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Accredited Professors and Chair Professors of “Cheung Kong Scholar's Program”

Qualifications

Accredited Professors

  • Have a doctorial degree;
  • For applicants in natural sciences, be younger than 45 years old, engaged in scientific research at the forefront and capable of teaching core courses. For applicants in humanities and social sciences, be younger than 50 years old. The age restriction can be properly loosened for those who have particularly outstanding achievements and talents that are urgently needed by SJTU;
  • Overseas applicants should serve the post of high-level assistant professors and higher positions, or other equivalent positions; Domestic applicants should be full professors or hold equivalent academic titles;
  • Be of great learning and scholarship with established achievements universally acknowledged in scientific research;
  • Have great development potentials and innovative ideas in the disciplinary construction and academic researches, capable of leading the discipline to maintain and supersede the international advanced level;
  • Have strong teamwork coordinating ability and corresponding organization, administration and leadership skills, capable of cultivating young talents, focusing on disciplinary echelon construction and leading teams in tackling difficulties;
  • Be capable of working full-time at least nine months annually.

Chair Professors

  • Have a doctorial degree;
  • Work abroad at the forefront of scientific research and serve the post of high-level associate professors and higher positions, or other equivalent positions;
  • Be of great learning and scholarship with significant international influence in disciplinary fields and established achievements universally acknowledged in scientific research;
  • Be capable of working at least three months annually and at least two months on exceptional conditions.
  • Payment & Facilities


Compensation

Accredited Professors

  • An allowance of RMB 100,000 per annum provided by the Cheung Kong Scholar's Program of the Ministry of Education;
  • A supporting allowance of RMB 100,000 (before tax) per annum provided by Shanghai Jiao Tong University;
  • Salaries, insurance, medical treatment and welfare provided by SJTU in accordance with relevant policies stipulated by Shanghai Municipality and the nation;
  • Scientific research initiative funds provided by SJTU in accordance with the platform foundation of 985 disciplinary constructions, demands of disciplinary development and the features of different disciplines;
  • A housing allowance of RMB 2500 per month provided by SJTU, with a maximum accumulation of RMB 300,000. Help in settling spouses' employment and children's school or kindergarten entrance.

Chair Professors

  • An allowance of RMB 15,000 per month provided by the Cheung Kong Scholar's Program of the Ministry of Education , paid only in terms of actual work time in SJTU, with a maximum accumulation of RMB 100,000 per annum;
  • A supporting allowance of RMB 15,000 (before tax) per month provided by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, paid only in terms of actual work time in SJTU, with a maximum accumulation of RMB 100,000 per annum;
  • Scientific research initiative funds provided by SJTU in accordance with the platform foundation of 985 disciplinary constructions, demands of disciplinary development and the features of different disciplines.


Responsibilities

Accredited Professors

  • Teach core courses and supervise graduate and doctorial students;
  • Grasp the disciplinary development direction correctly and bring up strategic, creative and prospective research ideas to lead the discipline keeping on the leading edge, maintaining and superseding the international advanced level;
  • Oriented towards China's significant strategic demand and the leading edge of international science and technology; take full initiative in applying and conducting key national research projects; conduct original researches on significant theoretical and practical issues; make great breakthroughs and remarkable achievements;
  • Lead the disciplinary academic echelon construction; establish and lead an innovative team to proceed scientific research in accordance with the disciplinary features and development.

Chair Professors

  • Deliver lectures or courses on the academic leading field; supervise or co-supervise graduate and doctorial students.
  • Provide valuable consultations and suggestions concerning the development direction and research focuses; lead the discipline to track the leading edge of international academics.
  • Oriented towards the strategic demand in the nation's development strive and the pioneering areas of the internationally advanced science and technology; actively establish an internationally-leveled innovative research team. Oriented towards China's significant strategic demand and the leading edge of international science and technology; actively establish or take an active part in establishing an innovative team with international advanced level.
  • Application Procedures and Material Requirements
  • SJTU accepts application materials handed in before May 30 each year and organizes review in June.
    Materials can be sent to relevant schools or to the expert office of the HR Department for transfer.


Materials Required

Basic Materials

  • Fill in the Cheung Kong Scholar Accredited Professor Candidate Recommendation Form or Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor Candidate Recommendation Form. See website in the following text. If any difficulties occur during filling the form above-mentioned, materials in other forms are also permissive, including: Personal brief introduction: name, gender, date of birth, schooling, degrees, graduate university, current employer, academic titles, academic field, other titles;
  • Major academic concurrent posts;
  • Personal resume: major study and work experiences;
  • Major academic achievements in the recent 5 years;
  • Major academic contributions, important innovations and their scientific values or social and economic significance;
  • Scientific research projects conducted in the recent 5 years;
  • Major scientific awards;
  • Representative works, less than 15 academic papers;
  • Patent applications and approved patents;
  • International exchanges;
  • The ever-led academic teams;
  • A train of thought in the coming 5 years and the expected target;
  • A description of the current situation of the academic field.

Attached Materials

  • Duplicates of all the research projects, awards and patents listed in the recommendation form;
  • Duplications of five important innovative academic papers, covers of the corresponding journals and contents;
  • Duplications of the covers of representative works, contents and the front pages of the academic papers listed in the recommendation form;
  • Certifications of SCI, EI, SSCI, CSSSCI indexed papers and other indexed papers listed in the recommendation form (the original, must be sealed by the relevant indexed institutions);
  • Certifications of major titles in domestic and international academic affiliations;
  • Certifications of titles at the international academic conferences, duplications of the invitation letters or notifications of being invited to deliver speeches on the conferences;
  • Other certification materials.

Contact Information:
Expert Office, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Telephone: +86 21 62932532
Fax: +86 21 62829088
Email: AOE2532@sjtu.edu.cn
Add: 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai, China
Postcode: 200240

Enclosure:

  • Cheung Kong Scholar Accredited Professor Recommendation Form
  • Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor Recommendation Form
  • SJTU Accredited Professor Application Form