UESTC Invites Global Talents for NSFC Excellent Young Scholars Fund (Overseas)

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

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About NSFC Excellent Young Scholars Fund (Overseas)

The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Excellent Young Scholars Fund (Overseas) aims to attract and encourage overseas outstanding young scholars (including non-Chinese foreigners) who have made good achievements in natural science, engineering and technology, management science to work in China. UESTC sincerely invites global talents to apply for the 2022 NSFC Excellent Young Scholars Fund (Overseas)!


Application Requirements

  1. Abide by the laws and regulations of the People’s Republic of China, have good scientific ethics, and consciously practice the spirit of scientists in the new era
  2. Born on or after January 1, 1982
  3. Have a doctorate degre
  4. In principle, applicants should have obtained a formal teaching or research position in a non-Chinese university, college or scientific research institute for more than 36 consecutive months before April 15, 2022. (For those applicants who obtained a non-Chinese doctorate degree and with outstanding academic achievements, the required years of working may be reduced)
  5. Applicants should have made influential contributions and research achievements, with the potential to become leading scientists or outstanding talents in related fields
  6. Applicants have not yet returned to work in China on a full-time basis or have returned (or come) to work in China after January 1, 2021. The successful applicants will be required to resign from the current jobs, and to guarantee full-time work in China for at least three years


Research Fields

  • Information and Communication Engineering
  • Electronic Science and Technology
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Instrumentation Science and Technology
  • Control Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Management Science and Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration


Supporting your work

  • A Tenured professor in UESTC with postgraduate student quota
  • Post-doctoral positions and postgraduate students are partially supported financially by the Government and the University
  • Provided with a fund of RMB 2-6 million (including the fund by NSFC)
  • Provision of a well-equipped platform such as working and experimental space and facilities
  • Support for 3 years
  • China is developing at an amazing speed and opening up more and more to the outside world. There are more opportunities than ever for international talents to apply for funded research projects at National and Provincial levels


Supporting your personal life and well-being

  • Higher salary Basic salary of RMB 600,000 + housing subsidy and social security insurance of RMB 120,000 and + no limit of research incentive
  • Accommodation service – A package of settlement fee of RMB 1.8-2.2 million (including governmental supports), also we can assist you in finding University-owned or private rented accommodation for up to one year
  • Supporting partners and children – The University will assist in finding employment for partners if required; prioritized support for children’s education
  • Medical service – Access to first-class domestic medical service for health examination as well as other medical care
  • New lifestyle – A combination of long history, rich and splendid culture, delicious food, kind people, low living cost and pleasant weather will enrich your experience here



Known as “The Cradle of China’s National Electronics Industry”, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) is one of the top 36 Universities, which are included in the “Double-First Construction Initiative” in China. In the latest National Discipline Evaluation, both Electronic Science and Technology and Information and Communication Engineering rank No. 1. According to 2022 US News Best Global Universities Subject Rankings, our featured discipline Electronic Science ranks NO.7 worldwide, and Computer Science No. 19 worldwide. Computer Science ranks 19 and Engineering 46 worldwide as top 1 in the newest ESI. Also, UESTC is renowned in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Material Science, Neuroscience and Behavior, Biology and Biochemistry, Clinical Medicine, Environment/Ecology, and Plant & Animal Science (top 1% in the ESI).


About Chengdu

Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, is located in the southwest of China and well known as Homeland for Pandas. It is the biggest and fastest developing city in West China and ranked as one of the most pleasant cities to live in China. It will offer you the opportunity for creating a happy work-life balance with a flexible lifestyle and less pressure. Indeed, it is often said of Chengdu that people who come to live here never want to leave! Chengdu is also an international city with 20 consulates, 2 international airports, and over 100 international routes and is investing heavily in transport infrastructure making travel within the city increasingly easy.


Contact Information

Interested applicants are encouraged to send CV (including contact information, personal statement, education and work experience, major scientific achievements, etc.) through CUJ online application (click ‘Apply for this job’).

If the document cannot be uploaded, please send them by email to talents@uestc.edu.cn. We are glad to provide services for your application. Please apply before March 31, 2022.

Contact: Mr. Zhang / Ms. Dong

Telephone: +86-28-61830385; +86-13882205722

Address: University of Electronic Science and technology, No. 2006, Xiyuan Avenue, West Hi-tech Zone, Chengdu 611731, Sichuan, China

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  • Full Address University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Pidu District, Chengdu, China
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