Inner Mongolia University Warmly Welcomes Talents from Home and Abroad
Inner Mongolia University (IMU) is located in Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and a famous historic and cultural city with a distance of 400 kilometers from Beijing . As the first comprehensive university in ethnic minority region after the founding of the People’s Republic of China, IMU was established at a high starting point accomplished in 1957 coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Autonomous Region. With Ulanhu, the vice-premier of the State Council and governor of Inner Mongolia as the first president of IMU. A high-level faculty at the beginning stage of IMU consisting of discipline leaders and academic backbones selected by the CPC Central Committee and the central government from a dozen of prestigious universities across China, including Peking University. Faculties brought long-accumulated academic traditions and sublime spirits of universities with them, a solid foundation for running the university was laid. Healthy academic and campus atmosphere were introduced to IMU. IMU was approved to enroll graduate students in 1962, designated as a key university in China in 1978, authorized to confer doctoral degrees in 1984, included into Project 211 for the building of key universities in 1997, listed as a university co-sponsored by Inner Mongolia and the Ministry of Education in 2004, incorporated into the state program for building one high-level university in each of the provinces in the Mid-western Region in 2012, selected as one of the universities in China for the Double First-Class initiative in 2017, and appointed as a university of co-sponsorship by the Ministry of Education and Inner Mongolia, i.e. a university sponsored by the Ministry and included into the rank of universities under the administration of the Ministry, in 2018.
IMU has disciplinary fields,namely philosophy, economics, law, literature, history, sciences, engineering, agronomy, administration science and arts, education, two state-level key disciplines, namely minority language and literature and zoology, one state-level key cultivation discipline, namely ecology; 18 regional-level key disciplines, 8 regional-level key cultivation disciplines, 13 primary-level disciplines authorized to confer doctoral degrees, 8 postdoctoral mobile stations, 23 primary-level and 2 secondary-level disciplines authorized to confer master’s degrees, and 15 majors authorized to confer professional master’s degrees.
IMU has built 15 ministerial research platforms, including key laboratory, engineering research center and key research base of humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education in the fields of biology, ecology，ethnology and Mongolian studies, etc., and more than 40 regional-level key laboratories, engineering research centers and key research bases of humanities and social sciences.
At the main campus there are 1,135 teaching and research staff, among whom 654 are full-time teachers with senior professional titles, and 75.5% of whom have doctoral degrees. Besides, young teachers aged 45 or below account for 58.9%, full-time teachers with degrees obtained from other universities account for 67.0%, and 17.4% teachers have overseas academic background. Thanks to the energetic support of the central and regional governments over the past years, IMU has significantly improved its hardware conditions, noticeably enhanced its appeal to talents from home and abroad, rapidly upgraded its educational quality, achieved considerable progress in undertaking key and major state-level projects, expanding global influence of its academic accomplishments, cultivating talents, serving the local development and promoting internationalization, and has proved itself as a pivotal base for the cultivation of high-caliber talents, high-standard scientific researches, high-quality commercialization of research findings and high-level decision-makings and consultations.
To speed up the building process of the Double First-class Initiative, IMU has implemented the Steed Plan to enhance the introduction and cultivation of high-end academic talents and the Young Talents Introduction Plan to introduce talents from home and abroad in large numbers. For the future five years , IMU is ready to offer more than 600 vacancies for academic leaders, backbones and outstanding young talents, provide first-class academic environment, resources, services and benefits for them and build with concerted efforts an ideal platform for career development, innovation and the realization of academic aspirations.
1. Disciplines recruiting talents
Sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, ecology, environmental science), engineering (computer science and technology, information and communication engineering, software engineering, materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, energy chemical engineering, food science and engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, traffic and transportation engineering), agronomy (crop science, horticulture), administration science (industrial & business administration, public administration), philosophy, economics, law, political science, ethnology, sociology, Marxist theories, literature (Chinese language and literature, minority language and literature, foreign language and literature, journalism and communication), and history (Chinese history, world history)，education(athletic training).
2.Qualifications and benefits
2.1 High-level talents under the Steed Plan
2.1.1 Post A1:
Qualifications required: Candidates should be top talented academics or strategic scientists with worldwide academic influence who can lead international academic development.
Benefits: A pre-tax annual salary 1.5 million yuan (standard salary plus subsidy)and settling-in allowances during the service period at IMU will be provided. Academicians from both Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academic of Engineering will be provided a pre-tax annual salary 2 million yuan (standard salary plus subsidy)and settling-in allowances during the service period at IMU. The research funds and laboratory construction funds for academicians’ team will be no less than 100 million yuan.
2.1.2 Post A2:
Qualifications required: Candidates should be leading talents who play an active role at the international academic forefront and are able to organize and undertake major research tasks, aged no older than 55 in principle.
Benefits: A pre-tax annual salary between 0.8 million yuan and 1.3 million yuan and settling-in allowances during the service period at IMU will be provided. The start-up research funds will vary specifically based on the characteristics of different disciplines and research plans, with the approximate of 10 million yuan for experiment-based disciplines and maximum 3 million yuan for non-experiment-based disciplines respectively.
2.1.3 Post A3：
Qualifications required: Candidates should possess first rated academic achievements which can be recognized around the world. The potential of becoming a leadership at the international academic forefront is required. Candidates who apply for science and engineering disciplines should be no older than 45 in principle. Candidates who apply for social science disciplines should be no older than 50 in principle.
A pre-tax annual salary between 400，000 yuan and 800,000 yuan and settling-in allowances during the service period at IMU will be provided. The start-up research funds will vary specifically based on the characteristics of different disciplines and research plans, with the approximate 5 million yuan research funds for experiment-based disciplines and maximum 1.5 million yuan research fund for non-experiment-based disciplines respectively.
2.1.4 Post B1:
Qualifications required: Candidates are required to possess doctoral degrees or post-doctoral background at domestic or international renowned universities or scientific research institutes ; Candidates are required to have major academic achievements recognized by domestic and foreign counterparts, innovative visions for disciplinary building and the scientific research in their fields, capacity of leading important scientific research tasks and producing first-class results, and potentials for becoming national level talents. Candidates who apply for science and engineering disciplines should be no older than 40 in principle. Candidates who apply for social science disciplines should be no older than 45 in principle
Benefits: A pre-tax annual salary between 300,000 yuan and 400,000 yuan and settling-in allowances（600,000 yuan to 800,000 yuan） during the service period at IMU will be provided. The start-up research funds will vary specifically based on the characteristics of different disciplines and research plans, with the minimum of 3 million yuan for experiment-based disciplines and maximum of 1 million yuan for non-experiment-based disciplines respectively. jobs at IMU.
2.1.5 Post B2:
Qualifications: Candidates are required to possess doctoral degrees or post-doctoral background at domestic or international renowned universities or scientific research institutes; Candidates are required to have major academic achievements recognized by domestic and foreign counterparts, innovative visions for disciplinary building and the scientific research in their fields, capacity of leading important scientific research tasks, and potentials for being selected by the Young National Talents Plan. Candidates who apply for science and engineering disciplines should be no older than 35 in principle. Candidates who apply for social science disciplines should be no older than 40 in principle
Benefits: A pre-tax annual salary between 200,000 yuan and 300,000 yuan and settling-in allowances（600,000 yuan to 800,000 yuan） during the service period at IMU will be provided.The start-up research funds will vary specifically based on the characteristics of different disciplines and research plans, with the minimum of 1.5 million yuan for experiment-based disciplines and maximum of 0.5 million yuan for non-experiment-based disciplines respectively.
The spouse job allocations and child education allocations for category A and category B candidates will be arranged by IMU according to relevant regulations.
2.2 Qualifications and benefits for academic backbones, outstanding young talents and postdoctoral fellows
2.2.1 Academic backbones
Qualifications: Scholars aged below 45 in principle with the following qualifications: (1) Young top-notch scholars with doctoral degrees or post-doctoral background at domestic or international renowned universities or scientific research institutes, prominent academic accomplishments, superior academic capacities among their peers and potentials for academic leaders. (2) Scholars with the experience of undertaking major scientific research projects and achieving series of academic accomplishments with significant influences, accumulating relatively high-level experiences in scientific researches and teaching practices, innovative visions for disciplinary building and the scientific research in their fields, and the capacity of leading national-level key projects, organizing innovative research endeavors and producing first-class results.
Benefits: Start-up research funds amounting to 1 to 2 million yuan for experiment-based disciplines and 400,000 yuan to 1 million yuan for non-experiment-based disciplines. A one-time housing subsidy of 400,000 yuan to 600,000 yuan will be granted; and salaries, insurances, welfare benefits and various allowances as prescribed by relevant national regulations will be provided.
2.2.2 Outstanding young talents
Qualifications: Scholars aged below 35 in principle with the following qualifications: (1) Scholars with doctoral degrees or post-doctoral background at domestic or international renowned universities or scientific research institutes. (2) Experiences of research in frontiers of academia while studying for doctoral degrees or working as postdoctoral fellows, certain academic achievements, innovative visions for future research schemes, capacities or potentials for leading national-level scientific research projects, enthusiasm in teaching, and capabilities of teaching undergraduate and graduate curriculum.
For scholars who have already possessed high quality academic achievement, clear idea and feasible condition of creating high level innovation and potential of becoming academic backbones, one-time housing subsidy 300,000 yuan will be granted. Start-up research funds amounting to 200,000 to 300,000 yuan for experiment-based disciplines and 100,000 to 200,000 yuan for non-experiment-based disciplines will be provided. For other outstanding young talents, one-time housing subsidy 200,000 yuan will be granted. Start-up research funds amounting to 50,000 yuan to 200,000 yuan for experiment-based disciplines and 50,000 to 100,000 yuan for non-experiment-based disciplines will be provided. An additional housing subsidy of 100,000 yuan will be provided to those who have made outstanding achievements in the discipline within 3 years after being approved by the university; salaries, insurances, welfare benefits and various allowances as prescribed by relevant national regulations will be provided.
2.2.3 Postdoctoral fellows
Qualifications: Scholars should meet the requirements for admission of the National Postdoctoral Management Committee; candidates should have practised forefront research tasks in the specific academic field during their doctoral study, have obtained corresponding academic achievements, and have definite research ideas and conception.
Benefits: IMU will provide apartments specifically designed for postdoctoral fellows and living expenses and social security insurances for full-time postdoctoral fellows working at the postdoctoral mobile stations. Performance assessments will be conducted on the scientific research and teaching of the postdoctoral fellows working at the mobile stations annually by corresponding departments of IMU in accordance with regulations and procedures of assessment of in-service professional and technical personnel as basis for the payment of performance allowances.
3. Presentation of documents
Applicants are kindly requested to send their documents to the following email addresses of the colleges of IMU and forward copies to the recruiting email address of the Personnel Division of IMU at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4.Contact information of colleges of IMU