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Nanjing Forestry University is globally seeking Metasequoia Scholars and Metasequoia Talents

Employer
Nanjing Forestry University (NFU)
Location
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Discipline
Earth Science, Environmental Science
Job Type
Faculty Member, Lecturer, Professor, Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Academia

 

Located next to Purple Mountain and Xuanwu Lake, Nanjing Forestry University (NJFU) is a key provincial university jointly built by Jiangsu Province, the Ministry of Education and the State Forestry and Grassland Administration. It is also included in  national "Double First-Class" Initiative, and A-class Initiative under Jiangsu High-level University Construction Summit Plan.

Aiming at serving the construction of national ecological civilization, NJFU takes Forestry as its distinctive feature and develops coordinately multi- disciplines including science, engineering, agriculture, literature, management, economics, law and arts. NJFU has 21 Colleges, 8 Centers for Postdoctoral Researchers, offering Ph.D. programs in 8 first-class disciplines, master degree programs in 26 first-class disciplines and professional master degree programs in 19 disciplines. There are 1 national "Double First-Class" construction discipline of Forestry Engineering, 6 national key disciplines of Forestry Engineering, Ecology, Forest Genetic Breeding, Forest Chemical Processing Engineering, Wood Science and Technology, and Forest Protection, 13 key disciplines of State Forestry and Grassland Administration. There are also 4 advantaged disciplines and 10 key disciplines at provincial level.

NJFU has basically set Forestry Engineering, Forestry, Landscape Architecture as peak disciplines, and Ecology, Agriculture and Forestry Economic Management, Design, Biology, Mechanical Engineering, Civil engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering as highland disciplines to form an coordinated ecological civilization discipline system featured by Forestry. The university has also built more than 50 innovation platforms at national and provincial level, including "National Key Laboratory of Forest Tree Genetic Breeding", "National Engineering Research Center for Low Carbon and Efficient Utilization of Forest Biomass", "National-Provincial Joint Engineering Research Center of Biomass Materials for Packaging of Electromechanical Products", "Provincial -Ministry Co-operative Innovation Center for Southern Modern Forestry ", and Essential Science Indicators (ESI) ranks 7 disciplines including Engineering, Plant and Animal Science, Agricultural Science, Material Science, Chemistry, Environmental Ecology and Biology and Biochemistry in Global Top 1%.

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 and will surely build a platform for them to give their full play and to realize their personal values. You are warmly welcome to join us for a better future of Nanjing Forestry University.

 

Position Summary, Required Qualifications and Benefits

I. Positions and qualifications

1. Metasequoia Scholars

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, generally with the age under 55.

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, generally with the age under 45.

Category D: Those who are selected by Provincial Key (Brand) Talents Programs (such as Jiangsu Specially-appointed Professors, Grantees of Distinguished Young Scientists Foundation of Jiangsu Province Natural Science Foundation), Assistant Professors of overseas prestigious universities, or those who are equivalent to the above-mentioned top-notch scholars, generally with the age under 40.

 

2. Metasequoia Talents

Category E: Applicants should possess Ph.D. degree, and hold a  professional position as Professor with the age under 45, or those who are equivalent to professor level after being reviewed and evaluated by peer experts (the age for a professor in Humanities and Social Sciences can be raised to 50). In recent 5 years, the applicants for Metasequoia Talents should also be grantee of National Natural/Social Science Foundation projects as PI, or obtained national scientific research achievement awards/teaching achievement awards of second prize and above (certificate required), 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 high-level journal as the first author or independently in recent 5 years, among which at least 2 papers have been published in 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. Overseas talents are not restricted by requirements for project fund or teaching/research award.

 

Category F:

  1.  Applicants should possess Ph.D. degrees, and hold a  professional position as Associate Professor with the age under 40. Applicants should also be grantee of National Natural/Social Science Foundation projects as PI, or obtained national scientific research achievement awards/teaching achievement awards of second prize and above (certificate required), or obtained scientific research achievement awards at provincial or ministerial-level (ranking the top 7 for the first prize, or the top 5 for the second prize, or the top 3 for t he third prize), or obtained teaching achievement awards at provincial or ministerial-level (ranking the top 7 for the special prize, or top 5 for the first prize, or the top 3 for the second prize). Applicants are required to have published more than 5 professional academic papers in international or national high-level journals or at the international conferences as the first author or independently in recent 5 years, among which at least 2 papers have been published in authoritative journals at home and abroad.
  2. Applicants under age 35 should possess Ph.D. degrees in prestigious universities or institutions or have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in undertaking post-doctoral research. After being reviewed and evaluated by peer experts, applicants should reach Associate Professor level. Applicants are required to have more than 5 professional academic papers published in international and national-level high level journals as the first author or independently in recent 4 years, among which at least 1 paper has been published in the authoritative journals at home and abroad. Applicants with post doctor experience in China should be grantee of national Natural/Social Science Foundation projects as PI, or grantee of provincial/ministerial Foundation projects (at least 2) as PI. 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. Overseas talents are not restricted by requirements for project fund.

 

General Faculty:

As to the requirements for Lecturer, please refer to Recruiting Notice on Teaching and Research Positions , released by Human Resources Department of NJFU at: https://renshi.njfu.edu.cn/

II. Compensation and Benefits

1. Metasequoia Scholars

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.

Category A: The annual salary has lower limit of 1.1 million yuan, with a generous relocation allowance and startup funds for scientific research. According to the strategic development plan of the disciplines, the university will provide each Metasequoia scholar with good working conditions and living welfare, and will fully guarantee that every Metasequoia scholar has a comfortable working environment and a happy life on campus. The specific requirements and welfare package will be negotiated case by case.

Category B: The annual salary has lower limit of 900 thousand yuan, with a relocation allowance of 300 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 1.5 to 2.5 million yuan. The university will also provide startup funds of scientific research for a Natural Science scholar with 3 to 5 million yuan and for a Humanities & Social Science scholar with 1 to 2 million yuan. In addition to necessary working conditions for scientific research and office, the University will provide a research assistant(s) according to the actual needs of each scholar.

Category C: The annual salary has lower limit of 700 thousand yuan, with a relocation allowance of 200 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 1 to 1.6 million yuan. The university will provide initiative funds of scientific research for a Natural Science scholar with 1 to 2 million yuan and for a Humanities & Social Science scholar with 500 thousand to 1 million yuan. The university will also provide necessary conditions for scientific research and office(s) for each scholar.

Category D: The annual salary has lower limit of 350 thousand yuan, with a relocation allowance of 200 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 700 thousand to 1 million yuan . The university will provide startup funds of scientific research, for a Natural Science scholar with 800 thousand to 1 million yuan and for a Humanities & Social Science scholar with 400 to 500 thousand yuan. The university will also provide necessary conditions for scientific research and office(s) for each scholar.

2. Metasequoia Talents

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.

Category E: The university will provide each Metasequoia Talent with a relocation of 100 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 600 thousand to 1 million yuan, startup funds of scientific research for a Natural Science talent with 400 to 500 thousand yuan and for a Humanities & Social Science talent with 200 to 300 thousand yuan. The university will also assist to manage all issues relating to spouse's work of each Metasequoia Talent and schooling for any accompanying child or children.

Category F: The university will provide each Metasequoia Talent with a relocation of 100 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 300-600 thousand yuan, startup funds of scientific research for a Natural Science talent with 200 to 300 thousand yuan and for a Humanities & Social Science talent with 100 to 150 thousand yuan.

 

3. General Faculty

The university will provide house-purchasing subsidies of 300 thousand maximum, startup funds of scientific research for  a Natural Science lecturer with 150 thousand yuan maximum and for a Humanities & Social Science lecturer with 100 thousand yuan maximum.

4. Full-time Foreign Talents

Full time foreign talents 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

I. 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: Jiang Jiang

Email: jiangjiang@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85427291 (Office)

 

College of Materials Science and Engineering

Disciplines: Forestry Engineering (Wood Science and Technology, Timber Structural Engineering), Architecture, Materials Science and Engineering (Materials Physics and Chemistry, Materials Science, Materials Processing Engineering, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering), Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics (Renewable Energy, Energy and Power)

Contact: Xu Zhaoyang

Email: zhaoyangxu@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85427724(Office)

 

College of Chemical Engineering

Disciplines: Chemical Engineering and Technology (Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Biochemical Engineering, Biopharmacy), Forestry Engineering (Chemical Processing Engineering of Forest Products, Biomass Energy Science and Technology), Biology (Biochemistry, Synthetic Biology), Chemistry (Organic Chemistry, Chemical Total Synthesis)  

Contact: Huang Chaobo

Email: Chaobo.HUANG@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 025-85427649(Office)

 

College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering 

Disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Control Science and Engineering

Contact: Ma Chenbo

Email: machenbo@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85427778 (Office)

 

College of Civil Engineering  

Disciplines: Forestry Engineering (Forest Engineering, Forest Road Engineering, Civil engineering and Environment), Civil Engineering, Municipal Engineering, Transportation Engineering (Road and Railway Engineering), Management Science and Engineering (Engineering Management), Surveying and Mapping Science and Technology

Contact: Wei Yang

Email: wy78@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85427768 (Office)

 

College of Economics and Management

Disciplines: Agricultural and Forestry Economic Management, Management Science and Engineering, Applied Economics, Business Administration (Accounting, Tourism Management etc.)

Contact: Yang Hongqiang

Email: yhqnfu@aliyun.com

Tel: 86-25-85427372 (Office), 18913960369

 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Disciplines: Chinese Literature (Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature, Comparative Literature, Network Literature), Education (Chinese International Education), Sociology (Rural Sociology, Network Sociology), Public Management (Administrative Management, Social Security), Business Administration (Advertising Management, Media Economy, Advertising Marketing), Journalism and Communication, Drama and Films, Design (Graphic Design and Advertising, Network and New Media Design), Library Information and Archives Management (Information Science, Public Opinion Analysis, Big Data Processing), History (History of Agriculture, History of Forestry, History of Science and Technology)

Contact: Chen Xiangyu

Email: chenxiangyu@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-68224996 (Office), 18951692785(cell)

 

College of Information Science and Technology

Disciplines: Computer Science and Technology, Software Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, PHD in Electronic Information

Contact: Jiang Ling

Email: jiangling@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85427692 (Office)

 

College of Landscape Architecture

Disciplines: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Landscape Plants and Ornamental Horticulture, Urban and Rural Planning

Contact: Qiu Bing

Email: qiubing@126.com

Tel: 86-25-85485066 (Office)

 

College of Science

Disciplines: Mathematics, Statistics, Physics (Theoretical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Electromagnetism), Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry and Physics), Materials Science and Engineering (Materials Physics and Chemistry, Materials Processing Engineering, Materials Science).

Contact: Peng Hongjun

Email:penghj@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85427080(Office)

 

School of Foreign Studies

Disciplines: Foreign Languages and Literatures(English Language and Literature)

Contact: Chen Liping

Email: chenliping@njnu.edu.cn

Tel: 13951832256(Cell)

 

College of Art Design

Disciplines: Design, Art theory

Contact: Zhu Zunling

Email: zhuzunling@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 13002509011(Cell)

 

College of Furnishings and Industrial Design

Disciplines: Forestry Engineering (Furniture Design and Engineering, Wood Science and Technology: Furniture), Design (Industrial Product Design and Theory, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, Product Design).

Contact: Xu Wei

Email: xuwei@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85427459(Office),13851891798(Cell)

 

College of Light Industry and Food Science

Disciplines: Light Industry Technology and Engineering, Food Science and Engineering

Contact: Wang Zhiguo

Email: wzg@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85428697(Office)

 

College of Automobile and Traffic Engineering

Disciplines: Transportation Engineering (Traffic Information Engineering and Control, Transportation Planning and Management, Vehicle Operation Engineering), Mechanical Engineering (Vehicle Engineering).

Contact: Xu Xiaomei

Email:xxm120480@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-85427309(Office), 13951766381(Cell)

 

College of Biology and Environment

Disciplines: Ecology, Biology(Zoology, Botany, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, Cell Biology etc. )Environmental Science and Engineering

Contact: Mao Lingfeng

Email: maolingfeng2008@163.com

Tel: 86-25-85427086 (Office), 13913962937 (cell)

 

School of Marxism

Disciplines: Theory of Marxism, Chinese Communist Party History and Party Building, Political Science

Contact: Sun Jianhua

Email: 1419947132@qq.com

Tel:  15951920166(Cell)

 

Bamboo Research Institute

Disciplines: Forestry (Silviculture, Forest Management: Bamboo Forest Ecosystem Management), Biology (Botanical Classification: Bamboo Taxonomy, Bamboo Forest Ecosystem and Microbiology of Bamboo Waste Fermentation).

Contact: Liu Guohua

Email: ghliu@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 13851767390 (Cell)

 

National-Provincial Joint Engineering Research Center of Biomaterials

Disciplines: Mechanical Engineering (Control, Non-Destructive Testing), Control Science and Engineering (Artificial Intelligence, Software), Forestry Engineering (Low-Carbon Utilization), Mechanics (Engineering Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics), Composite Materials (Nanomaterials and Applied Technology), Software Engineering (Internet of Things, Big Data), Management Science and Engineering (Standardization), Instrument Science and Technology (Experimental Technology)

Contact: Li Zhong

Email: lirobiot@njfu.edu.cn

Tel: 13505161390(cell)

 

HR Contacts:

1.Category F and above:

Contact:Ms. Qian, Tel: 86-25-85427420, Email: grb@njfu.edu.cn ;

2.General Faculty:

Contact:Mr. Zhu, Tel: 86-25-85427294, Email: rs@njfu.edu.cn

3. Full-time Foreign Talents:

Contact:Ms. Ji, Tel: 86-25-85428356, Email: jxx@njfu.edu.cn.

 

Application via e-mail shall be submitted to corresponding contact person from college with HR department carbon copied. 

Address: Human Resource Department 159 Longpan Road, Xuanwu Districit, Nanjing, Jiangsu.

Post Code: 210037

 

 

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