RECRUITMENT (2017)

About the University

Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) is located in Xi’an, the cradle of Chinese civilization, and starting point of the ancient Silk Road. Originally founded as the State Northwest Polytechnic Institute in 1938, NPU has developed into an open and research-oriented University. Over more than 70 years NPU has built an outstanding academic reputation encapsulated in its motto of "Loyalty, Integrity, Courage and Perseverance". NPU comprises two campuses covering a total area of 841 acres – 198 for Youyi Campus and 643 for Chang’an Campus.

School Profile

School of Mechanics, Civil Engineering and Architecture (SMCEA) was founded in July 2003, and the whole School has moved to Chang’an Campus since 2008. Many famous Chinese scientists/educators, such as professors Ji Wenmei, Hu Peiquan, and Lv Maolie, had taught here. SMCEA consists of three departments: Department of Engineering Mechanics, Department of Civil Engineering, and Department of Architecture.

Alumni

SMCEA currently has more than 120 faculties with high academic levels and rich experiences in teaching and research, including one member of Chinese Academy of Science, one member of "973 Chief Scientist", two Chang Jiang Scholars, one selected member of “Thousand Young Talents Program”, four selected members of the “New Century Excellent Talents in University of China”, two Humboldt Scholars, one Xiang Jiang Scholar, and one Provincial Excellent Teacher. There are 25 full professors and 42 associate professors working in the School.

Programs

Four Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Ten Master’s Degree Programs

Three PhD Programs

Teaching and Research Platforms

National Specialized Laboratory for Dynamics and Strength

Key Discipline Laboratory for National Defence for Structural Mechanics and Strength of Aircraft

Key Laboratory for Structural Integrity and Technology of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

Shaanxi Key Laboratory for Structural Strength and Reliability of Aero Engine

National Teaching Base for Engineering Mechanics

National Teaching Demonstration Center for Experimental Mechanics

Research Institutions

The Mechanical Properties of Advanced Materials Testing Center

The Institute of Aircraft Reliability Engineering

The Institute of Vibration Engineering

Civil and Building Scientific Research Institute

The Sustainable Building and Environmental Research Institute (SBERI)

Space Structures Research Center

Engineering Research Center for Surface Technology

Bi-inspired and Advanced Energy Research Center

Center for Micro/Nano Scale Physical Mechanics

Center for Dynamics & Control of Complex Systems

Center for Advanced Electronical Packaging Materials and Structures

3. Open Positions

(1) “Thousand Talents Program” and “Chang Jiang Scholars”

a. Professor position, equipped with 1-2 post-doctoral research assistants

b. Provide annual salary of 0.6-1 million Yuan (pre-tax, salary of short-term positions referring to actual working hours).

c. Provide a new apartment at Youyi campus (148 square meters) or Chang'an campus (230 square meters) for the full-time scholars, and the settling-in allowance no less than 300 thousand Yuan as well; provide expert apartments for the scholars with short-term positions.

d. Provide good research space and public experimental platform.

(2) “Thousand Youth Talents Program”

a. Professor position, equipped with 1-2 post-doctoral research assistants.

b. The country and shaanxi province offer a bonus of 1 million Yuan (tax-free). NPU provides annual salary of 400-500 thousand Yuan (pre-tax).

c. Provide a new apartment at Chang'an campus (135 square meters), or an apartment at Youyi campus, or settling-in allowance 600 thousand Yuan.

d. In addition to the scientific research funding provided by the government, the University will provide supporting research funding (2-3 million Yuan).

e. Provide good research space and public experimental platform.

(3) Young Teacher

a. Professor Position

The applicant should be younger than 40 years old. The university will provide a basic annual salary of 270 thousand Yuan (pre-tax), settling-in allowance of 100 thousand Yuan, and scientific research start-up funding of 200 thousand Yuan.

b. Associate Professor Position

The applicant should be younger than 35 years old. The university will provide a basic annual salary of 220 thousand Yuan (pre-tax), settling-in allowance of 60 thousand Yuan, scientific research start-up funding of 200 thousand Yuan.

c. Assistant Professor Position

The applicant should be younger than 33 years old. The university will provide a basic annual salary of 180 thousand Yuan (pre-tax), settling-in allowance of 40 thousand Yuan (Overseas PhD graduates of 60 thousand Yuan), scientific research start-up funding of 150 thousand Yuan.

Tips: The University has the top-level kindergarten, affiliated primary school, secondary school, and other basic educational resources in Shaanxi Province. Faculties are entitled to school health care, insurance, children school-entering and other welfare policies.

5. Contacts

Address:No. 1 Dongxiang Road, Chang’an District, Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province

Tel/Fax:0086-29-88431000

Postcode:710129

Email:

Chun Li, Dean of the School,lichun@nwpu.edu.cn

Sangsang Zhang, Personnel secretary, zhangsangsang@nwpu.edu.cn

Details please refer to the School web site:http://tujian.nwpu.edu.cn/