The Fourth Northwest University Silk Road Forum of Young Scholarswill be held in Xi'an from September 4thto 8thof 2019. It is one of the sessions of the Fourth Shaanxi Province Silk Road Forum of Young Scholars. This forum is intended to provide a platform of in-depth communication for outstanding young scholars from home and abroad, to help young scholars further understand the development of Northwest University and Shaanxi Province through such ways as academic reports, seminars as well as high-level talent recruitment fairs so as to attract distinguished young scholars for their career start-up and innovation in Shaanxi.
Environment and Earth Science, Life and Medicine Science, Food Science and Technology, Electronic Information Technology, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Mathematics and Physics, Cultural Heritage Protection, Economics and Management, and interdisciplinary areas between above-mentioned areas and other areas in Humanities and Social Science.
As an eligible applicant, you will need to demonstrate the following qualifications:
1.An earned PhD,the fields of natural sciences and engineering technologies shall be under the age of 40 (female shall be under the age of 42),and the fields of philosophy and social sciences shall be under the age of 45.
2.Broad academic vision and innovative thinking and the potential of being a leader in the academic area involved.
3.Your discipline shall be closely related to the above-mentioned discipline areas of Northwest University,outstanding achievements in research as evidenced by an excellent record of publications and an internationally recognized scholarly profile in your discipline.
4.A dedicated and conscientious research attitude and abidance by laws and ethics.
To apply, you may visit the website of High Level Talent Project Office of Northwest University (//rcb.nwu.edu.cn/),download and fill out the application form for the Fourth Northwest University Silk Road Forum of Young Scholars, and send the application form together with your CV by Email to the conference team:[email protected]
Email subject should include:the 4thNWU Silk Road Forum of Young Scholars+your full name+work unit+your specialty of research
1.Applicants are required to include the following information in the Email ( name, gender, date of birth, Email address, country or region, work or study unit, etc).
2.The CV should cover information with respect to prior study and work experience, research focus and achievements ( a list of academic papers is required), etc.
3.Please wait for approval after lodging the application. The approved applicant will receive a formal invitation letter from NWU.
4.Deadline for application:August 20th, 2019.
日程安排 Meeting Schedule
September 4th：Arrival and Check-in.
Morning of September 5th：Attending the main session of the Fourth Shaanxi Province Silk Road Forum of Young Scholars.
Afternoon of September 5th：Attending the parallel session of the Fourth Northwest University Silk Road Forum of Young Scholars.
September 6thto September 7th：Attending academic seminars in different academic areas and talent recruitment conference, visiting the campus and laboratories.
September8th：Ending and Departure.
We will update the specific activity schedule and arrangement, please keep your attention.
Northwest University will reimburse the eligible young scholars for the travel and transportation expense incurred for the symposium in China and overseas and arranges free accommodation and transport services to the airport and railway station.
Invited young scholars can prepare academic reports in advance according to the research focus and progress.
Northwest University (NWU) can trace its origins back to Shaanxi Imperial College and Peking Imperial College in 1902. The University received its current name in 1912 and was designated as one of the national key universities in China. It is located in Xi’an, the middle of Guanzhong Plain. NWU has been selected as the first batch of national "world-class discipline construction universities"， and one of the leading universities sponsored by the national “211 Project”. Currently, NWU is under the joint administration of the Ministry of Education and Shaanxi province.
In the course of its development, Northwest University has formed an educational philosophy of "carry forward the national spirit, integrate the world thought, shoulder the task of the construction of the northwest region", brought together many prestigious scholars and specialists, produced a myriad of high level academic achievements, cultivated a large number of outstanding talents, and enjoys a good academic reputation and social reputation, known as the "mother of the Chinese oil talents" , "the cradle of economists " and " the cradle of writers ".
NWU has been authorized to confer doctoral degrees in 24 first-tier disciplines, master’s degrees in 37 first-tier disciplines, and professional programs in 14 categories. NWU has developed 1 first-tier national key discipline (covering 5 second-tier disciplines), 4 second-tier national key disciplines, 1 national key discipline under cultivation and 22 post-doctoral programs. Moreover, NWU houses 1 national key laboratory, 1 national research center for engineering and technology, 3 national bases for international scientific and technological cooperation, 2 Base for University Discipline Innovation and Foreign Experts Introduction Project (111 Project), 1 national demonstration base for innovative talent cultivation, 3 national and local joint engineering research centers, 1 provincial and ministerial joint cultivation base for national key laboratory, 7 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, 1 national virtual simulation experiment teaching center, 7 national bases for talent cultivation with a national base for the cultural quality education of college students, 39 provincial (ministerial) research centers for engineering and technology, and 17 provincial (ministerial) research centers for the humanities and social sciences.
During the period of the 13th Five-Year Plan for the national economic and social development, NWU will further introduce high-level talents, and improve the working conditions of high-level talents. At the same time, NWU will also increase the matching funds and incentives so as to attract and bring in more international academic leaders.
We will strive constantly and wholeheartedly to give talents a sense of belonging, a sense of identity, a sense of honor and happiness so as to ensure that the talents can work with dignity and live with decency.
We sincerely invite outstanding young scholars at home and abroad to participate in the Fourth Northwest University Silk Road Forum of Young Scholars.