Recruitment Information of Advanced Innovation Center
Advanced Innovation Center for Food Nutrition and Human Health of China Agricultural University is one of the first advanced innovation centers financed by Beijing. The Center is established to carry out the Beijing and National Strategy of Innovation-Driven Development, by targeting needs from the world's cutting edge science and technology as well as national key technologies, taking advantage of quality innovation strengths and resources from worldwide market, and contracting international leading talents, in order to achieve major breakthroughs in original theory and key core technologies, producing influential technical results and outstanding talents. It aims to become an influential base across the world for technology innovation and talent training in the field of food nutrition and health.
Beijing municipal government has been giving continuous support to the Advanced Innovation Center, which received RMB 500 million as its first grant. China Agricultural University attaches great importance to the construction of the center while continuously pushing forward the reform of technology innovation and talent training, as part of the construction of Special Science & Technology Zone and Special Talent Zone.
I. Research Specialty Wanted
Principal Investigators (PI) specializing in 10 segmentations of food nutrition and human health field are wanted for our 2019 recruitment program. Scientists from other relevant emerging and interdisciplinary research fields are welcome to join us.
2. Nutrition and Disease
3. Gut Microbiome and Health
4. Health Biology
5. Basic Medicine
6. Biomedical engineering
7. Prevention and control of chronic diseases such as glycolipid metabolism
8. Animal Model of Metabolic Disease
9. Nutrition and health big data
Generally only 1 PI is needed for each of the key research areas, by Leading Talent or Outstanding Talent assessment.
1. Leading Talent: Hired as Professor of at least the 3rd rank.
With a doctorate, his or her age should be under 45. Applicants should serve as tenured associate professors or equivalents at leading universities and research institutes in China or abroad, with world-class academic level, high enough to lead the development of this research field.
If the applicant passes the selection, he/she is expected to work full time.
2. Outstanding Talent: Hired as Professor (researcher) of the 4th rank
With a doctorate, his or her age should be under 40. The applicant is expected to have achieved outstanding academic achievements in his field of work, and have been recognized by peers. He or she should have a broad vision and innovative thinking, with the potential to become a leading figure in their field.
If the applicant passes the selection, he/she will need to work full time, and the first employment period is 5 years.
The center will offer a basic annual salary as per what is offered by the world's leading universities, and provide internationally competitive compensation for the selected candidates according to specific circumstances.
2. Housing Assurance
For Leading Talents: They are entitled to purchase our policy-related houses, generally of 140-170 square meters each, when the requirements are met. The rest of them enjoy free use of similar houses during their term of employment.
For Outstanding Talents: They have priority to rent our housing for talents during their term of employment. For any apartment of less than 105 square meters they use, no fees will be charged. For each square meter exceeding that limit, RMB 20 will be charged per month as the rent.
3. Research Guarantee
The center will provide sufficient start-up fund of RMB 2M to 3M per year for scientific research as required. The university gives priority support in terms of laboratory space, team outfit, and enrollment quota allocation of doctoral students.
4. Other Benefits
We provide a one-stop service for talent recruitment, which include solving problems in nursery and school enrollment of our employees’ child/children, so as to relieve their possible concerns.
IV. Applicant Documents
2. A list of main academic achievements, publications and awards obtained in the last five years;
3. Future research plan;
Please send the electronic or scanned copy of the above-mentioned materials to the Center’s e-mail.
V. Contact Us
“Advanced Innovation Center for Food Nutrition and Human Health of China Agricultural University” Office
Contact: Yang Yuanyuan, Shi Juan
Tel: 010-62730004(0), 010-62730039(0)
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: No. 2, Yuanmingyuan West Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China； Post Code: 100193
Feel free to contact us by any means. We have a dedicated team to answer your questions regarding the recruitment and relevant policies.
Advanced Innovation Center for Food Nutrition and Human Health of China Agricultural University is recruiting PIs year-round. Welcome to join us!