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Three PhD Positions (National University of Singapore PhD degree) : Link

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PhD positions (National University of Singapore PhD degree) are available

in the group of Professor Jinlong Gong

Tianjin university and the National University of Singapore (NUS) officially established the joint college of Tianjin university and the National university of Singapore (NUS) Fuzhou on December 1st, 2018. It is expected to officially carry out research and teaching functions in autumn 2019. The college aims to build a world-class research center, integrate basic scientific research and engineering technology innovation, and cultivate top scientific research talents.

The Energy & Catalysis Adventure Team, directed by Prof. Jinlong Gong, is one of the core teams of Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering in Tianjin. With adequate funding, we undertake many key projects such as National key research and development program, Natural Science Foundation of China, etc. Professor Gong, one of the first batch of PI in Tianjin university-NUS Fuzhou joint college, is going to enroll 3 doctoral candidates in autumn 2021. Welcome young talents who are interested in making contributions in the fields of heterogeneous catalysis, surface chemistry and chemical reaction engineering to join us.

We offer:

  1. All enrolled students will participate in the study and research according to the four-year doctoral program of NUS, and finally obtain the doctoral degree of science or engineering of NUS. You will complete the course requirements in the first year in the department of chemistry or chemical engineering of NUS and pass the first doctoral qualification examination; In the second and third years, engage in scientific research in Fuzhou research institute (during which return to NUS to complete the second doctoral qualification examination); In the fourth year, return to the NUS to complete the research project and obtain the degree by passing the graduation defense.
  2. Tuition is free for four years. During the stay in Singapore, the salary shall be subject to that of PhD students of NUS . During the stay in Fuzhou, each PhD candidate shall be subject to that of PhD students of joint college.

Qualifications:

  1. Undergraduates or masters who rank in the top 30% of 211, 985, double first-class universities and related majors, and the grade point of undergraduate is at least 4.0/5.0 or 3.2/4.0;
  2. IELTS score of at least 6.0, TOEFL score of at least 85, and the candidate who has GRE score is preferred;
  3. Or applicants for degrees in countries or regions where English is taught are exempt from English proficiency requirements.

Application Procedure

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email the following application materials:

  1. Resume in English;
  2. Master students should provide an English abstract of the research work (dissertation) of no more than 2 pages. Undergraduate students should provide English personal statement;
  3. Transcripts for undergraduate and graduate students, and proof of ranking;
  4. At least two letters of recommendation, including one from a supervisor for master applicants;
  5. A copy of the certificate of English proficiency, which may not be provided by students who have completed the undergraduate or master courses in the country or region where the courses are taught in English.

Send to: wangtuo@tju.edu.cn or bruce@tju.edu.cn, please indicate “NUS doctor application – current unit – name” in the title

Deadline:  31st, October 2021

We warmly welcome students who are interested in scientific research to join us!


Postdoctoral fellow positions are available in the group of Professor Jinlong Gong

(Tianjin University)

The Energy & Catalysis Adventure Team, directed by Prof. Jinlong Gong, is looking for motivating talents at the postdoctoral level, to tackle problems in heterogeneous catalysis, surface science and chemical reaction engineering.

Our research group (http://www.gonglab.org) is one of the core teams of Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering in Tianjin. With adequate funding, we undertake many key projects such as National key research and development program, Natural Science Foundation of China, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Under 35 year’s old, decent personal in good health;
  • Foreign nationals or defined Chinese as above, who have obtained a doctoral degree within the recent three years;
  • Outstanding research results obtained during the Ph.D degree;
  • Background from chemical reaction engineering or solid state physics are preferred;
  • Personnel from non-English speaking countries should have good written and spoken fluency in Chinese (or English) and excellent communication skills;
  • Have not yet been supported by another OCPC international postdoctoral fellow program or postdoctoral innovative talents supporting program.

We Offer:

  • The allowances are estimated to have an annual salary of 300K RMB. The position are supported either by the International Postdoctoral Exchange Program-Introduction Project of the National Postdoctoral Management Committee Office or by the 2011 Plan of Tianjin University (TJU). TJU will offer attractive salary, social insurance and housing allowance.
  • Excellent PostDocs have priorities to promote to a tenure-track position at Tianjin University.

Application Procedure

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email the following application materials:

  • Curriculum Vitae, including your academic/professional experience and publication list with DOI.
  • Names and contact information of three professional references.

To: wangtuo@tju.edu.cn or bruce@tju.edu.cn. Please indicate “postdoctoral application – current address – name” on the title of your application email.

We are looking forward for you to join us!