As the 'academic special zone' of UESTC, IFFS (Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences) adopts advanced management mode in line with international standards (Principal Investigator, PI) and assessment mechanism with a long period (a 3-5 years international assessment). We are always trying our best to provide scholars with excellent working conditions to ensure the development of research, including research funds, competitive salary and benefits. IFFS hopes to gather excellent scholars both domestic and abroad to build the institute into an innovation-oriented center for international talents, with top academic achievements.
The faculty of IFFS is currently composed of 40 experts. Among them, there is 3 Nobel Prize Honorary Professor, 1 Academician of China Academy of Sciences? 3 Global Experts of the 1000 Talent Program, 2 Global Expert of the Short-term Foreign 1000 Talent Program, 8 Global Experts of the 1000 Talent Youth Program,1 scholar with National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Talent,4 Yangtze River Scholars, 2 Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters, 3 Elsevier Highly Cited Researchers, and 4 national academicians from developed countries.
IFFS carries out fundamental researches focusing on: Quantum Information, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry,etc.
IFFS has already built Research Centers for Quantum Information Science, Research Centers for Mathematics and Physics, Research Centers for Chemistry.
Excellent talents both domestic and abroad are warmly welcomed to IFFS, UESTC:
A. Leader of Research Center
Professors of well-known universities all around the world, Yangtze River Scholars, scholars with National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Talent, Global Experts of the 1000 Talent Program, the Chief Scientists of 973 National Project, who can develop research teams in accordance with subject characteristics and research plans.
B. Research Center PI
Global Experts of the 1000 Talent Youth Program, scholars with Science Found for Outstanding Young Talent, Experts of Young Talent Support Program, Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters, Elsevier Most Cited Chinese Researchers, scholars with National 100 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, who are cooperative, excellent in leadership and able to lead research teams in accordance with subject characteristics and research plans.
C. Outstanding Youth Talent
Outstanding young scholars under 40 years old, shall possess a PhD degree granted by prestigious domestic and overseas universities, teaching or research positions in overseas prestigious universities, institutes or enterprises. Overseas working experience for at least three years is also required.
IFFS offers competitive annual salary, research start-up funds and housing allowance besides the national compensation and benefits. research funds, offices, labs and research assistants with overseas experiences will be provided as well. In addition, IFFS will provide additional research support from 'Fundamental and Frontier opening funds' depending on the specific circumstances.