Announcement on application to RPFE in 2013

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Foreign Affairs Office, Lanzhou University

Feb. 27th, 2013 

About Program

As one of the sub-programs of the “Recruitment Program of Global Experts” (1000 Talent Plan), the Recruitment Program of Foreign Experts (RPFE) is to recruit non-ethnic Chinese experts, who are strategic scientists, leading experts in science and technology, or internationalized innovative teams capable of achieving critical technological breakthroughs, advancing the high-tech industries and promoting new disciplines.

Directed by the Working Group on High-Level Overseas Talents Introduction (hereafter referred to as the Working Group), the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) is responsible for RPFE implementation.


1. RPFE looks for non-ethnic Chinese experts who are under 65 years of age, and in principle, have his/her doctorate granted by overseas educational institutions and are able to work in China for 3 consecutive years with at least 9 months for each.

2. In addition, applicants are required to meet at least one type of the following criteria:

(1) Being an expert or a scholar with full professorship or the equivalent in prestigious foreign universities or R&D institutes;

(2) Being a technical or managerial professional at senior positions in internationally well-known companies or financial institutions;

(3) Being an entrepreneur holding proprietary intellectual property right or key technologies, possessing overseas entrepreneurial experience, and well-versed in the related industry and international rules;

(4) Being a professional with entrepreneurial or innovative expertise mostly needed by the State.

3. In 2013, RPFE prefers enterprises and talents in high-tech industries and in demand, including the industry of energy conservation and environmental protection, new information technology, biotechnology, high-end equipment manufacturing, new energy, new materials, etc, yet no humanities and social sciences involved.

4. Before applying for RPFE, the applicant shall reach an agreement or intention with the potential employer by which he/she shall work full time in China for 3 consecutive years with at least 9 months in China for each, and make his/her job objective and expected contribution clear on the application form.

5. Before applying for RPFE, the applicant shall not have a full-time job in China; if working in China, he/she shall have been in China within one year.

6. The applicant must provide true and correct application materials, and can’t apply consecutively, with applying twice at most.


1. Financial Support: experts recruited under RPFE shall be provided with the followings: (1) A lump-sum subsidy of 1 million RMB granted by the Central Budget; (2) A research subsidy ranging from 3 to 5 million RMB, subject to specific needs, for those engaged in scientific research, fundamental research in particular; (3) salary and other relevant benefits based on negotiation with the Chinese employer.

2. Entitlements: experts recruited under RPFE can assume responsibilities in management and research as well as apply for government scientific research funds or industrial development funds and are entitled to the honorary title of “National Distinguished Expert”. Those who make outstanding contribution will be granted the Friendship Award by the Chinese Government in accordance with the procedures concerned.

3. Other supportive services: Foreign experts recruited under RPFE as well as their spouses and minor children could apply for China’s Permanent Residence Permit, or 2-5 years multiple entries visa. Prior consideration could be given when they apply for Chinese nationality in conformity with relevant laws and regulations.

Application Materials

1. Paper materials include:

The copies of Appendix 1, Appendix 3, Appendix 4, and Appendix 5;

The copies of others such as academic award, passport, the agreement or intention with the potential employer (in English and in Chinese if available), work experience, representative achievements, etc.

2. Digital version materials include:

The digital version of the above paper materials, the ID photo with blue background, and the video of self-introduction or statement.

Please prepare 2 copies of paper materials and digital version materials respectively.For paper materials: Bind the copies of Appendix1, the copies of others, Appendix 3 and Appendix 4 in order and put them into one file with the name of expected employer and applicant. Then make another same file as the former one. For digital version materials: Put all the digital version materials into a folder with the name “English full name of the applicant+Employer name”, and name the PPT and ID photo with the full name of the applicant, such as “Anthony Jefferson HILL”.

Deadline: April 1st, 2013

For more information, please visit, or ask Ms. Zheng Liying (Room 501, Guiqin Building, Lanzhou University)



Appendix 1 Application Form for RPFE

Appendix 2 Instruction to Fill in the Application Form

Appendix 3 Information of Applicant

Appendix 4 A Summary List of Applicants for RPFE

Appendix 5 PPT Template

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