NUIST Ninth Global Recruitment

Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST) enjoys the reputation of “China's cradle of meteorological talents”. It was established in 1960 as Nanjing Institute of Meteorology. In 1978, it was designated as one of the key universities of China by the State Council. In 1993, NUIST was approved to award doctor’s degrees. In 2004, it changed to its current name and has since been a national-level key university supported by a trilateral sponsorship between the Jiangsu Provincial Government, the Ministry of Education of China, and the China Meteorological Administration (CMA), as well as a bilateral sponsorship between the Jiangsu Provincial Government and the State Oceanic Administration.

The Major of Meteorology at NUIST has been designated a national key discipline, and its Atmospheric Science was ranked No. 1 in a national evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education of China in 2012 and enjoys global influences. Our Geosciences and Engineering disciplines are among top 1% by international ESI ranking. We will provide you with an optimum research and academic ecosystem encompassing a wide range of basic sciences that focuses on atmospheric sciences but also emphasizes information, marine, environmental, and management sciences.

During the 13th Five-Year Plan period, NUIST will make greater efforts to recruit more talents in order to establish an even stronger faculty team. We has now started our ninth global recruitment event and we warmly welcome all the talents from China and abroad. We will provide competitive salaries, a wide range of University benefits, and great career development potentials.

1. Positions and disciplines

Ten Research Platforms, including Geoscience System Simulation Center, Data Assimilation Research and Application Center, Yale-NUIST Atmospheric Environment Center, Photoelectricity Institute, China Manufacturing Industry Development Institute, Management Science and Engineering Institute, Climate Change and Public Policy Institute, Climate and Environment Protection Institute, Research Base of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics Theory System and Science, and Technology History Institute, and 17 Schools at NUIST are looking for 200 high-level talents from around the globe.

We will sponsor the recruited talents to apply for various programs such as Recruitment Program of Global Talents, Chang Jiang Scholars Program, Jiangsu Distinguished Professor Program, and Jiangsu Innovative and Entrepreneurial Talent Program. We welcome talent teams and will provide all needed support for such teams.

We warmly welcome applications of the following disciplines: Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment, Applied Meteorology, Hydrometeorology, Marine Science, Information and Telecommunication Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Computer Science and Technology, Software Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Equipment Science and Technology, Remote Sensing and Mapping Science, Environmental Science and Engineering, mathematics, Statistics, Optical Engineering, Physics, Material Science and Engineering, Economics, Management Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration, Marxism Theory, Foreign Language and Culture, Science and Technology History, Art and Design. Detailed positions are listed in Appendix 1.

Time to apply: January – August 2017. NUIST is open to talents all the year around.

2. Requirements, Salaries, and Benefits

NUIST welcomes applicants with good personality, outstanding academic attainments, and scholar integrity. We are currently recruiting talents on the following levels:

Level 1

We welcome Academicians from Chinese Academy of Sciences or Chinese Academy of Engineering, Academicians from the National Academy of Sciences or Engineering from developed countries such as US, UK, Canada, and Australia, laureates of world famous awards such as Nobel Prize, Turing Award, and Field Medal, world famous scholars working at top universities or research institutions, and talents of similar qualifications to apply at this level.

Salaries and benefits: full-time annual salary of no less than 1 million RMB; NUIST will provide highly favorable policies in salary, housing and relocation subsidies, start-up research fund, arrangements of spouse and children, administrative secretary and research assistant(s). Please contact us for details.

Level 2

Awardees of the Program for Innovative Talents of the National “Thousand Talents Plan (long-term program)”, National “Ten Thousand Talent Project” outstanding and leading talents, and the Distinguished Professors of the “Chang Jiang Scholars Program” Awards Plan of the Ministry of Education, winners of the National Science Fund for “Distinguished Young Scholars”, leaders of NSFC Innovative Research Group, chief scientist of major National R&D Plan, leading researchers of the 2nd Prize Project of the National Natural Science Award/1st Prize Project of the State Technical Invention Award/1st Prize Project of the National Sci-Tech Advance Award, professors from renowned overseas universities, the First Level awardees of Jiangsu Province “333 High-level Personnel Training Project” or outstanding talents of similar qualifications are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be no more than 55 years old.

Salaries and benefits: full-time annual salary of no less than 800,000 RMB; housing and relocation subsidies of 1.5 million to 3 million RMB; depending on specific conditions, NUIST will also provide research start-up funds, assist in organizing research teams, and offer administrative secretary and research assistant(s). A temporary accommodation will be provided, and an intramural Talent Apartment is available for purchase (at a favorable price of less than 5,000 RMB/m2). Please contact us for details.

Level 3

Awardees of National “Youth Thousand Talents Plan”, “Chang Jiang Scholars Awards Plan”, “Young Chang Jiang Scholars”, “Youth Top-notch Talent Program” of Central Organization Department, winners of National “Outstanding Youth Science Fund”, or Associate Professors from renowned overseas universities or talents of similar qualifications are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be no more than 40 years old.

Salaries and benefits: full-time annual salary of no less than 400,000 RMB (no less than 450,000 RMB for National Youth Thousand Talents and no less than 600,000 RMB for National Outstanding Youth); housing subsidy of 0.6 million to 1.2 million RMB; depending on specific conditions, NUIST will also provide research start-up funds, assist in organizing research teams, and offer research assistant(s). A temporary accommodation will be provided, and an intramural Talent Apartment is open for purchase application (favorable price of less than 5,000 RMB/m2). Please contact us for details.

Level 4

Outstanding Ph.D.’s (post-doctors), professors/associate professors with doctor’s degrees are encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in Ph.D.’s (post-doctors) from renowned overseas universities or Ph.D.’s (post-doctors) with at least one year’s overseas training or research experience. Applicants should be no older than 35 years old.

Salaries and benefits: salary will be provided according to relevant national and Jiangsu provincial standards. Bonus will refer to the standard of Professors or Associate Professor at NUIST; housing subsidy of 0.2 million to 0.5 million RMB; a temporary accommodation or rent allowance of 600-1000 RMB per month (for 2 years) will be provided. Depending on specific conditions, NUIST will provide research start-up funds of 100-500 thousand for recruited talents of natural sciences and 50-300 thousand RMB for those in the fields of humanities and social sciences. For recruited talents with outstanding qualifications, salaries and subsidies are negotiable, and NUIST will provide an extra “Changwang Allowance” of 50,000-150,000 RMB and higher relocation expenses and start-up funds.

Those who are selected by the National “Youth Thousand Talents Plan”, National “Outstanding Youth” and other above-mentioned national talent recruiting programs after joining NUIST will be offered the corresponding annual salaries from the month after the selections. After three years of employment at NUIST, recruited talents will be eligible for “NUIST Changwang Scholars Plan” (Level A, B, C) and the winners can be provided with corresponding “Changwang Allowance”.

3. Contact Information

Applicants should fill in the Application Form and mail to relevant Schools (Centers) or Human Resource Department. Please refer to the Application Form and contact information of the Schools (Centers) in Appendices 1 and 2.

Human Resource Department (High-end Expert Liaison Office) of NUIST

Contact Person: Mr. Ji   

Office Tel: +86-25-58731317

Email: jisai@nuist.edu.cn

Contact Person: Mr. Xu

Office Tel: +86-25-58731143

Email: zp@nuist.edu.cn

Address: Human Resources Department, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, 219 Ningliu Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China

Postal Code: 210044

Please check http://www.nuist.edu.cn for more recruitment information.

Appendix 1: List of Positions.doc

Appendix 2: Application Form.doc

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