The Visiting Scholars in the program refer to those who are full-time researchers affiliated with overseas universities or research institutions (including those in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and are currently employed at overseas universities.
If you intend to collaborate with members of SJTU faculty on your research, finding a host school or department or an existing partnership is essential. It will help you arrange your visiting plan and quickly adapt to your living and research here at SJTU.
Visiting scholars are divided into two classes,
a). Advanced visiting scholars：professors (or equivalent) at overseas universities or research institutions；
b). Young visiting scholars：Associate professors (or equivalent) and assistant professors (or equivalent) at overseas universities or research institutions.
For advanced visiting scholars, stay for no less than 1 month and no more than 1 year consecutively.
For young visiting scholars, stay for no less than 3 months and no more than 1 year consecutively.
Teach courses, set up courses in English independently or together with SJTU teachers are both welcome；
Promote substantial cooperation including student exchanges, collaborations between labs, etc.
Co-publish papers, and list SJTU in the first order and credit this program for the grants in the acknowledgement；
Joint-supervise postgraduate students；
Co-apply for high-profile international research programs；
Contribute to capacity-building of SJTU faculty（e.g. equivalent visiting scholar programs）.
a）Accommodation and living expenses；
For any further details, please contact Foreign Experts Office.