30 Distinguished Professors or Young Researchers in Engineering and Technology Wuhan University


The Institute of Technological Sciences (ITS),Wuhan University was established in April 2017. Professor Sheng Liu, has been appointed as its executive director.

ITS provides a high-level platform focusing cross-disciplinary research in frontiers, including, but not limited to advanced manufacturing, alternative energy sources, advanced materials, and aerospace engineering.  ITS is devoted to enhancing the engineering disciplinary in Wuhan University by attracting high-level experts and young talents. ITS is also devoted to developing innovative technologies for the future.

Until now, ITS has attracted a few talents with titles from Changjiang Scholars Program, NSFC Distinguished Young Scholars Program, 1000-talent Plan, Young 1000-talent Plan, White House Presidential Faculty Fellow, and Fellowsfromvariousacademicsocieties.

ITS is planning to recruit 30 distinguished professors or young researchers as independent PIs in advanced manufacturing, alternative energy sources, advanced materials and applications, aerospace engineering, and other engineering disciplines. Cross-disciplinary study is strongly encouraged.

Welcome to join in ITS. If you need any information, please visit

http://technology.whu.edu.cn/cn/ (Chinese version) or

http://technology.whu.edu.cn/en/ (English version)



-First-class Faculty

-Strong Financial Support

-Engineering Cross-disciplinary Research

-High Level Talent Zone

-Research Resource Sharing Platform

-International Academic Exchange Platform



Advanced Manufacturing

-Electronics Manufacturing

-Smart Manufacturing

-Intelligent Robotics

-Biomedical Instruments and Biomanufacturing

-3D Printing

-Crystal Growth and Ultra-fast Imaging and Control


Alternative Energy Sources

-Novel Shale Gas Exploration

-Renewable Energy

-Advanced Energy Storage

-Power Electronics


Advanced Materials

-Biomimetic Materials

-Advanced Composite Materials (including Multifunctional Composite Materials)



Aerospace Engineering

-New Aerospace Structures

-Space Intelligent Flexible Robots

-System Reliability

-Thermal Management

-Micro/Nano Sensors

-Testing and Evaluation System Technology

-New Engineering Research



1)2017 Major Scientific Instrument Development Project of NSFC

“In-situ/Real Time Monitoring in Multiple Temporal/Spatial Scale and Control for Defects in Thin Film Growth”

Total fund: 84 million RMB

2)2017 National Key Research and Development Plan Project

"In-line Monitoring Systems for Metallic Additive Manufacturing"

Total fund: 26.48 million RMB

3)2015 National Key Program of NSFC

"Wafer-level 3D LED Direct White Chip with Ultra-High Current Densityand Chip-level Packaging Manufacturing"

Total fund: 2.41 million RMB

4)2017 National Key Research and Development Plan Project

"Laser High-performance Connection Technology and Equipment"

Total fund: 5.31 million RMB



Faculty Open Rank

-Ph.D. from top 200 universities in the world

-Potentials for obtaining title from Young 1000-talent Plan or 1000-talent Plan

-Experience in cross-disciplinary teaching or working preferred

-Strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching

-Research and scholarship are also highly valued


According to the relevant provisions of WHU and ITS, we can provide competitive annual salary, research start-up fundsand one-time housing subsidies, based on candidate’s academic level. For details,please visit the website of Personnel Department of Wuhan University as follows: http://www.whu.edu.cn/info/1118/7314.htm, and you can consult with us.If you are employed by ITS, you can also serve as dual appointment faculty at relevant colleges or schools.


Key Funded Postdoctors

-Ph. D. fromtop 200 universities in the world or Ph. D. in Chinese top universities with obtaining national scholarship

-Good academic performance and strong academic research abilities


Your annual salary will be no less than 250,000 RMB/ year if you become a key fundedpostdoctor. For those who are extraordinarily outstanding, salary can be negotiated.


General Postdoctors

-Ph. D.fromkey universities affiliated to the Ministry of the Education

-Ph. D. studying abroad, or supervised by well-known experts


Annual salary for generalpostdoctors is no less than 120,000 RMB/ year. For those who are extraordinarily outstanding, salary can be negotiated.


Graduate Students

-Studiedin mechanical engineering, physics, materials science and engineering, electrical engineering, mechanics, power engineering and engineering thermal physical, and other professional directions

-Graduated from domestic key universities (211 or 985) or the top 200 universities in the world


Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a research statement and a teaching statement, as well as names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted to the secretaries of Prof. Sheng Liu, Ms. Yang hannahyang766@163.com and Ms. Peng pengqian41_lia@163.com. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to the secretaries with “ITS Application” for the subject line of the e-mail. We will accept applications until the positions are filled.


As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, ITS welcomes outstanding talents from around the world who could contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. ITS particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

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