湖南农业大学关于举办“神农学者”青年人才论坛的公告(Announcement of "Shennong Scholar" Young Talent Forum at Hunan Agricultural University)
Hunan Agricultural University (HUNAU), is a key provincial university under the co-construction of the Ministry of Agriculture of China and the Hunan Provincial Government, a leading construction unit of National "2011" Collaborative Innovation Center, as well as a high level teaching and research university with distinctive features and prominent advantages. HUNAU has a number of outstanding scientists, including Yuan Longping, Guan Chunyun，Chen Liyun and Liu Zhonghua. Currently, there are 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 5 external (doubly hired) academicians including 2 members of the US National Academy of Sciences, 829 professors including 307 doctoral supervisors and 1361 full-time teachers. HUNAU has 20 undergraduate colleges and 1 graduate college, with 27000 undergraduate students and 4445 graduate students. It has 10 post-doctoral research stations, 11 first-level disciplines authorized for doctor's degree and 20 first-level disciplines authorized for master's degree. It has 1 national key discipline, 2 provincial preponderant characteristic disciplines, as well as 16 provincial and ministerial key disciplines. 2 discipline fields of plant and animal science and agricultural science reached the global top 1% in the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) discipline ranking list.
On the occasion of the 115th anniversary of HUNAU, the first "Shennong Scholar" Young Talent Forum will be held on December 26, 2018, so as to create a strong academic atmosphere, to set up a platform of academic exchange and achievement exhibition for young scholars from domestic and overseas, to better introduce HUNAU, and to attract outstanding young scholars to join the university.
Invited Disciplines: Crop Science, Horticulture, Biology, Agricultural Resources and Environment, Plant Protection, Ecology, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture-Forest Economic Management, Public Administration, Grass Science, Aquatic Science, Food Science and Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, etc.
Requirements for invited scholars: (1) below 35 years old， excellent candidate over 35 can be also considered; (2) a doctor's degree from well-known universities at home and abroad, and overseas experience over 3 years of continuous study and research; (3) certain achievements or development potential in relevant disciplines; (4) willing to hold a full-time position at HUNAU or cooperate with the university to jointly apply for national talent projects like "Thousand Talents Plan" and "Yangtze Scholars", etc.
The registered applicants who have been officially invited by the university, can obtain allowance of a round-trip transportation and accommodation (It will be a cost-based reimbursement with a maximum of 18,000 Yuan RMB. In addition, only the economy class air ticket can be reimbursed).
Under the HUNAU Talents Introduction Plan, the university will provide qualified Distinguished Professors with a start-up research fund of 2-20 million Yuan, a housing subsidy of 1-3 million Yuan and an annual salary of 0.5-1 million Yuan; provide qualifiedⅠ-level Young Talents with a start-up research fund of 0.5 million Yuan, a housing subsidy of 0.6-1 million Yuan and an annual salary of over 0.3 million Yuan. Specific demands can be negotiated according to the needs of the discipline and personal conditions of the applicants. For the introduction of talents, the university will coordinate the team construction. Distinguished Professors can be directly appointed as professors and doctoral supervisors; a "green channel" is open for qualified young talents in professional titles and postgraduate supervisor qualification. Generous policies are offered such as the arranging for the spouse's employment and children's education.
Registration: fill in the registration form (see attached file), send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Warmly welcome all scholars to participate!
Contact persons: Tan Xiaodong, Jiang Li. Tel: +86-731-84618030