Admission Post doc research fellowsMartin Centre of Appliable Linguistics, School of Foreign Languages Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2014-10-20 09:09  

Martin Centre of Appliable Linguistics of the School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is now accepting Post doc research fellows.


Supervisors and Research Fields

Supervisor: Prof. James R. Martin

Research fields: Academic discourse (2015), Functional language typology (2016), Forensic linguistics (2017)


Supervisor: Prof. Wang Zhenhua

Research fields: forensic linguistics(esp. courtroom discourse)


Contract term and extension

The post doc research fellow must work at Shanghai Jiao Tong University for a period of two years. Application for extension of post doc fellowship must be filed three months prior to ending of the contract with the supervisor’s consent; the extension must not exceed one year.


Salaries and benefits

The basic annual salary for post doc research fellows is RMB80,000 (for those who have received their PhD degree from universities ranking world top 100), or RMB60,000 (ranking 101 and below), personal income tax, social insurance and housing fund included.


Shanghai Jiao Tong University maintains commercial medical insurance and personal accident insurance for post doc fellows from overseas, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.


Post doc fellows graded A in their annual assessment are awarded RMB4,000; those graded B are awarded RMB2,000. The award is not applicable to the extended period.


Post doc fellows on non-private trip out of mainland China for over 3 months receive a basic monthly salary of RMB1,500 only.


Post doc fellows can choose either to rent a post doc apartment of SJTU or to rent an apartment off campus. Those renting an apartment off campus are granted a monthly rental subsidy of RMB2,200.



For general informationabout Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s post doctoral studies please see:


For the introduction to the post doctoral program of SJTU School of Foreign Languages please see:



Prof. Wang Zhenhua

Tel: +86-21-34205735

Add: Office 503, School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, China