The Center actively recruits distinguished scholars from inside and outside of China to the Center's faculty, and seek the up and coming young research scholars to work in the academic disciplines the Center is currently focused on:
* Condensed matter physics
* Cold atom physics
* Theoretical Computer Science
* Theoretical Biology
The Center has also been actively recruiting suitable academics in the area of pure mathematics. Other appropriate areas of study will be considered at opportune times as the Center evolves. Innovative and cross-disciplinary research efforts, especially those that might pave pathways leading to new scientific and technological developments, are strongly encouraged.