Chair Professor, Junior Faculty Positions at Frontier Institute of Science and Technology (FIST)

Frontier Institute of Science and Technology (FIST)
Xian, Shaanxi (CN)
Salary Negotiable
March 04 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Frontier Institute of Science and Technology (FIST), a 7-year old research institute at Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), has quickly grown into one of the best known multi-disciplinary research institutions in China. Its success owes to its high-quality faculty recruited from all over the world, together with a new system that maximizes the potential of each faculty member. FIST cordially invites applicants to fill new openings for 10 Chair Professor positions, and multiple junior faculty positions, covering a wide range of inter-connected fields including Physics, Mathematics and Information Science, Materials Science, Chemistry, Life Science, Medicine, and Applied Sciences, etc.

An eligible applicant for Chair Professor position should be an internationally renowned scientist with outstanding publication record, with the ability and will to build up a nationally and internationally competitive research center or lab.

An eligible junior faculty candidate should have a track-record for excellence in research and potential to become a leader of his/her field. Depending on the overall qualification, the applicant can be considered for professor, associate professor or lecturer.

Successful candidates will be provided with a competitive salary and significant start-up fund, appropriate lab space, together with other benefits. More details and information can be found from this link:

Applicants need to provide the required materials below and send them to

1. Interested individuals should set up their free ResearcherID webpage on And send your ResearcherID citation information along with a cover letter, CV, and a list of 10 representative publications

2. one future research plan

3. one instrument and budget plan

4. at least two recommendation letters sent from the references directly to

Please send above all to Dr. Xiangli Meng, Frontier Institute of Science and Technology (FIST), Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2 West building, 99 Yanxiang Road, Yanta District, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, P.R.China, 710054. Tel. / Fax: +86 2983395131, email: XJTU is an AA / EOE employer.