1000 Youth Talents Program (The Recruitment Program for Young Talents)

As part of the “1000-Plan” Program, the special “1000 Young Talents Program” targets overseas young professionals in academia. Applicants are expected to demonstrate outstanding potential of becoming leading figures in scientific research. For more details, please visit the government's website

Qualifications and conditions

  • The applicant should have an academic background of natural science, engineering or technology;

  • The applicant should be under 40 years of age;

  • The applicant should have a minimal experience of three years of overseas research, with a formal teaching / research position in a renowned research institute / university / enterprise. Special admissions are granted to applicants who have made distinguished research achievements in their doctorate studies.

  • After recruitment, the appointee is expected to work full-time at Nanjing University.


Nanjing University will provide comprehensive support for the appointees including start-up research funds, senior professional titles, salaries, accommodation benefits, and support in setting up research teams / laboratories.

Qualified candidates are cordially invited to check our application procedures, and contact us.