institutes and centers, 21 doctoral degree programs, 111 master’s degree programs, 20 professional master’s degree programs and 94 undergraduate programs. the university offers 12 discipline categories namely philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and arts, forming a coordinately developed discipline system that combines science with engineering, integrates arts with science, and couples engineering with management. Currently, HQU boasts 41 of national, ministerial and provincial key disciplines. With more than 5,000 overseas students from over 50 countries or regions including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, HQU has become one of the universities with largest number of overseas students in China. The university enjoys sound facilities, pleasant climate, beautiful environment and good-quality coastal air as well.

Adhering to the path of intensive development through characteristics and talents, HQU is putting forth efforts to improve the overall quality of talents training and school running level, and build a high-level university with strong foundation, distinctive characteristics and good domestic and international reputation. We sincerely welcome topnotch talents from home and abroad to join us!

1. Vacancies

Key Disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Chemistry, Applied Economics, Philosophy,Software Engineering (Computer Science and Technology), Optical Engineering, Business Administration and Chinese Linguistics.


Other Disciplines: Instrument Science and Technology, Electrical Engineering, Biology, Mechanics, Electronics Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Urban and Rural Planning, landscape Architecture, Environmental Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacy, Horticulture, Marine Science, Management Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Public Management, Law, Political Science, Sociology, Marxist Theory, Sports Science, Foreign Languages and Literature, Chinese Philology, Journalism and Communication, Art, Design and History.

2. Qualifications

2.1 Basic Qualifications

Applicants are expected to be disciplined, honest, responsible, physically and psychologically healthy and dedicated to work.

2.2 Specific Qualifications

2.2.1 First Level

Applicants should be academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), top-notch talents of the “State Special Support Plan”, or talents from home and abroad of the same level.

2.2.2 Second Level

Applicants should be valid candidates of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), leading talents of the “State Special Support Plan”, Distinguished Professors of Chang Jiang Scholars, winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, selected candidates of long-term state level talent projects like the Thousand Talents Plan, first person in charge of national key disciplines or key laboratories, chief scientists of major national projects, winners of National Science and Technology Award (ranking first), first-prize winners (ranking first) of Social Science Achievement Award for Higher Education of Ministry of Education.

Or the applicants should be professors from prestigious universities and research institutes at home and abroad and have published at least one full academic paper in Nature, Science or Cell as the first author or the first corresponding author in the past five years, or have published at least two full academic papers on Social Sciences In China; or experts who take important positions in international academic institutions, or renowned and influential scholars with important academic achievements acknowledged at home and abroad.

Applicants should be no more than 55 years old.

2.2.3 Third Level

Applicants should be state-level selected candidates of the Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talents Plan, top-notch young talents of the “State Special Support Plan”, or selected candidates of the Innovative Talents Promotion Plan of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the New Century Excellent Talents Supporting Project of the Ministry of Education, the National Science Foundation for Excellent Youth, the state-level Thousand Youth Talents Plan, the Young Project of Chang Jiang Scholars Program, or the National Outstanding Young Talents.

Or applicants should be professors from prestigious domestic universities or associate professor from renowned universities abroad and have hosted national major projects in the past five years, or have won the first prize (ranking first) of ministerial and provincial science and technology award, or the second prize (ranking first) of Social Science Achievement Award for Higher Education of the Ministry of Education, or the first prize (ranking first) of provincial social science excellent achievement award, or have published one full academic paper in Nature, ScienceCell or Social Sciences In Chinaas the first author or the first corresponding author, or at least two full academic papers in the journals of Nature, Science or Cell publishing groupsor at least six academic papers on material and chemistry in international first-tier journals with impact factor (IF) over 10, or at least ten full academic papers of physics, optics and biomedicine in journals in the first zone of JCR-SCI recognized as SCI TOP, or at least eight papers on mechanics and chemical engineering, at least six papers of other disciplines (the impact factors are subject to the JCR data released by National Science Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences that year, hereinafter inclusive), or at least seven academic papers in journals on the first gradation in HQU’s classification of papers on humanities and social sciences, or three outstanding achievements in national research project, provincial talents project, high level papers in his/her discipline or ministerial or provincial teaching or research awards.

Applicants should be no more than 45 years old.

2.2.4 Fourth Level

Applicants should be young talents who display the potential to be selected into high-level young talents projects like the National Science Foundation for Excellent Youth, the Thousand Youth Talents Plan, the Youth Project of Chang Jiang Scholars Program and National Outstanding Young Talent. Talents who are candidates of the above national youth projects will be directly recruited.

Or applicants should be associate professors or above from domestic renowned universities with academic achievements exceeding HQU’s requirements for exceptional promotion to professor (if the associate professor has served for more than 5 years, his or her performance of the past five years will be mainly assessed). For applicants from abroad, his/her papers and works and representative achievements in his/her own academic field in the past five years should be submitted for assessment; in principle, he/she should have published papers that’s equivalent to 1.5 times of HQU’s requirements for exceptional promotion to professor, or have published one full academic paper in journals of the Nature, Science or Cell publishing groups with impact factor (IF) over 20 as the first author or the first corresponding author in the past five years, or seven papers on SCI TOP journals as the first author or the first corresponding author in the past five years.

Applicants should be no more than 40 years old.

3. Benefits

Full-time talents recruited will enjoy the following benefits.

3.1 Funding Support

Level:first level


      second level

(i)Annual Salary:≧90

(ii)Housing Benefits:Settling-in Allowances 60 ; Housing Subsidies 200

(iii)Scientific Research Allowances:Natural Science 300-500 ; Humanities & Social Sciences  80-120

      third level

(i)Annual Salary:Natural Science 60-90;Humanities & Social Sciences 50-70

      (ii)Housing Benefits:Settling-in Allowances 40 ; Housing Subsidies 140

      (iii)Scientific Research Allowances:Natural Science 100-300 ; Humanities & Social Sciences  60-100

      fourth level

      (i)Annual Salary:Natural Science 35-50;Humanities & Social Sciences 30-40

      (ii)Housing Benefits:Settling-in Allowances 20 ; Housing Subsidies 80

      (iii)Scientific Research Allowances:Natural Science 80-200 ; Humanities & Social Sciences  40-60

Note:1.Unit: 10,000 RMB, all before taxes.

2.The above funds do not contain subsidies for projects supported by national, provincial or municipal programs, or the university’s awards for high-level achievements of over fulfilled scientific research task.

3.2 Working and Living Supports

3.2.1 Office, laboratory and related equipment will be furnished.

3.2.2 The second and third level talents recruited can be directly appointed as doctoral supervisor in the presence of a corresponding doctoral program and recommended to apply for the HQU Science and Technology Innovation Team, Support Plan for Leading Talents, or Cultivation Plan for Philosophy and Social Science Academic Innovation Team. The fourth level talents who meet the HQU requirements for supervisors will be recommended and appointed as doctoral or master supervisors.

3.2.3 Temporary housing (or rent subsidies) will be provided in prior to housing subsidies.

3.2.4 HQU will also help with the job arrangement of the spouse as well as their children’s schooling.

4. How to apply

This global talents recruitment program is valid in the long run. Applicants are supposed to fill in the “Approval Form of Huaqiao University for Recruiting Distinguished Professor” (available via Please send your word document to our talents recruitment email: with the subject “name + disciplines applied+ position level”.

V. Contact Information


Contact: Mr. Hong, Mr. Wang

Tel: 86-592-6161099, 86-595-22692370


Xiamen Campus: No. 668, Jimei Avenue, Jimei District, Xiamen City, Fujian Province, 361021, P. R. China

Quanzhou Campus: No. 269, Chenghuabei Road, Fengze District, Quanzhou City, Fujian Province, 362021, P. R. China

6. Young Scholars Academic Forum, Huaqiao University, 2018

The Young Scholars Academic Forum, HQU 2018 will be held in Xiamen on April 16th - 19th. Talents who meet the qualifications could sign in: online and fill the application form before March 20th, 2018. Accommodation and round-trip travel allowance (economy class aircraft or second class seat for high-speed rail) will be provided for them, with maximum 15,000RMB for each from European and American areas, maximum 8,000RMB for each from Asian-Pacific areas, and maximum 5,000RMB for each from domestic areas (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).

Contact: Zhao Jia

Tel: 13426240515