Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum·2019

Date2018-10-12/ Announcement

I. Introduction

The Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is an important conference for talent recruitment. It aims to provide a platform for academic exchanges among young scholars at home and abroad, to promote interdisciplinary and academic innovation, and discuss the approach for the construction of world-class universities and disciplines. Through the recruitment of world-class talents, we plan to build SUSTech into a high-level research university with unique characteristics in the world.


II. Qualifications for Applicants

(a) Under age of 40 (born after 1 January 1979);

(b) Doctoral degree obtained from internationally renowned universities and institutes; or Ph.D. degrees from Chinese universities with more than 3 years of working abroad, with achievements in related fields or good potential for further development; scholars with academic influence in the related field. Scholars from all areas are welcome.


III. Forum Schedule

Registration Date: January 4, 2019(Friday)

Date of the Forum: January 5-6, 2019


IV. Application

Please submit your CV to secretary mailbox of SUSTech Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering ( and entitled “Research direction” for evaluation. The application will close on December 15, 2018. Successful applicants will receive the invitation before December 20, 2018.


V. Travel and Accommodation

(a) Free accommodation and lodging will be provided;

(b) Travels: All invited participants need to purchase their own tickets (economy class). We will provide travel reimbursement for the actual cost of tickets between 12/20/2018-01/20/2019 (maximum CNY 12,000 per person).


VI. Contact Information

Ms.  Wen Lei, Tel: +86-75588018536, Email:


VII. Salary and Benefits for SUSTech Outstanding Young Scholars

I.Income and Benefits

  1. Globally competitive (including US & HK) salary
  2. 2.Apartment inside campus (depending on remaining apartment quantity) or housing allowance of leasingoutside;
  3. 3.SocialInsurance:Retirement insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, maternity insurance and housing accumulation funds. Special health insurance
  4. A total of CNY 2.75 million living subsidies,including:

(1) National living subsidies CNY 500,000;

(2) Guangdong Provision living subsidies CNY 250,000;

(3) Shenzhen living subsides of CNY 2 million (“Shenzhen peacock talent plan B”).

II.Lab space no less than 150 square meters.

III. A total of approximate CNY 12 million research fund, including:

1. National researchfundCNY 1-3 million;

2. Guangdong Provisionstart-up fund CNY 250,000;

3. Shenzhenliving start-up fund of CNY 3-5 million (“Shenzhen peacock talent plan B”);

Nanshan District start-up fund of CNY 200,000;

5. SUSTech start-up fund of CNY 3 million.


IV. Living supports

Registered permanent residence serviceofscholar’s family (spouse and children) for Chinese;

Residentvisaservice of scholar’s family (spouse and children) for foreigners;

Children’s educationinSUSTech affiliated preschool, primary school and middle school;

Spouse’s employmentservice.

V. National, province and Shenzhen talentprograms applicationservice. Special requirements negotiable.

Southern University of Science and Technology(SUSTech)is a public research university established in 2011, funded by Shenzhen Municipality. Widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in collectively moving China’s higher education forward to match China’s ever-growing role in the international arena, SUSTech aspires to be a globally-renowned university that contributes significantly to the advancement of science and technology by excelling in interdisciplinary research, nurturing creative future leaders and creating knowledge for the world. Located in Shenzhen, one of the fastest growing cities in China and the country’s window to the world, SUSTech enjoys strong connections with leading companies in China and renowned universities around the world.

Currently, SUSTech has about 350 tenure/tenure-track professors, 24 academicians and fellows of academies, 18 “Changjiang” scholars; more than 50% of faculties are high-level talents. There are more than 5300 students in SUSTech, including 4029 high quality undergraduate students and 1352 graduate students. In 2016, SUSTech has undertaken research fund CNY 1.07 million per faculty member, ranking No. 3 in all mainland universities of China. In 2018, SUSTech was ranked No. 26 in “Nature Index” among all mainland universities of China. It only takes four years for SUSTech to increase the ranking in “Nature Index” from 55 to 26. The “Nature Index 2018 Rising Stars” showed that among world's 100 fastest-rising organizations, SUSTech was ranked 4th in the list, which is No. 1 among young universities established after 1988. On September 26th, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 were released with Southern University of Science and Technology being listed for the first time. SUSTech was ranked 8th among the 72 mainland China universities on the list.

The schools and departments of SUSTech welcome all eligible young scholars at home and abroad to apply and attend the Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum!


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