Northeast Normal University (NENU) is staffed with diligent and creative faculty members of 1, 547 full-time teachers in total, including 487 professors, 593 associate professors, 298 doctoral supervisors on regular payroll, 6 honorary professors, 99 senior professors, 28 guest professors and 13 emeritus professors, as well as a large number of foreign professors teaching and lecturing in the university.
A batch of experts and scholars famous at home and abroad gather in NENU. Among them, there are academicians of the Third World Academy of Sciences, dual-appointed academicians and members of Discipline Evaluation Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council (13); 8 members of “Thousand Talents Program”, 6 distinguished professors of “Chang Jiang Scholars Program”, 4 visiting professors of “Chang Jiang Scholars Program”, 2 recipients of the National Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, and 3 winners of National Young & Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contributions.
In recent years, NENU has actively explored and reformed the talents training mode in accordance with the goal positioning of talents training. In order to implement the strategy of “Strengthening NENU through Talents”, some measures are taken to stabilize, attract and train a batch of strategic scientists and young academic talents advanced at state level. NENU has actively introduced talents of higher level on one hand, and has focused on the in-service teachers training on the other hand, which promotes the teachers’ foreign exchanges, domestic visiting study and further academic study, thereby, the number of teachers for government funded overseas study has increased year by year, and the teachers’ academic level has been improved steadily.