Nanjing Forestry University (NFU)

Nanjing Forestry University is globally seeking Metasequoia Scholars and Metasequoia Talents

Nanjing Forestry University (NFU)

Nanjing, China

Nanjing Forestry University (NFU) was founded in 1902 with the merger of the Forest Departments of Central University and of Jinling University. Located in the east of Nanjing, at the foot of beautiful Purple Mountain and east of Xuanwu Lake, NFU is a comprehensive university administered directly by Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education together with the Central Government. NFU has now been listed as one of the nation’s top universities by China’s Double First-class Initiative in Universities and Disciplines and is jointly built by Ministry of Education of China and Jiangsu People’s Government.

Taking Forestry as its special feature together with advantages in Resources, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, NFU has 22 Colleges, and 8 Centers for Postdoctoral Researchers. NFU offers Ph.D. programs in 8 first-class disciplines and 39 second-class disciplines; master degree programs in 22 first-class disciplines and 93 second-class disciplines as well as 27 professional degrees. Currently, there are 2 first-class national key disciplines of Forest Engineering and Ecology, 4 second-class national key disciplines of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Chemical Processing Engineering of Forest Products, Wood Science and Technology, Forest Protection; 1 provincial first-class national key nurturing discipline; 4 provincial university priority disciplines; 7 first-class key disciplines of National Forestry Administration; 2 second-class key nurturing disciplines of National Forestry Administration; 4 first-class provincial key disciplines; 2 first-class provincial key nurturing disciplines; 4 second-class provincial key disciplines. The numbers of national key disciplines rank among the best of universities in Jiangsu Province. NFU received 2 A+, and 1 A- through National Disciplines Assessment. The disciplines with A rank the top among the forestry universities in China and the top university in Jiangsu Province.

NFU is seeking top scholars and talents around the world to empower NFU into a first-class international university with its own distinctive features. NFU 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 tomorrow of Nanjing Forestry University.

Position Summary, Required Qualifications and Benefits

A. Position Summary

1.Metasequoia Scholars, Minimum Required Qualifications

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, Winners 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 below 55.

Category C: Winners 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 below 45.

Category D: Those who are selected for Provincial Key (Brand) Talents Programs (such as Jiangsu Specially-appointed Professors, Winners 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 below 40.

2.Metasequoia Talents, Minimum Required Qualifications

Category E: The applicants should possess Ph.D. degree, and be Professor, below the age of 45, or those who are equivalent to the above-mentioned talents after being reviewed and evaluated by peer experts (the age for a professor in Humanities and Social Sciences can be relaxed to 50). The applicants for Metasequoia Talents have presided over or are presiding over the National Natural Science Foundation projects, or the National Social Science Foundation Projects, or the National Arts Foundation Projects, or obtained the provincial or ministerial-level scientific research achievement awards (ranking the top 2 for the first prize, and the top 1 for the second prize), or obtained the provincial or ministerial-level teaching achievement awards (ranking the top 2 for the special prize, the top 1 for the first prize). The applicants are required to have published more than 8 professional academic papers in international and the state-level 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.

Category F:

(1)The applicants should possess Ph.D. degrees, and be Associate Professor, below the age of 40. The applicants for Metasequoia Talents have presided over or are presiding over the National Natural Science Foundation projects, or the National Social Science Foundation Projects, or the National Arts Foundation Projects. The applicants are required to have published more than 6 professional academic papers in international and the state-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.

(2)The applicants have earned their Ph.D. degrees in foreign prestigious universities or institutions or have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in undertaking post-doctoral research overseas, and are Associate Professor equivalent to the above-mentioned talents after being reviewed and evaluated by peer experts, with the age below 35. Each applicant is required to have more than 6 professional academic papers published in international and the state-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; or the applicant is presiding over 1 National Natural Science Foundation project, at the same time the applicant is required to have more than 4 professional academic papers published in international and the state-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.

B. Preferential Policies 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, initiative funds for scientific research, laboratories and office(s), transition houses, enrolment quotas for graduates and post-doctoral programs.

Category A: The annual salary is no lower than one million yuan, with a generous relocation allowance and initiative 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 are negotiable.

Category B: The annual salary is no lower than 800 thousand yuan, with a relocation of 300 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 1.5 to 2.5 million yuan. The university will also provide initiative 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 offices provided, the University will also provide a research assistant(s) according to the actual needs for each scholar.

Category C: The annual salary is no lower than 600 thousand yuan, with a relocation of 200 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 1 to 1.5 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 is no lower than 300 thousand yuan, with a relocation of 200 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 600 to 800 thousand yuan. The university will provide initiative 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 commensurate to their positions, welfare package and living conditions 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, initiative funds for scientific research and transition houses as well.

Category E: The university will provide each Metasequoia Talent with a relocation of 100 thousand yuan, and house-purchasing subsidies of 500 thousand to 1 million yuan, initiative 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 300-500 thousand yuan, initiative 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. Full-time foreigners 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 (the annual salary system includes the personal payouts of social insurances in medical insurance, work injury, pension, maternity, unemployment, but excludes spouse and child/children’s insurance). According to the length of the employment period, the university will provide the corresponding annual salary and research start-up funds. The specific requirements and welfare package are negotiable.

Disciplines Open and Contacts

1.Category F and above

College of Forestry
Disciplines: Forestry (Tree Genetics and Breeding, Silviculture, Forest Protection, Forest Management, Water and Soil Conservation and Desertification Control); Utilization of Agricultural Resources; Plant Protection; Horticulture; Pratacultural Science.
Contact: Guibin Wang
Email: gbwang@njfu.com.cn
Tel: 13770521738(Cell)

College of Materials Science and Engineering
Disciplines: Forestry Engineering (Wood Science and Technology, Forest Products Chemical Processing: Wood Adhesives or Wood-based Biocomposites), Materials Science and Engineering (Materials Physics and Chemistry, Materials Science); Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics (Thermal Power Engineering, New Energy Science and Engineering).
Contact: Changtong Mei
Email: mei@njfu.edu.cn
Tel: 025-85427724(Office)

College of Chemical Engineering
Disciplines: Chemical Processing Engineering of Forest Products, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Biopharmaceutical Engineering, Bio-chemical Engineering, Applied Chemistry.
Contact: Fei Wang
Email: hgwf@njfu.edu.cn
Tel: 025-85427649(Office)

College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering
Disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Control Science and Engineering (Detection Technology and Automatic Equipment, Control Theory and Control Engineering, Systems Engineering, Pattern Recognition and Intelligent System.
Contact: Ying Liu
Email: liuying@njfu.edu.cn
Tel: 025-85427778(Office)

College of Civil Engineering
Disciplines: Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering, Bridge and Tunnel Engineering, Municipal Engineering, Structural Engineering); Transportation Engineering (Road and Railway Engineering); Forestry Engineering (Forest Engineering, Water Environment Pollution and Control); Surveying and Mapping Science and Technology, Engineering Management
Contact: Libin Wang
Email: jhwlb@163.com
Tel: 025-85427768(Office)

College of Landscape Architecture
Disciplines: Urban and Rural Planning; Landscape Architecture; Landscape Plants and Horticulture
Contact: Runan Tian
Email:beike0607@aliyun.com
Tel:025-85427770(Office)

College of Science
Disciplines: Mathematics (Basic Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, Applied Mathematics); Physics (Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Physics, Electromagnetism, Optics); Chemistry(Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry and Physics); Materials Science and Engineering(Materials Physics and Chemistry, Materials Science, Materials Processing Engineering).
Contact: Zhenyang Luo
Email:luozhenyang@njfu.edu.cn
Tel: 025-85427080(Office)

College of Light Industry and Food Science
Disciplines: Light Industry Technology and Engineering (Pulp & Paper Engineering, Biomass Science and Engineering, Fermentation Engineering); Food Science and Engineering
Contact: Yongcan Jin
Email: jinyongcan@njfu.edu.cn
Tel: 025-85428569(Office)

College of Automobile and Traffic Engineering
Disciplines: Mechanical Engineering (Vehicle Engineering); Transportation Engineering (Traffic Information Engineering and Control, Transportation Planning and Management, Vehicle Operation Engineering, Logistics Engineering).
Contact: Jianxiao Ma
Email: majx@njfu.edu.cn
Tel: 025-85427652(Office),13951035187(Cell)

College of Biology and Environment
Disciplines: Biology (Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Developmental Biology Genetics, Cytobiology, Molecular Biology); Ecology (Forest Ecosystem Management, Animal Ecology, Theoretical Ecology, Molecular Ecology); Environmental Science and Engineering (Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering).
Contact: Honghua Ruan
Email: hhruan@njfu.edu.cn
Tel: 025-85427312(Office)

Bamboo Research Institute
Disciplines: Biology (Landscape Ecology or Community Ecology); Biology (Molecular Biology or Developmental Biology).
Contact: Xiaoping Wu
Email: jwu1@njfu.edu.cn
Tel: 13605160922(Cell)

Materials for Recruitment
A. For Category F or above, the following materials are required to submit:
1.Resume.
2.The Evaluation and Performance Appraisal Form of Nanjing Forestry University Recruitment Programs for Top Talents (which can be downloaded from the Website of Human Resources Department of Nanjing Forestry University.
3.Education, Degree Certificate and Certificate of Employment.
4.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.
5.Certificates for Research Programs/Projects and Awards.
6.Work Plan and Goals upon Post-employment.
7.Other materials needed for submission.

Application Time
January 2020 to December 2020.

Website for Recruitment

http://zhaopin.njfu.edu.cn/zpxx/gccrc/20200509/i151269.html.

Contact: High Talents Service Office of Human Resources Department
Contact: Ms.Qian Tel: 86-25-85420686 Email: grb@njfu.edu.cn
Foreign applicants please contact: Ms.Tang Tel: 86-25-85427310 Email: tzx@njfu.edu.cn.

All application materials should be sent directly to the mailbox designated by the College, and should also be copied to above email address designated by Human Resources Department of Nanjing Forestry University.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.