Sun Yat-sen University

Announcement of The International Young Scholars Shenzhen Forum of Sun Yat-sen University in 2018

Sun Yat-sen University

Shenzhen, China

Organizer: Sun Yat-sen University
Date: December 21-23, 2018

The Seventh International Young Scholars Forum and the 2018 International Young Scholars Shenzhen Forum (hereinafter referred to as “Shenzhen Forum”) of Sun Yat-sen University, which will be held in Shenzhen on December 21-23, is now officially open for online registration. We sincerely invite you to attend the Shenzhen Forum.

The University has organized the International Young Scholars Forum semi-annually since 2015. The Forum aims to bring together young scholars from China and abroad for the purpose of exploring the frontiers of academic topics, tracking hot academic issues, and promoting academic exchanges and cooperation. Meanwhile, the Forum will present Guangdong Province’s development trend and Sun Yat-sen University’s development plan, and provide opportunities for talent recruitment, furthering the University’s goal of bringing top-level international talents into the University.

I. Agenda

December 21th 10:00-21:00 Registration
December 22th 09:00-12:00 Plenary Session of Shenzhen Forum
December 22th 14:00-18:00 Visiting Activities
December 23th 09:00-17:00 Parallel Sessions (Symposium, Talent Fair)

II. Disciplines

Engineering: Mechanics, Optical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Environmental Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Science and Engineering,Cyberspace Security, Electronics Science and Technology, Hydraulic Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Communication and Transportation Engineering, Nuclear Science and Technology, Urban and Rural Planning, Civil Engineering, Strategic Advanced Materials, Control Science and Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Armament Science and Technology, etc.

Medical Sciences: Basic Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Stomatology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Chinese and Western Integrative Medicine, Pharmaceutical Science, Nursing, Medical, Technology, etc.

Natural Sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Atmospheric Sciences, Marine Sciences, Geology, Biology, Ecology, Statistics, Geophysics, Astronomy, Plant Protection, Agrostology, etc.

Humanities and Social Sciences: Philosophy, Theoretical Economics, Practical Economics, Law, Political Science, Sociology, Ethnology, Marxist Theory, Language and Literature, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Archaeology, Chinese History, World History, Management Science and Engineering, Business Management, Public Management, Psychology, Library and Information Science, Archive Management Science, Pedagogy, Journalism and Communication, etc.

Art: Art Theory, Music and Dance, etc.

III. Application Conditions

Applicants should be: under the age of 40; holders of a PhD degree from a well-known university abroad, or holders of a PhD degree from a domestic university but with more than 2 years of research experience abroad; have demonstrated academic achievements or academic potential in their respective research fields, and intending to apply for Professor, Associate Professor, Research Fellow or Postdoctoral Researcher of Sun Yat-sen University.

IV. Application Process

1. Online Application:

Deadline for application is November 26.

V. Travel and Accommodation Arrangements

Meals and accommodation will be arranged by the organizer, and travel subsidies will be provided as well.

VI. Contact Information

Office of Talent Development, Sun Yat-sen University

Tel: +86-20-84111783 +86-20-84111656
Contact: Mr. Lin Tianjie, Mr. Chen Zun

Online Application:

Introduction of Schools and Departments:

VII. Introduction of SYSU

Sun Yat-sen University was founded by Dr. Sun Yat-sen and has an educational tradition spanning over 100 years. Under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, and strongly supported by both the Ministry and Guangdong Province, Sun Yat-sen University has developed into a modern comprehensive university that enjoys a reputation as a top-tier university nationally and a renowned university internationally. In 2017, Sun Yat-sen University was successfully included in the national “Double First University Plan” as a Ter-A university. Among the 4th round of national proficiency assessment of academic disciplines, Sun Yat-sen University had a total of 14 class-A academic disciplines, remaining at the forefront among higher education institutions in China. The number of SYSU disciplines among the ESI top 1% reached 19 in 2018, ranked second among universities in China.

Sun Yat-sen University is now comprised of five campuses in the three cities of Guangzhou, Zhuhai and Shenzhen, and ten affiliated hospitals.

The Guangzhou Campus of SYSU gives full play to the university’s academic strengths in liberal arts, science, medicine and other traditionally advantageous academic disciplines, the Campus is positioned to deepen academic cooperation within Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, to build state-level major R&D innovation platforms in the fields of super computing, big data, micro-electronics and precision medicine, and thereby play a greater role in helping Guangdong and the entire nation to better implement the innovation-driven development strategy.

The Zhuhai Campus of SYSU is designed to develop the academic disciplines of deep sea, deep space and deep earth science, accelerate construction on the Tianqin Plan, a major research platform for space gravitational wave detection, and build state-level major R&D innovation platforms in the fields of marine science and nuclear energy, so as to play a greater role in helping China to better implement the ocean power strategy, space science strategy and “Belt and Road” construction.

The Shenzhen Campus of SYSU will strengthen the development of various academic disciplines, including medicine, pharmacy, public health, aerospace, biomedicine, material, electrocommunication and intelligence engineering, build an academic development system that integrates medicine with new engineering sciences, and build state-level major R&D innovation platforms, so as to play a greater role in promoting the coordinated development among Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao and facilitating the development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and Guangzhou-Shenzhen Technology Corridor.

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Announcement of The International Young Scholars Shenzhen Forum of Sun Yat-sen University in 2018