Located in the eastern part of Nanjing, Nanjing Forestry University is a comprehensive university jointly managed by the Education Department of Jiangsu Province and the Central University for Nationalities, and is now listed as one of the top universities in China by the Double First Class Initiative for Chinese Universities and Disciplines.
NJFU is seeking top scholars and talents around the world to empower NJFU into a first-class international university with its own distinctive features. NJFU will provide the preferential policies and benefits for those selected as top and leading Metasequoia Scholars and Metasequoia Talents. You are warmly welcome to join us for a better future of Nanjing Forestry University.
High-level talents requirements and benefits
- Metasequoia Scholar
Category A: Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, internationally leading scholars and scientists who serve in the world prestigious universities and scientific research institutes, or those who are equivalent to the above-mentioned top scholars.
Category B: Winners from National Key Talents Programs, National Famous Teachers, Grantees of Distinguished Young Scientists Foundation of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Professors of overseas prestigious universities, or those who are equivalent to the above-mentioned leading scholars.
Category C: Grantees of Outstanding Young Scientists Foundation of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Winners from National Key Talents Programs (the Youth), Associate Professors from overseas prestigious universities, or those who are equivalent to the above-mentioned prominent scholars.
Category D: Those who are selected by Provincial Key (Brand) Talents Programs, Assistant Professors of overseas prestigious universities, or those who are equivalent to the above-mentioned top-notch scholars.
Benefits: The Metasequoia Scholars will enjoy the annual salary system (by mutual agreement, pre-tax salary), and all round supports in a relocation allowance, house-purchasing subsidies, start-up funds for scientific research, laboratories and office(s), transition apartment , enrolment quotas for graduates and post-doctoral programs.
- Metasequoia Talents
Category E: Applicants should possess Ph.D. degree, and hold a professional position as Professor or those who are equivalent to professor level after being reviewed and evaluated by peer experts. The applicants for Metasequoia Talents should also be grantee of National Natural/Social Science Foundation projects as PI, or obtained scientific research achievement awards at provincial or ministerial-level (ranking the top 2 for the first prize, or the top 1 for the second prize), or obtained teaching achievement awards at provincial or ministerial-level (ranking the top 2 for the special prize, or top 1 for the first prize). The applicants are required to have published more than 8 professional academic papers in international or national core publications or at international conferences as the first author or as the only corresponding author of his/her own in recent 5 years, among which at least 2 papers have been published in authoritative journals or 1 paper in top journals at home and abroad. The number of papers can decrease appropriately for those who have had outstanding achievements in teaching and research or who are mostly-needed professional talents.
- Applicants should possess Ph.D. degrees, and hold a professional
position as Associate Professor. Applicants should also be grantee of National Natural/Social Science Foundation projects as PI. Applicants are required to have published more than 6 professional academic papers in international or national-level core publications or at the international conferences as the first author in recent 5 years, among which at least 2 papers have been published in authoritative journals at home and abroad.
- Applicants should possess Ph.D. degrees in foreign prestigious
universities or institutions or have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in undertaking post-doctoral research overseas. After being reviewed and evaluated by peer experts, applicants should reach Associate Professor level. Applicants are required to have more than 6 professional academic papers published in international and national-level core publications or at international conferences as the first author in recent 3 years, among which at least 1 paper has been published in the top journals and 1 in the authoritative journals at home and abroad. Applicants with grant of 1 National Natural Science Foundation project will be required to have more than 4 professional academic papers published in international and national-level core publications or at international conferences as the first author in recent 3 years, among which at least 2 papers have been published in the authoritative journals at home and abroad. The number of papers can decrease appropriately for those who have had outstanding achievements in teaching and research or who are mostly-needed professional talents.
Category G: As to the requirements for Lecturer, please refer to “Recruiting Notice of 2022 Nanjing Forestry University Teaching and Research Positions”, released by Human Resources Department of NFU at: https://renshi.njfu.edu.cn/
Benefits: In the duration of employment, Metasequoia Talents will enjoy the salary, welfare package and living conditions commensurate to their positions, according to the relevant national provisions. The university will also offer all round support for Metasequoia Talents with an appropriate relocation allowance, house-purchasing subsidies, startup funds for scientific research and transition apartment as well.
Full-time foreign teachers applying for the corresponding Categories of Metasequoia Scholars and Metasequoia Talents, will be employed according to the employment system, and they will enjoy the annual salary system (including the personal payouts of social insurances in medical insurance, work injury, pension, maternity, unemployment, but excluding spouse and child/children's insurance). According to the length of the employment period, the university will provide the corresponding annual salary and research startup funds. The specific requirements and welfare package are negotiable.
Disciplines Open and Contacts
Category F and above College of Forestry
Disciplines: Tree Genetics and Breeding, Silviculture, Forest Management, Forest Protection, Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control, Wildlife Protection, Agricultural Resources and Environment, Horticulture, Pratacultural Science.
Contact: Wang Guibin
College of Materials Science and Engineering
Disciplines: Forestry Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics.
Contact: Mei Changtong
College of Chemical Engineering
D Disciplines: Chemcial Engineering and Technology, Forestry Engineering , Biological Science and Technology, Chemistry, etc.
Contact: Xu Yong
College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering
Disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Control Science and Engineering
Contact: Ma Chenbo
Tel: 86-25-85427778 (Office)
College of Civil Engineering
Disciplines: Forestry Engineering, Civil Engineering, Municipal Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Management Science and Engineering, Surveying and Mapping Science and Technology
Contact: Wei Yang
Tel: 86-25-85427768 (Office)
College of Economics and Management
Disciplines: Forest Economics, Agricultural Economics, Ecological Economics, Economics of Climate Change, Resource and Environmental Economics, Theoretical Economics, Applied Economics, Econometrics, Management Science and Engineering, Business Administration .
Contact: Professor Hongqiang Yang
Tel: 86-25-85427372 (Office)
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Disciplines: Chinese Literature, Public Management, Business Administration, Sociology, Journalism and Communication, Drama and Films, Design, Library Information and Archives Management
Contact: Wei Xin
Tel: 86-25-68224979 (Office)，18951692727 (Tell)
College of Information Science and Technology
Disciplines: Computer Science and Technology, Software Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
Contact: Jiang Ling
Tel: 86-25-85427692 (Office)
College of Landscape Architecture
Disciplines: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban and Rural Planning
Contact: Tian Runan
College of Science
Disciplines: Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering .
Contact: Luo Zhenyang
School of Foreign Studies
Disciplines: Foreign Languages and Literatures（English Language and Literature）
Contact: Chen Liping
College of Art Design
Disciplines: Design, Art theory
Contact: Zhu Zunling
College of Furnishings and Industrial Design
Disciplines: Forestry Engineering , Design .
Contact: Xu Wei
College of Light Industry and Food Science
Disciplines: Light Industry Technology and Engineering, Food Science and Engineering
Contact: Jin Yongcan
College of Automobile and Traffic Engineering
Disciplines: Transportation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
Contact: Ma Jianxiao
Tel: 86-25-85427652(Office), 13951035187(Tell)
College of Biology and Environment
Disciplines: Environmental Science and Engineering, Ecology, Biology
Contact: Mao Lingfeng
Tel: 86-25-85427086 (Office), 13913962937 (Tell)
School of Marxism
Disciplines: Theory of Marxism, Law
Contact: Sun Jianhua
Bamboo Research Institute
Disciplines: Forestry, Microbiology: Bamboo Forest Ecosystem and Bamboo waste Fermentation
Contact: Liu Guohua
Tel: 13851767390 (Tell)
National-Provincial Joint Engineering Research Center of Biomaterials
Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Mechanics, Forestry Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Instrument Science and Technology, Composite Materials
Contact: Huang Dongsheng
Tel: 13951683792 (Tell)
Please refer to "Recruiting Notice of Nanjing Forestry University Teaching and Research Positions", released by Human Resources Department of NFU at https://renshi.njfu.edu.cn/
Materials for Application
Applicants are required to submit the following materials:
2. Education, Degree Certificate and Certificate of current Employment；
3. An assembled research results in recent 5 years: representative academic papers, academic works, patents and so on; Certificates of Citation and Retrieval by SCI and EI and so on；
4. Certificates of Research Programs/Projects and Awards；
5. Work Plan and Goals upon Post-employment；
6. Other materials needed for submission.
Address: Human Resource Department 159 Longpan Road, Xuanwu Districit, Nanjing, Jiangsu.
Post Code: 210037