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The Sixth PEIYANG Forum for Young Scholars

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Introduction to Forum

In hoping to further academic exchanges between young scholars and members from Tianjin University, the sixth PEIYANG forum for young scholars will be held in Tianjin University. PEIYANG Forum for young scholars aims to create communication platforms for the young outstanding scholars of various research fields consisted of the symposium of main forum, academic seminar of parallel forum, talents negotiation meeting and so forth, the theme of the forum focus on the academic frontier to discuss cutting-edge research spotlights, to resolve frontier academic problems, to promote interdisciplinary integration of disciplines and to improve the academic standards and abilities. The forum also offers young scholars an opportunity to learn about the research environment in China, specifically at Tianjin University. It would eventually foster the construction of “First-Class” university project to help attract from world-wide young researchers to work at Tianjin University.

Forum Arrangements

The 6th PEIYANG Forum for Young Scholars will be held from December 27th to 30th, 2018 (the deadline for application is December 3rd, 2018).

Date   Agenda

2018.12.27   Registration

2018.12.28   Opening Ceremony, Invited Speech & Campus  Visit

2018.12.29   Academic Seminar  of Parallel Forum & Lab Visiting

2018.12.30   Departure

Academic Disciplines

Science and Engineering:

Chemical Engineering and Technology, Instrument Science and Technology, Optical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Naval and Ocean Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermo-physics, Mechanics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Computer Scienceand Technology, Intelligence Manufacturing, Marine Science and Technology, Environmental Science and Engineering, Food Science and Engineering, SoftwareEngineering, Geology, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Environmental Health, Nutrition and food.

Medical, Life Sciences and Pharmacy:

Neural and Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence and Human-Machine Interaction, Preclinical Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Medical Imaging, Medical Engineering and Translational Medicine, Public Health and Emergency Rescue, Epidemiology and Statistics, Disaster Medicine, Occupational Health, Computational Biology, Structural Biology, Chemical Biology, Synthetic Biology, Medical Biology, Biological Manufacturing, Biomicrofluidics, Biosensing, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis,  Pharmacology and Toxicology, Bioinformatics and Pharmacy Administration.

Management, Humanities and Social Science:

Economics, Management Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration, Architecture, Urban and Rural Planning, Landscape Architecture, Arts, Law, Language and Literature, Education, Journalism and Communication, Psychology and Theory of Marxism.

Peiyang Scholars Program

Consisted of two academic levels, which is A Class level and B Class level, Peiyang Scholars Program has set up several posts, that is, the tenured professor, tenured associate professor and non-tenured associate professor. Collaborated with attractive salary and advanced management, it aims to provide excellent talents with a favorable environment of innovation and development necessary to be connected with international circumstances, and furthermore, to recruit top-notch faculty for Tianjin University to establish “First-Class” university. The detailed compensation and benefits are as shown below.

1. A-Class:

Appointment: Full-time tenured professor

Salary: An annual salary before tax from RMB 650,000 to 700,000 (all-inclusive salary)

Relocation allowance: RMB 2,500,000 (including national and Tianjin municipal government support), temporarily rented housing within the university is provided.

Start-up research fund: RMB 2.5-4.5 million for science and engineering fields (including the national government support) and 0.3 million for humanities and social science fields.

Team support: During the first employment period, 1 doctoral student and 3 master students quotasare given annually, 1 post-doctoral assistant quota is supported.

Other relevant policies: TJU will solve thechildren’s education. The spouse's employment would be settled down.

2. B-Class:

Appointment(1): Full-time tenured professor

Salary: An annual salary before tax from RMB 550,000 to 600,000 (all-inclusive salary).

Relocation allowance: RMB 200,000-1,000,000 (including Tianjin municipal government support).

Start-up research fund: TJU will provide RMB 1 million for science and engineering fields and 0.2million for humanities and social science fields.

Other relevant policies: TJU will solve the children's education.

Appointment(2): Full-time tenured associate professor

Salary: An annual salary before tax from RMB 400,000 to 450,000 (all-inclusive salary).

Relocation allowance: RMB 100,000-500,000 (including Tianjin municipal government support).

Start-up research fund: TJU will provide RMB 0.5 million for science and engineering fields and 0.1 million for humanities and socialscience fields.

Other relevant policies: TJU will solve the children's education.

Appointment(3): Full-time non-tenured associate professor

Salary: An annual salary before tax from RMB 300,000 (all-inclusive salary).

Relocation allowance: RMB 20,000-500,000 (including Tianjin municipal government support).


1. Below the age of 40.

2. Holding a PhD degree from home and abroad by prestigious universities, and shall have working experiences at abroad.

3. Show great academic potentials and outstanding achievements with international influence.

Application Procedures

Please submit a complete application package consisting of following documents to the respective school contact person (refer to Contact Information below).

1. An application form(Download from;

2. A detailed curriculum vitae;

3.A publication list and five full-text representative publications.

Qualified applicants will receive official invitation letter via E-mail sent by the respective school to participate in the Forum.


The travel and accommodation expenses for the qualified applicants will be covered by Tianjin University.

Contact Information

1. School Contact Information

2. Human Resource Contact Information

Mr. Zhang, Ms. Zhang


Telephone: +86-22-27402079

Fax: +86-22-27404177

Address: B316, Xingsun Building, No.135 Yaguan Road, Haihe Education Park, Tianjin 300350, P.R.China

Brief Introduction to Tianjin University

As the first modern university in China, Tianjin University (TJU) was founded in 1895 with Peiyang University being its predecessor. It has been recognized nationwide and overseas for its motto of “Seeking Truth from Facts”, its ethos of “Precision in Learning and Strictness in Teaching” and its tradition of “Patriotic Dedication”. Supported by Chinese Ministry of Education, it is also one of the higher learning institutions to be included into the "985", "211" and "2011" Projects in the first batch. In 2017, Tianjin University was listed in the country’s “Double First-Class” university project.

Having put forward its principles characterized as strengthening Engineering, consolidating Science, revitalizing Liberal Arts, and flourishing Medical Science, Tianjin University has been adhering to the purpose of targeting at the major strategic demands and the top-notch scientific and technological development globally, as well as anchoring in the major area as to the national economy, which has been supported by top quality talents fostering based on the high-level scientific and technological research. Thus, it has formed a discipline layout featured by a harmonized multidisciplinary development covering such disciplines as economy, management, literature, jurisdiction, medicine, education, art and philosophy, with Engineering discipline being oriented. Established on talents training, discipline development and scientific research as a whole, TJU puts its emphasis on the reform and innovation of institutional mechanisms by bringing together all kinds of innovative elements inside and outside of the campus, integrates all kinds of innovative elements both inside and outside the university, continuously improves the standard of university management and the quality of talent training,strenuously combines research and teaching together, and also promotes industry development with research outputs and serves the country development for innovation as well.

In line with the in-depth reforming of the personnel system, TJU has been furthering the comprehensive innovation following the inception of Peiyang campus, and putting much effort on the layout of the discipline development. To push forward the reform on faculty promotional mechanism, firstly, TJU has established the “Peiyang Faculty Career Development System” in TJU; secondly, it has improved the tenure system characterized by TJU; thirdly, it has implemented the classified management of faculty team, and fourthly, it has established the assistant professors program, etc., thus building institutional mechanisms which is adaptable to the personnel management of modern university system. As a result, TJU has been promoting the talents team building at each level, and fostering the circumstance in which the people nearby would feel delighted and the people afar would desire to join and the talents would feel convenient to innovate and create.