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Notice of Open Recruitment of Executive Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Updated :08,22,2017

Geology in China (English) is a general academic periodical founded by China Geological Survey (CGS) and run by Geoscience Documentation Center, CGS. It is aimed at publicizing China's major achievements in geological survey, building an international information exchange platform for achievements in geosciences and steering the development of geological technologies. Its objective is to build a domestically authoritative and internationally renowned periodical. Its primary missions involve highlighting major scientific issues in geological survey field of China, publicizing major achievements and work progress in the geological survey industry, introducing new theories, discoveries, technologies and methods of geological surveys, and reporting geological science & technology events in China. Given its pursuits, the periodical is an important carrier for publicizing China's geological survey results and projecting China's frontier issues in geological survey. 

Due to work needs, we are recruiting an executive deputy editor-in-chief for Geology in China (English) from both home and abroad. 

(I) Requirements: 

1. Good communicative ability and teamwork spirit; 

2. Professional geological background; 

3. Holding a PhD degree and serving as a professor at domestic or overseas universities; 

4. Having served as an editor-in-chief or a deputy editor-in-chief for international geological journals and having rich editing experiences; 

5. Having published many SCI articles, assumed leading positions in international academic organizations and maintained extensive contacts with industry experts and peers; 

6. Having a deep knowledge of international science & technology journal databases and the journal publishing industry; 

7. No less than 9 months working hours in principle in China.. 

(II) Assessment Targets 

1. 1st Year: Inclusion in domestic databases, such as Wanfang, Tongfang and Vip. 

2. 2ndYear: Inclusion in foreign databases, such as Georef, Cambridge, the Netherlands and Russia. 

3. 3rd-4th Year: Inclusion in EI. 

4. 5th Year: Inclusion in SCI. 

(III) Remuneration and Benefits  

1. The recruited will enjoy the remuneration package in accordance with the “High-level Talents of Urgent Need” policy of Geoscience Documentation Center of CGS and be paid an annual salary of RMB 800,000 (pre-tax, the same below) in 12 months. If the annual assessment is in the excellent level, an additional 20% will be added to the annual salary; If in the qualified level, the original annual salary will be paid; But if in the unqualified level, there will be a deduction of 20% (It will be deducted from the next year's salary). 

2. A free three-bedroom apartment during employment. 

3. We will pay a variety of social insurance according to the relevant provisions of China (or purchasing commercial insurance with equivalent annual premiums to the amount of social insurance premiums for the recruited staff)  

(IV) Recruitment Procedures 

(i) Release of Recruitment Information: Releasing recruitment information on the websites of both CGS and Geoscience Documentation Center of CGS. 

(ii) Application and Qualification Checks: 

1. Application Time: September 1 to September 20, 2017. 

2. Application: Completing the Application Form for Geoscience Documentation Center, China Geological Survey, compressing the form and related proof materials, and sending them to Contact: Huang Yuqun Tel: 010-66554866 

3. Qualification Checks: Screening the received Application Forms and proof materials, and conducting examination qualification. Only qualified ones appear for interviews. 

4. Certification Materials: Involving the identity certificates, diplomas, proof of university professor appointment, proof of serving international geological journals, proof of publishing papers on SCI, proof of serving international academic organizations, as well as other documents and certificates assumed to be useful. All documents are to be presented in scanned copies for application and in originals for the interview. The certification materials provided by the applicants must be authentic and reliable. 

(iii) Interview: The time and place of the interview is subject to a further notice.  

(iv) Physical Examination and Investigation: Determining the list of applicants for the physical examination and investigation based on the interview results. 

1. Physical Examination: Applicants to take the physical examination shall go to the hospital designated by Geoscience Documentation Center of CGS for medical examination with identity cards. 

2. Investigation: Geoscience Documentation Center of CGS shall investigate all applicants qualified through the physical examination and review their qualifications according to application requirements. 

3. All applicants not qualified through the physical examination or investigation shall be replaced on the basis of their interview results.  

(V) Recruitment 

The employee shall be determined on the basis of the results of the interview, investigation and physical examination, and be made public in five days. If publicity results do not affect recruitment, recruitment formalities shall be gone through in accordance with relevant regulations. 

(VI) Others 

The recruitment will remain valid for five years under the employment contract system. After the employee serves for three years, a third-party expert will be invited for mid-term evaluation. If the recruited fails to meet the assessment targets and is considered to have great difficulty in entering SCI in the coming two years, he or she will be dismissed. 

Appendix: Application Form for Geoscience Documentation Center of China Geological Survey