In order to attract international scientific talents who have obtained a doctoral degree in the recent three years to pursue postdoctoral research in postdoctoral units in China, the Office of China Postdoc Council (OCPC) has launched the 2020 International Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program, and 400 candidates will be selected in two batches. The first batch of successful candidates has been announced. Central South University (CSU) is cordially inviting Chinese and foreign doctoral candidates (including fresh graduates) to apply for the second intake with the assistance of our postdoctoral mobile stations. We look forward to your joining us!
Introduction of Central South University
Central South University (CSU) is situated in Changsha, a famous historical and cultural city in Hunan, China. CSU comprises five beautiful campuses spread throughout the city. The main campus is adjacent to the famous Yuelu Mountain Scenic Area and beside grand Xiang Jiang River. It is an ideal university for study and research with picturesque views. CSU is a national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China, and a member of Project 211, Project 985 and Double First Class University Plan, which are national construction projects to support the development of top Chinese universities. Currently, there are 30 postdoctoral mobile stations established at CSU.
薪酬待遇Salary and Benefits
2-year salary in total: 600,000 Chinese yuan (including state subsidy) plus performance bonus.
Scientific research fund: 200,000 Chinese yuan or above.
Rental subsidy: 1,800 Chinese yuan per month, also eligible to apply for state housing subsidy.
Those with outstanding research achievements will be directly awarded as “Excellent postdoctoral researchers”, and eligible to apply for permanent positions at CSU.
You are eligible to apply for the position of associate research professor during the period at the postdoctoral station.
Your dependent children enrolled in local schools and daycares are eligible for benefits that apply to the university staff.
Social insurance and housing provident fund will be provided according to the relevant state laws.
The applicants shall be under 35 years old with good healthy condition.
The applicants shall be foreign nationals or defined Chinese as above, who have obtained a doctoral degree within the recent three years.
3．博士毕业学校为世界排名前100 名的高校，或者其博士学位所属学科排名全球前100名（以ARWU、THE、QS、U.S.News最新排名为参考，申报系统已列出）。对“一带一路”沿线国家的申请人，条件可放宽至博士毕业学校为本国排名前 3 名的高校。根据中德博士后交流项目合作框架，在德国获得博士学位的留学人员或外籍博士，如获得德国亥姆霍兹联合会正式推荐可申请本项目，不受学校或专业排名限制（联系方式：德国亥姆霍兹联合会驻北京办事处何宏010-65907866, email@example.com）；
The applicants shall have obtained their doctoral degrees from a university in the Global Top 100 University List; or the research discipline in the department/faculty for PhD degree is ranked in the Top 100 discipline list (checking the latest information from Shanghai Ranking's Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education World University Ranking, QS World University Ranking and U.S.News & World Report as reference). For applicants from countries located along the “One Belt and One Road” region, the applicants shall have graduated with doctoral degrees from one of the top 3 universities of their country. According to the Framework of Cooperation for the Sino-German Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program, foreign or Chinese applicants with PhD degrees from Germany, the requirement on university ranking or discipline would be not necessary if they are officially recommended by the Helmholtz Association. (Contact: Dr. HE Hong, Beijing Office of Helmholtz-Association, 010-65907866, firstname.lastname@example.org).
All the funded researchers shall conduct full-time postdoctoral studies during the two-year project. The successful applicants shall conduct research activity for at least 20 months in China for the two-year postdoctoral program.
The applicants shall have an excellent academic record before applying for the project.
Applicants from non-English speaking countries should have sufficient proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing of Chinese or English.
Chinese researchers who have full employment are not eligible for this program.
The applicants shall have not yet been supported by another OCPC international postdoctoral fellow program or postdoctoral innovative talents supporting program.
You are eligible to apply if you meet the above eight requirements and have been at a postdoctoral station for less than 6 months before the application deadline or just newly recruited.
Candidates should find a mentor by themselves (please check postdoc mentor profiles posted on the postdoctoral mobile station website of CSU). You are advised to log in to the application system called "Overseas/ Foreign Exchange Project" on the Chinese postdoctoral website, fill in the information and upload the relevant materials (mainly identification documents and academic and scientific research achievements of the highest level), and complete the online submission.
*Paper materials are not required.
Review and Recommendation
CSU will log to the application system of the Overseas Foreign Exchange Project to review and submit the applications to OCPC online.
The selection of the doctoral graduates from the top 30 universities in the world (please see the list in the application system) adopts the method of “individual application, the host institute’s recommendation, apply first decide first, and direct funding”. (Those top university postdoc candidates are eligible to participate in the second type of selection if the quota of direct subsidy is already full).
Review and recommendation
The National Post-Doctoral Administrative Committee and OCPC will organize experts to review the applications of those who do not receive the direct subsidy and make selection decisions.
Application submission-by 11 September 2020
Submission of recommended application -by 15 September 2020
Announcement of selection results: October 2020
the Office of China Postdoc Council
Contact : HE Hongzeng
Postdoctoral Management Office, CSU
Contact: HU Lan, ZHONG Huiyuan
Email : email@example.com
Address: 304-2, Office Building No.1, Central South University (Main Campus)