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Jiangsu seeks 70 distinguished professors globally

( Updated: 2016-02-24 16:25

The Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education is seeking to employ 70 distinguished professors from around the world as part of their latest recruitment drive. The department hopes to appoint 20 professors to universities administrated by the Ministry of Education and 50 to provincial universities.

Overseas candidates who started working as professors in Jiangsu universities after Jan 1, 2015, are required to have 3 years of overseas research experience as a minimum. Professors that started working in Jiangsu during the period between Jan 1, 2013 and Jan 1, 2015 are required to have at least 2 years of research experiences abroad.

Over a 3-year employment term, successful distinguished professor candidate working at both provincial universities and those administered by the Ministry of Education will be granted a 120,000 yuan ($18,000) pension (exempt from individual income tax) per year. Professors in fields of natural sciences will be granted an annual research fund of one million yuan, while professors in humanities and social studies will be granted 500,000 yuan annually to conduct studies.

Professors selected to work in universities administrated by the Ministry of Education will be granted a fund of at least two million yuan for research projects in natural sciences or one million yuan for subjects related to humanities and social studies.


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