TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY

Academic Faculty

Tsinghua University Is Recruiting

Academic Faculty at Home and Abroad!

Tsinghua University was established in 1911, originally under the name “Tsinghua Xuetang”. Over 109 years since its establishment, Tsinghua has been celebrated both at home and abroad for its productive scholarship, rigorous scientific spirit, deep patriotism and profound cultural heritage.

Shui Mu Tsinghua, a well-endowed place where best talents are nurtured. Following the motto of “Self-discipline and Social Commitment” and the spirit of “Actions speak louder than Words”, Tsinghua has educated over 200,000 students, many of whom have emerged as outstanding scholars, eminent entrepreneurs and distinguished statesmen and women. Dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and to world development, Tsinghua has become one of the important bases of high-caliber talent cultivation and scientific and technological research in China.

Centenary Tsinghua, with a galaxy of great minds. In the past century, many highly accomplished masters with profound scholarship in both ancient and modern knowledge and both Chinese and Western learning taught at Tsinghua, setting up excellent role models. Today's Tsinghua, a magnetic place for topnotch teachers. Today in Tsinghua, there are more than 3,000 high-caliber teachers, including the largest number of academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering of all institutes of higher education in China, famous professors, Changjiang Scholars, candidates for overseas talent programs and winners of the National Outstanding Youth Fund. In addition, a large number of world-renowned masters and young and middle-aged leaders in the academic circles are also actively working at the university.

New era, New mission, New Journey. In 2017, Tsinghua University put forward the goal of entering the forefront of world-class universities by 2030 and becoming one of the world’s top universities around 2050. To realize this historical mission, Tsinghua is sincerely inviting talents worldwide to join our leading international scientists and innovation teams, integrate Chinese and international practices, extensively draw upon the essence of Chinese and western cultures, work hard to transcend current development, and jointly promote the construction of a world class university with Chinese characteristics and the development of China as a technological power in the world.

Centenary Tsinghua, a place where talents are cherished. Deeply convinced that talents are the blood of the development of the university, generations of Tsinghua people have been working hard to create favorable conditions for the development of talents. At present, Tsinghua boasts leading research platforms in the world, enterprising academic colleagues, eager-to-learn top students, superior living security, a booming industrial innovation atmosphere and historical opportunities in China.

Just as a couplet in Tsinghua Garden goes, “Spectacular scenery outside the threshold are extraordinary in their myriad changes in spring, summer, autumn and winter; shadowy clouds inside the windows swaying eastward, westward, northward and southward make it an immortal dwelling”. With over 100 years of accumulation and innovative development have rendered Tsinghua people confidence and strength.

In the new century, on a more beautiful and welcoming campus, a more innovative, international and humanistic Tsinghua University is waiting for you!

Recruiting Categories:

1 Topnotch Faculty

Requirements:

Scholars with extensive international academic influence recognized by international peers, such as Nobel Prize, Turing Award, Fields Medal and other international award winners; Academicians of the Academy of Sciences or the Academy of Engineering of developed countries; professors employed by the world’s top universities and with special achievements; able to work full-time at Tsinghua.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  1. Position: Chair Professor;
  2. Remuneration: With reference to the corresponding positions in the world's top universities, and according to the specific conditions, the selected candidates will be provided with agreed remuneration and welfare benefits to enable them to be devoted to academic studies;
  3. Start-up fund: negotiable according to actual demand;
  4. Team building: Team building is vigorously supported, with a guaranteed number of doctoral students enrolled each year;
  5. Housing: Assistance will be given in solving the housing problem. Welfare apartments can be purchased if the requirements of the state and the university are met;
  6. Children’s schooling: Children of pre-school and compulsory education age can be arranged to attend kindergartens and schools affiliated to Tsinghua University.

2. Outstanding Faculty

Requirements:

Tenured professors or associate professors from world class universities, or high-level talents of considerable level from well-known research institutions at home and abroad. Able to work full-time at Tsinghua.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  1. Position: Tenured professor/tenured associate professor/chief researcher;
  2. Remuneration: With reference to the corresponding positions in the world's top universities, and according to the specific conditions, the selected candidates will be provided with agreed remuneration and welfare benefits to enable them to be devoted to academic studies;
  3. Start-up fund: negotiable according to actual demand;
  4. Doctoral students: a guaranteed number of doctoral students to be enrolled each year;
  5. Housing: Assistance will be given in solving the housing problem, with temporary apartments provided. Welfare apartments can be purchased if they meet the requirements of the state and the university.
  6. Children’s schooling: Children of pre-school and compulsory education age can be arranged to attend kindergartens and schools affiliated to Tsinghua University.

3 Young Faculty

Requirements:

Young faculty under the age of 40, with a doctor's degree, and a formal teaching or research position in well-known universities, research institutions or well-known enterprises at home and abroad, and a potential to become an academic or technological leader in his/her respective field. People with a domestic doctoral degree should have at least 2 years of continuous overseas research experience. Able to work full-time at Tsinghua.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  1. Position: Assistant Professor/Non-tenured Associate Professor/Tenured Associate Professor/Tenured Professor;
  2. Remuneration : Competitive salary;
  3. Start-up funds: the university provides RMB 1-3 million for research start-up;
  4. Doctoral students: guarantee the number of doctoral students to be enrolled each year;
  5. Housing: Assistance will be given in solving the housing problem, with temporary apartments provided. Welfare apartments can be purchased if they meet the requirements of the state and the university;
  6. Children’s schooling: Children of pre-school and compulsory education age can be arranged to attend kindergartens and schools affiliated to Tsinghua University.

4 Shuimu Scholars

Requirements:

Outstanding young scholars under the age of 35, with a doctor’s degree or having met the basic requirements for the defense of a doctoral dissertation, having graduated or graduating from one of the world's top 100 universities in terms of comprehensive ranking or discipline ranking, and with dedication to academic research, courage for innovation, a strong sense of social responsibility and international vision. Able to work full-time at Tsinghua..

Remuneration and Benefits :

  1. Remuneration: annual salary of 300,000 yuan (excluding state housing subsidy of 12,000 yuan);
  2. Housing: Assistance will be given in solving the housing problem, with temporary apartments provided;
  3. Children’s schooling: Children of pre-school and compulsory education age can be arranged to attend kindergartens and schools affiliated to Tsinghua University.

Application Materials and Method:

Application Materials

  1. Cover letter for the faculty category (position) that you are applying for;
  2. Resume;
  3. Representative papers (published in the recent 5 years), representative works;
  4. Introduction to your expertise and academic results, as well as innovation results;
  5. Honors and awards;
  6. Research proposal for work at Tsinghua.

2. How to Apply 

All the materials needed for application should be integrated into a PDF document named “name—talent category--department/school/discipline”, to be sent to the email of the respective contact of the department/school that you’re applying for, copied to the email of the Office of Talent Resources Development.

3. Contact Information

  1. Office of Talent Resources Development
    Contact: Du Feifei
    Tel.: +86-010-62789106
    Email: talent@tsinghua.edu.cn
  2. The fields of recruitment and contact information of the departments/schools of Tsinghua University: