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The Application of the 9th CUG One Hundred Talents Program

Author:白振洋Date:December 1, 2020Click Times:


To implement talent-driving strategy and promote construction of discipline and talent team, China University of Geosciences (CUG) recruits talents from worldwide to achieve the goal of building an international and first-class research-oriented university. Worldwide applicants are welcomed to apply the One Hundred Talents Program. Relevant information and regulations are hereby notified as follows.


The following conditions are required for applicants:  

1)No more than 35 years old (or 40 years old for applicants with  outstanding performance).

2)Holding a doctoral degree granted by a prestigious foreign university, or holding a doctoral degree granted by a prestigious domestic university and 3 or more consecutive years of full-time overseas research experience.

3)Holding a formal teaching or research position at a prestigious foreign university, research institution, or enterprise’s R&D department.

4) Distinguished among peers, with the potential to become a leader of the academic or technological discipline.

5) Applicant is required to currently hold a full-time position outside of China or begin position in China after November 1, 2019.

6) Work full time at CUG after recruitment.


2. Working and Living Conditions.

After recruitment, all appointees are expected to work full-time at CUG.

  • Remuneration: an annual salary of RMB 380,000 (tax included).

  • Title: appointed professor/research fellow or professor/research fellow.

  • Supervision: recruiting up to 1-2 doctoral students, 2-3 master students and 3 post-docs each year.

  • Funding: a research start-up fund (no less than RMB 1.8 million for science and engineering; no less than RMB 400,000 for arts & humanities and social sciences).

  • Living allowance: no less than RMB 500,000 for relocation expenses.

  • Housing: transitional housing on campus(for rent).

  • Others: access to educational resources for children (e.g., CUG affiliated kindergarten, primary school and junior high school) and relevant medical cares.

3. Application Materials

Applicants are advised to join in QQ Group (Number: 782231803) to refer to relevant materials and requirements. Before application, it is advised to communicate with relevant staff in each teaching and research institution.

Application documents can be emailed to Paper documents can be sent to the following address. All materials should be provided before 20/12/2020.


4. Contact Information
Please contact us if you have any questions.

Contact: Mr. Haifeng WANG&Mr. Zhenyang BAI

Address: Room 1503, Block B, Comprehensive Teaching Building of East Campus, Nanwangshan Campus, China University of Geosciences, Hongshan District, Wuhan city, China

Postcode: 430074

Tel: +86-27-67883720



5. Overview of CUG

China University of Geosciences (CUG), founded in 1952, is a national key university affiliated with the Ministry of Education. It is also listed in the National "211 Project", the “985 Innovation Platform for Advantageous Disciplines” and the "Double First-class Plan". CUG, featuring geosciences, is a comprehensive university that also offers a variety of degree programs in science, engineering, literature, management, economics, law, education and arts. Its Geology and Geological Resources & Engineering have both been ranked as national number one disciplines. Its Earth Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies & Ecology, Materials Science, Chemistry, and Computer Science have entered the top 1% of global ESI (Essential Science Indicators), with Earth Science in the top 1‰ of the list.

CUG has two campuses in Wuhan. The main campus is the Nanwang Mountain Campus, located in the heart of the Wuhan East Lake National Innovation Demonstration Zone, which is popularly known as China Optics Valley. The Future City Campus is located in the east of Wuhan and is 27 km from the main campus. These two picturesque campuses cover a combined area of 1,435,545 m2. They are ideal places to study, work, and enjoy life. CUG also boasts four field training centers: Zhoukoudian in Beijing, Beidaihe in Hebei Province, Zigui in Hubei Province, and Badong in Hubei Province.

CUG has established a complete education system. As of November 2019, 28,635 full-time students, including 18,092 undergraduate students, 7,774 master's students, 1,764 doctoral students, and 1,005 international students have enrolled in its subsidiary 23 schools and 86 research institutes. CUG currently has a faculty of 1,876 full-time teachers, among which there are 520 professors (11 of which are members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences) and 927 associate professors.

CUG is focused on fostering high-quality talent. Among its over 300,000 graduates, many have gone on to become scientific and technological elites, statesmen, business leaders and athletes. And they have made great contributions to the nation and society, represented by former Premier WEN Jiabao and 39 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering.

CUG has strengthened exchanges and cooperation with international universities. It has signed friendly cooperation agreements with more than 100 universities from the United States, France, Australia, Russia and other countries. CUG has actively carried out academic, scientific and cultural exchanges with universities around the world. There are about 1,000 international students from more than 90 countries studying at CUG. It also sponsors more than 900 teachers and students to study abroad or conduct international exchanges, and invites more than 400 international experts to visit, lecture, and teach at CUG every year. In 2012, CUG initiated and co-established the International University Consortium in Earth Science (IUCES) with 11 other world-renowned universities. IUCES is committed to promoting the common development of geosciences education and scientific research through resource sharing, exchange and cooperation among its member institutions.