Shaanxi to Organize Universities to Recruit High-End Talents in US for the First Time

2017-03-20 10:58:51 , Source : The Government Website of Shaanxi Province

Approved by Shaanxi Provincial Government, eighteen colleges and universities in Shaanxi Province will form a group to recruit high-end talents in US. This is the first time for colleges and universities in Shaanxi Province to launch large-scale overseas recruitment.

A thousand positions open to attract high-end talents

The reporter learned that it was the first time for Shaanxi Province to launch group overseas recruitment for high-end talents. Why to organize group recruitment to the US?  Related personnel in Education Department of Shaanxi Provincial Government said that, at present stage, Shaanxi had great historic development opportunities such as education and research catching up and surpassing, industrial upgrading, and economic transition, etc. Economic development cannot be separated from cultivation of high-end talents and changing economic development model by high-tech talents and high-tech projects; Shaanxi needs to attract a great number of high-end talents and transform them into knowledge advantage, scientific and technical advantage, and industrial strength to promote the development of provincial key industries, to accelerate industry upgrading and economic transition, and to realize catching up and surpassing as  soon as possible. The US is a powerful nation of talents and education, and has distinct talents and scientific and technical advantage. Most of the significant science and technology projects and scientific achievements are developed in America. Taking practical social economy and higher education need as the starting point, this activity will search for high-end talents needed in industry upgrading, economic transition, and higher education “four first-class” construction in America, to attract talents for colleges and universities, to promote rapid education development of Shaanxi, and to provide talents support for social economic sustainable development of Shaanxi Province.

Approved by Shaanxi Provincial Government, high-end talents recruitment group organized by Education Department of Shaanxi Provincial Government will launch high-end talents recruitment from March 18 to March 22 in Boston, New York, Washington, and San Francisco, etc. This recruitment involves eighteen 985, 211, ministry and provincial colleges and universities, and supplies nearly a thousand positions including professors, “Thousand Talents Program” “Hundred Talents Program” “Associate Program” specially-appointed positions, and other education and research positions. We welcome all ambitious talents to Shaanxi.

Overseas supporting organizations: Education Department of Embassy of the People's Republic China in the United States of America, Education Office, Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in New York, and Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco, etc.

Some universities do not have quantity restriction in recruitment

The eighteen colleges and universities include: Xi'an Jiaotong University, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xidian University, Shaanxi Normal University, Chang’an University, Northwest University, Xi'an University of Technology, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, Xi`an University of Science and Technology, Xi' an Polytechnic University, Xi'an International Studies University, Xi'an Shiyou University, Xi'an Technological University, Northwest University of Politics and Law, Shaanxi University of  Chinese  Medicine, Xi’an Medical College, and Baoji University of Arts and Sciences. The reporter learned the following information from the Recruiting Position List on the official website of Education Department of Shaanxi Provincial Government: professional fields, positions, age range, recruiting numbers, degree level, job requirements, duty description, salary, and contact information of every college and university.

For example, Xi'an Jiaotong University plans to recruit a hundred “young thousand talents”(professors) and Xi'an Jiaotong University “Young outstanding talents” supporting plan scholars (professor/ associate professor), fifty professors, a hundred associate professors, and two hundred lecturers. Northwestern Polytechnical University plans to recruit “leading talents”, “young thousand talents”, “Shaanxi Province hundred youths plan”, “Huashan Mountain scholar talents”, “introducing talents”, professors, associate professors, and lecturers in engineering, material, information, science, life and ecology, humanity, and management fields without number restriction.

Overseas recruitment fairs: Asian recruitment fair in Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston (March 18), recruitment fair special for colleges and universities in Shaanxi Province, New York (March 19), recruitment fair special for colleges and universities in Shaanxi Province, Washington (March 21), and recruitment fair special for colleges and universities in Shaanxi Province, San Francisco (March 22).

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