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Human Resources Office    2016-04-15

The application for 2016 overseas faculty training program at Cornell University run by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission has started. Applicants please hand in required documentation to B604 Antai College Building before Apr 18.

 

1. Program Introduction

To improve local teaching standard, the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission is to select and support a group of young teachers to study at the School of Hotel Administration (SHA) and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Cornell University. Applicants will be awarded with degrees or certificates by Cornell University upon completion, details below:

Visiting Scholar:

2 years for agriculture and life sciences, 1 year for hotel administration

Master’s:

2 years for Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in agriculture and life sciences, 1.5 years for Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) core course

Master of Science/Management (MS):

2 years for MS in agriculture and life sciences and business administration

PhD:

At least 3 years for PhD in agriculture and life sciences and business administration

Post-doctoral:

At least 2 years for Post-doc in agriculture and life sciences and business administration

 

2. Fees and Funding

Agriculture and Life Sciences:

Fee for visiting scholar is 300,000 yuan/two years, of which the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission (‘the commission’ hereinafter) will provided 100,000

Fee for MPS is around 380,000 yuan/two years, of which the commission will provide 120,000

Fee for MS is around 370,000 yuan/two years, of which the commission will provide 120,000

Fee for PhD is around 550,000 yuan/three years, of which the commission will provide 180,000

Fee for Postdoc is around 300,000 yuan/two years, of which the commission will provide 100,000

Accommodation, food, transportation and other life expenses estimated to be 100,000 yuan/year, of which the commission will provide 30,000

 

Business Administration:

Fee for visiting scholar is around 110,000 yuan/year, of which the commission will provide 40,000

Fee for MMH is around 440,000 yuan/one and a half year, of which the commission will provide 150,000

Fee for MS is around 370,000 yuan/two years, of which the commission will provide 120,000

Fee for PhD is around 550,000 yuan/three years, of which the commission will provide 180,000

Fee for Postdoc is around 220,000 yuan/two years, of which the commission will provide 80,000

Accommodation, food, transportation and other life expenses estimated to be 100,000 yuan/year, of which the commission will provide 30,000

 

3. Qualification

Agriculture and Life Sciences:

Visiting Scholar should be below 50 years of age, with PhD degree in the field of agriculture and life sciences and 5 years of university teaching experiences

MPS and MS should be below 35 years of age, with Master’s degree or above and over 3 years of university teaching experiences

PhD should be less than 40 years of age, with Master’s degree in the field of agriculture and life sciences and over 3 years of university teaching experiences

Postdoc candidate should be below 40 years of age and with PhD degree in the field of agriculture and life sciences

 

Business Administration:

Visiting scholar should be below 50 years of age, with PhD degree in the field of business administration, over 5 years of university teaching experiences and over 3 years of working, researching or professional consulting experiences in the field of hotel management

MMH candidates should be below 45 years of age, with PhD degree in non-hotel management fields and over 3 years of university teaching experiences

MS candidates should be below 45 years of age, with PhD degree in business and more than 3 years of university teaching experiences

PhD candidates should be below 40 years of age, with MBA degree, over 3 years of university teaching experiences or hotel working experiences

Postdoc candidates should be less than 40 years of age with PhD degree in business administration

 

Applications will be reviewed and interviewed by the commission.

 

4. Language Requirements

Applicants for degree programs must submit TOFEL and Gmat or GRE transcripts. TOEFL score must be over 100.

Applicants for visiting scholars must submit TOFEL transcripts and a certificate proving their English skills. TOEFL score must be over 75. English skills must be above B2.

Applicants for Post-doctoral research are to be viewed on a case-by-case basis.

 

5. Schedule:

Mar 2016, starting application

May 2016, selecting candidates and signing contracts

Jul-Aug 2016, successful candidates attending free English classes

Sep-Dec 2016, admission