I. Forum Introduction
Focusing on the objective of “Double First-Class” University construction, the 2nd Donglu Youth Scholar Forum of Yunnan University will be held in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China during 19th-21st April, 2019. Yunnan University aims to provide a platform that will enhance collaboration and academic communication in various fields for outstanding youth scholars at home and abroad. Using Keynote seminars, discussion panels,talent fairs, etc., this forum invites outstanding domestic and overseas youth scholars to discuss high-level international academic research. This forum provides a direct approach for youth scholars to enter, understand, and join Yunnan University.
Delegates should under the age of 40, and meet one of the following conditions:
1.Domestic or overseas excellent Youth Talents who have acquired a Doctoral Degree from a well-known university either at home or abroad, and have received achievements in related fields.
2.Winner of National Youth Program of “The Recruitment Plan for High-level Talents”, "Distinguished Youth of Yangtze River", Candidates for Top young talents of "Special Support Program for High-level Talents", "Outstanding Youth", or excellent Young Scholars with high-level.
3.Young talents who have intention to apply for "2019 Youth Program of “The Recruitment Plan for High-level Talents”" through Yunnan University and meet the qualifications.
4.Young talents who have intention to work at Yunnan University or do research at the post-doctoral research station.
Related Discipline Fields:
1. Economics (Theoretical Economics, Applied Economics)
2. Laws (Law, Politics, Ethnology, Sociology, International Relations)
3.Sciences(Mathematics,Physics,Astronomy, Chemistry,Pharmacy,Statistics, Atmospheric Science,Biology,Ecology, Microbiology, Paleontology, Geology, Geography, Geophysics)
4.Engineering (Computer Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering, Cyberspace Security, Materials Science and Engineering, Energy and Chemical Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning)
5. Agricultural Science(Crop Science, Horticulture)
(1) 19th April, 2019 Registration
(2) 20th April, 2019 Morning: Keynote Seminar Afternoon: Panel Seminar
(3) 21st April, 2019 Panel Seminar&Talent Fair
1. Please submit the "The 2nd Donglu Youth Scholar Forum of Yunnan University in 2019 Application Form" (Attachment) and the supporting materials of your academic achievements. Send your application in a compressed file to the e-mail of the contact person of Division of Personnel (firstname.lastname@example.org). The attachment and the e-mail's title should be named with "Applicant's Name + Contacted School + Youth Scholar Forum".For example, "Zhang San + School of Economics + Youth Scholar Forum".
2. Deadline: Register before 20th March, 2019.
The university will send you an Invitation Letter after receiving your application form.
Yunnan University will cover accommodations, transportation and meals for all delegates during the Seminar, and will also reimburse you for round trip ticket fees (Reimburse according to your actual spending fees, flight tickets are limited to economy class or second-class seats on trains). Overseas delegates are covered no more than 20,000 RMB per person, domestics delegates are covered no more than 5,000 RMB per person.
VI. Talent Treatment and Provisions
(1) Candidate for Youth program of “The Recruitment Plan for High-level Talents”
Scientific Research Funds: 1 Million to 3 Million RMB,
One-off Subsidy: 0.5 Million RMB.
Candidate for Top young talents of "Special Support Program for High-level Talents"
Scientific Research Funds in the fields of natural science: 1.2 Million to 2.4 Million RMB;
Scientific Research Funds in the fields of Philosophical Social Science and Cultural Art: 0.3 Million to 0.6 Million RMB;
Winner of “Outstanding Youth Science Foundation” of “National Natural Science Foundation(NCFS)”
Scientific Research Funds: 1.5 Million RMB;
Candidate for Young Scholar Program of “Cheung Kong Scholars Programme”
Annual allowance of 100,000 RMB during employment term.
The projects which are selected into Yunnan provincial“The Recruitment Plan for High-level Talents” will be subsidized according to the Subsidy Regulations.
One-off Work and Living Subsidy: 1Million RMB.
Leading Project Supporting Funds: Maximum 5 million yuan
High-level foreign experts, talents in Humanities and Social Sciences, Industrial talents and Young talents:
One-off Work and Living Subsidy: 0.5 Million RMB
Project Supporting Funds: Maximum 1 million RMB
(3)High-level Innovation and Entrepreneurship Team
Project Supporting Funds: Maximum 30 Million RMB for a team.
According to "Talents Introduction Implementation Measures of Yunnan University ",we will provide high-level talents with:
1) One-time Housing subsidy: 2 Million RMB;
2) Annual Salary: at least 0.6 Million RMB;
3) Scientific Research Funds: Agreed upon the characteristics of disciplines and research plans
Experimental Science or Engineering:at least 8 Million RMB;
Non-experimental Science or Humanities & Social Science: at least 2 Million RMB.
4) Spouse who is eligible for the transferring requirements could be transferred and arranged to work at Yunnan University;
5) Children could be provided with high-quality educational resources from kindergarten to high school.
VII. Contact Information
1.Contact Information of Yunnan University：
Division of Personnel
Mr.Xu /Mr. Chen / Ms. Zhong
Office of International Cooperation & Exchange
2.Contact Information of Schools：
School of Ethnology and Sociology
Institute of Nationality Politics and Frontier Governance
School of Economics
School of Law
Institute of International Studies
Institute of Myanmar Studies
School of Mathematics and Statistics
School of Physics and Astronomy
South-Western Institute For Astronomy Research
State Key Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources
School of Life Sciences
School of Ecology and Environmental Science
Research Center for Earth System Science
School of Resource Environment and Earth Science
Institute of International Rivers and Eco-security
Yunnan Key Laboratory For Palaeobiology
School of Materials Science and Engineering
School of Chemical Science and Technology
Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry for Natural Resources, Ministry of Education
School of Information Science & Engineering
School of Agriculture
School of Software
School of Architecture and Urban Planning
The 2nd Donglu Youth Scholar Forum of Yunnan University in 2019 Application Form.docx
1st February, 2019
A Brief Introduction to Yunnan University
With a long tradition of culture and history, Yunnan University, founded in 1922, is an elite school with a history of nearly 100 years. It is located in Kunming, China, where the weather is spring-like at all seasons and the landscape is charming. In 1946, Yunnan University was listed by the Concise Encyclopedia Britannica as one of the world’s 15 most influential universities in China. In 2017, Yunnan University has become one of the first 42 universities in China that aims at developing into a world-class university as well as one of the famous universities in China with international influence. Yunnan University covers an area of 300 hectares and has a collection of more than 3,600,000 books in the library; it is home to 2966 faculty members, 16,976 full-time undergraduates, 11,931 full-time graduates working on master’s degree or doctor’s degree , and 1,209 international students. According to the Essential Science Indicators, microbiology, chemistry, phytology, and zoology at Yunnan University are among the top one percent of the world’s academic disciplines.Currently, Yunnan University has 2 “Class A” disciplines including ethnology and ecology and 14 “Class B” disciplines including politics, biology,theoretical economics, chemistry, Chinese history, statistics, mathematics,law, business administration, library & information science and archives administration, Chinese language and literature, Marxist theory, computer science and technology, and software engineering. It’s 21 primary disciplines offer PhDs, 14 centers offer post-doctoral studies, 42 primary disciplines offer master’s degrees, and 22 disciplines offer professional master’s degrees.The university, as a national key comprehensive university with intensive talents, enjoys characteristics in ethnology, ecology, biology, featured resource exploitation and environmental protection, border issues and Southeast Asia and South Asia International Studies. Further, it has advantageous disciplines of literature, history, philosophy, economy, law, education,science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and art.
In recent years, Yunnan University has been awarded several national prizes, including first prize for National Natural Science Award, first prize for National Higher Institutional Humanities and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievement and second prize for National Science and Technology Progress, etc. 14 papers written by the university professors have been published on world’s famous academic publications like Nature and Science.It has independently presided over 2 projects of the 973 Plan, 4 of the 863Plan, 2 of the National Water Pollution Control and Treatment Science and Technology Major Project, 1 of the National Key R&D Plan, 2 of the National Science-technology Support Plan Projects, and more than 20 major bidding projects of the National Social Science Foundation and important MoE’s humanities and social sciences developing projects. It also has more than 20 national research centers including national key lab, international joint lab,national bases for talent cultivation, national experiment teaching model centers, national training programs for excellent engineers, national educational training center for excellent practical and inter-disciplinary legal professionals, national innovation experiment areas for talent cultivation model, national key research base for humanities and social sciences, national educational base for cultural quality of college students,and research center for national scientific decision-making consultation as well as more than 30 provincial bases and labs like key labs jointly developed by Ministry of Education and Yunnan Province.
Yunnan University unswervingly implements strategies to develop the university through talents, with the number of high-level talents increasing rapidly. We now have more than 60 high-level talents including national academics, participants of national “Recruitment Plan for High-level Talents”, specially-employed professors in MoE’s “Cheung Kong Scholars Program”, recipients of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, recipients of Distinguished Youth Science Fund of National Natural Science Foundation as well as National Famous Teachers.
Yunnan University highly values attracting talents and implementing strategies of reinvigorating Yunnan University through human resource development. Facing the International academic front field and national strategies, it attracts the internationally competitive talents, and develops some new rapidly emerging subjects and studies. Looking into the future, Yunnan University will stick to its spirit of “Wisdoms from many,Justice for all” highlighting rule of law, establishment by virtue, developing by relying on academic research and talents. It will continue to explore the formation of modern university system, enhance its academic strengths, improve its education quality, strengthen its research capacity and social services,promoting its cultural inheritance and innovation capability. It is now working hard to become a regional first-class university that is “ best in China, and famous throughout the world.” After starting the first construction of world top university in China, Yunnan University provides the excellent development circumstance and platform to sincerely welcome talents.