BNU-HKBU United International College, Division of Science and Technology

Position ID: 2352-POSTDOCTORALFELLOW [#18493]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow at Research Center for Mathematics, Beijing Normal University
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Zhuhai, Guangdong Province 519087, China [map]
Subject Areas: computational mathematics, preferably in partial differential equations, scientific computation or other related fields.
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/10/05, listed until 2022/09/30)
Position Description:    

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Recruitment of Postdoctoral fellow
at Research Center for Mathematics, Beijing Normal University

As a key university directly under the Ministry of Education, Beijing Normal University (BNU) is one of the "985 Project" and "Double First-class" universities in China. Beijing normal university Zhuhai campus (BNUZ) is an important part of BNU’s “one body two wings” development strategy. The south campus is similar to the Beijing campus with "high standard, new mechanism, internationalization" principle. Locating at Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, it is committed to high-quality teaching and research, serving major national development and Guangdong innovation-driven development strategy, to promote the "double first-class" construction of Beijing Normal University.

Research Center of Mathematics (RCM) was founded in 2019 by BNU and Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC), the Centre aims to promote research and innovation in mathematical sciences (including statistics, computation and data sciences), and to facilitate collaboration between mathematicians and researchers in other fields: such as physics, biological science, medicine, economics, finance and industry. Relying on the geographical advantages of BNUZ, RCM is based in the Greater Bay Area, facing the whole country and the whole world, and aims to build an international high-end academic team through multi-disciplinary studies.

1. Recruitment Position: Working Postdoctoral Fellow in Zhuhai Campus
"Working postdoctoral fellows in Zhuhai Campus" means that Zhuhai Campus recruits postdoctoral fellows relying on the postdoctoral Station of relevant disciplines in Beijing Campus. They are then sent to Zhuhai Campus to carry out research work on a full-time basis.

2. Job responsibilities and content
To engage in full-time postdoctoral research at the Research Center of Mathematics in Zhuhai campus.

3. The application requirements
i. Applicants should be under 35 years old in principle, who are excellent in conduct and academy in good health condition without labor relations with other institutions;
ii. Applicants should have got or will get a Ph.D. degree in computational mathematics, preferably in partial differential equations, scientific computation or other related fields.
iii. Applicants should have good programming skills, such as Python, C++, MATLAB, etc.
iv. Applicants should be capable of independent research work with good reading, writing, and oral communication skills in English and Chinese. The employees are expected to be diligent in thinking, dedicated in scientific research, subjective initiative, and not afraid to set foot in a new field with a strong sense of responsibility, organization and coordination ability, and team spirit;
v. Applicants should obey the regulations of Beijing Normal University on postdoctoral management and be capable to carry out full-time research.

4. Category and salary of post-doctoral fellows
Category 1: those who have obtained their doctoral degrees in the last three years from the top 100 universities in the world and have made outstanding research achievements during their doctoral study. The salary of such postdoctoral fellows is CNY 400,000 (about USD 62,700) per year before tax (including five social insurance and housing fund, CNY 200,000 yuan from the national "International Postdoctoral Exchange Program" introduction project, and CNY 200,000 yuan from Zhuhai Campus). Salaries of selected candidates other than the national quota will be fully funded by Zhuhai Campus;

Category 2: those who meet the entry standards of BNU for Category A postdoctoral fellows and promise to meet the requirements of outbound assessment. The salary of such postdoctoral fellows is CNY 300,000 (about USD 47,000) per year before tax (including the five social insurance and housing fund). According to the existing management rules of the University for Class A postdoctoral fellows, the salary during the stay will be jointly borne by Zhuhai Campus and the employer. The quota shared by the employer is consistent with the quota shared by the existing A-type postdoctoral employer, and the rest of the funds will be borne by Zhuhai Campus. The cost-shared by the employer shall be borne by the employer through consultation with the cooperative supervisor.

Category 3: according to the construction needs of major scientific research platforms and research projects of employers, those who promise to meet the requirements of outbound assessment and evaluation of employers can serve as a supplementary source for the "Postdoctoral working team in Zhuhai Campus". The salary of such postdoctoral fellows shall be determined through negotiation between the employer and the postdoctoral fellows, and the expenses during the stay shall be jointly funded by the employer and the supervisor according to the university's existing management methods for B-type postdoctoral fellows.

5.Other Benefits
i. Post-doctoral fellows whose personnel relations (including archives) have moved to Zhuhai Campus can be registered in the BNU collective residence of post-docs located in Beijing. According to relevant regulations, their spouses and children’s residence will not be moved, and the university will not help their spouses find jobs during their stay.
ii. The university pays "five insurances and one housing fund" for "postdocs in Zhuhai Campus" in Beijing campus, namely endowment insurance, medical insurance (including serious illness) insurance, unemployment insurance, maternity insurance, industrial injury insurance, and housing fund.
iii. Zhuhai Campus will arrange "Postdoctoral fellows in Zhuhai Campus" to rent a postdoctoral apartment in Zhuhai Campus during their work in Zhuhai;
iv. The university will not solve the enrollment problem of post-doctoral fellows’ children to find suitable kindergarten, primary school, or middle school directly affiliated to our university. Post-doctoral fellows can contact other kindergartens or schools for admission, and the HR department of the university can assist in issuing relevant certificates.
v. The research funds for the postdoctoral fellows will be borne by the co-supervisor. Postdocs who have made outstanding achievements during their stay can apply for rewards according to the comprehensive Reform Measures for Rewards of BNU.

6. Application methods and required materials
Candidates should send their resume, cover letter, two reference letters, and representative achievements to the following contact email in the form of "Postdoctoral application + name + major".

7. Contact person and contact information
Contact Person: Dr. Zijian WANG




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Further Info:
Beijing Normal University,
No. 18, Jinfeng Road, Tangjiawan,
Zhuhai, Guangdong, PRC

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