Wuhan University (WHU) is a comprehensive and key national university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. It is also one of the “211 Project” and “985 Project” key universities with full support in the construction and development from the central and local government of China. Embraced by the Mountain Luojia with the East Lake around, Wuhan University is one of the cradles of Chinese modern higher education. With top academic level and fantastic natural scenery, it has been honored as “one of the most excellent universities in China”and “one of the most beautiful universities in the world”.
Wuhan University offers degrees in 12 major fields, namely Philosophy, Economics, Law, Education, Literature, History, Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Management and Art. Particularly, 124 majors are available to undergraduates. 43 and 58 A-level disciplines offer doctoral and master degrees respectively. Among all the disciplines taught at Wuhan University, 5 are A-level national key disciplines (covering 29 B-level subjects) and 17 are B-level national key disciplines. Additionally, Wuhan University has 5 key state laboratories, 2 national engineering research centers, 9 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, 2 national field stations for scientific observation research, 7 key research bases for arts and social sciences under the Ministry of Education, 10 national basic science research and teaching personnel training bases and 38 post-doctoral research stations.
Wuhan University has trained and gathered a faculty of high-quality professionals. At present, the university has more than 3700 faculty members, including over 2600 professors and associate professors, 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 10 senior professors of arts and social sciences, 22 leading scientists participating in the “National 973 Project” (including major projects for basic research), 6 leading scientists of “National 863 Project” , 5 Innovation Communities of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 70 Changjiang Distinguished Scholars，48 winners of the “National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars” and 15 nationally-recognized best teachers. Wuhan University has 5 key state laboratories, 2 national engineering research centers, 7 national experimental teaching demonstration centers etc.
The spirit of Wuhan University is bred and accumulated by generations learned scholars and the distinct students. They are enduring great hardship in pioneer work, making great efforts on fostering the national education, performing good deeds with all hearts, and make contributions to the country. The new generation of people in Wuhan University dedicate themselves to accelerating the construction of a world-class university with Chinese characteristics. Our uniform mission is to promote the beauty, excellence, philanthropy, and innovation of Wuhan University.
Wuhan University draws up carefully the blueprint of ‘the 13th Five Year Plan’, and advocates strongly a comprehensive reform to arouse vitality of the university, aiming at promoting the construction of the world class leading university. Wuhan University has launched the “Collaborative Innovation Center for Geospatial Technology”, the “Collaborative Innovation Center for Territorial Sovereignty and Maritime Rights”, and the “Center of Cooperative Innovation for Judicial Civilization”, which are honored the innovation improvement program in national higher education institutions (“2011” program). Some interdisciplinary research institutions/platforms have been established, such as Institute for Advanced Research and Institute of Medicine, Cross-disciplinary Platform for Engineering Sciences, endeavoring to establish high-level academic research platforms for young scholars at home and abroad. All those research centers and platforms could be utilized and employed by our faculty which brings them convenience and support. Further, we advance strongly and value greatly the campus mottos ‘Self-improvement, Perseverance, Truth-seeking & Innovation.’ Hence, the free and strong academic ambience flourishes from school to school in Wuhan University.
Wuhan University sticks to the core and key value of talent management for the cultivation of the faculty with moderate scale, structural diversity, high level, and high degree of internationalization, which is suitable for the construction of the world-class leading university. The ultimate mission of talent management is to develop and refine a proper talent system boasting of competiveness and vitality, within which young prominent talents around the world could be attracted and introduced to our university. We are devoted to providing qualified service and favorable platforms filled with resource and support for our faculty.
At the backdrop of fierce international competition, Wuhan University sets out to implement global recruitment plan, in order to broaden and extend our view and ways of bringing in talents around the world. Young prominent talents who have potentials and competency are the key and focus of talent introduction in our university. Diverse and multiple methods and ways are employed to attract and gather those young talents globally. International forum held at our university and other international academic conferences abroad become the common platforms for the recruitments of young excellent talents. See talent introduction and management policies at http://hr.whu.edu.cn/.
Wuhan University International Forum for Interdisciplinary Sciences and Engineering is providing a platform for prominent young talents at home and abroad to enhance brainstorming and cross-disciplinary exchange, and advance interdisciplinary sciences and collaborative innovation, with the goal of striving for the construction of world class leading university and disciplines.
The 3rd Wuhan University International Forum for Interdisciplinary Sciences and Engineering is available on-line now. Notably, this year we have added Forum Season apart from Featured Forum, which is more flexible. Featured Forum will be at April 09-10, 2016 and Forum Season is from 1 December, 2015 to 31 March, 2016. Besides，more activities and academic exchanges are included in this forum. You may pick a convenient time to visit Wuhan University through mutual communication and discussion with relevant schools and research institutions of our university. Plenty of high-level talents are attracted to work here, and more and more non-ethnic Chinese also choose our university. We expect earnestly that you prominent young talents could gather at Mountain Luojia and join in Wuhan University, where you can excel and build your career for the prosperity and development of our university. You may click the link for more information of our forum http://postdoc.whu.edu.cn/zp/index.shtml.