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[Met-jobs] 8-10 faculty positions, Nanjing

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:43 +0000

The School of Geography Science at the Nanjing Normal University is seeking 
outstanding applicants to fill 8-10 faculty positions at the ranks of associate 
professors or full professors with a specialty in one of the following areas:

  1.  Geographic Information System (GIS)
  2.  Climatology and Paleoclimatology
  3.  Physical geography and human geography
  4.  Physical oceangraphy
  5.  Environmental Sciences

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to

  1.  develop and maintain an externally-funded and extraordinary research 
program;
  2.  contribute to undergraduate and graduate curricula, and mentor graduate 
and undergraduate students
  3.  participate in research development with internal and external 
collaborators across disciplines
  4.  communicate research results through publication in peer-reviewed 
journals and presentations at scientific meetings.

Requirements
The applicants must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline by the date of 
the appointment.
The applicants must provide evidence of independent research capabilities, the 
ability to develop and sustain high-quality research program, and the ability 
to secure external funding.
Competitive startup packages will be offered to successful candidates, 
including relocation fee, startup research funding, and annual salary 
commensurate with position and qualifications.  The school will also provide an 
excellent benefit package, such as health insurances, housing, and convenience 
of elementary school educations.
The School of Geography Science at Nanjing Normal University is a worldwide 
famous geography program, and is ranked among the top 3 in China.  The school 
consists of 8 departments, 189 faculty members, 13 master degree programs and 7 
doctoral degree programs.  Now, the total funding at the school is over ¥100 
million. The school also includes several key laboratories, such as Key 
Laboratory of Virtual Geographic Environment of Ministry of Education and 
Jiangsu Center for Collaborative Innovation in Geographical Information 
Resource Development and Application.  The faculties, research associates, and 
students at the school are conducting cutting edge research in numerous areas 
of geography science, with several papers published on top journals Science and 
Nature in recent years.

To Apply
Applicants should send the required documents:

  1.  CV including publication lists
  2.  Research and teaching statements
  3.  A list of at least three references
to:
Ms. Xia Chen (09156@njnu.edu.cn<mailto:09156@njnu.edu.cn>) and cc to 
tanguoan@njnu.edu.cn<mailto:tanguoan@njnu.edu.cn>.
For more information, please contact Dr. Guoan Tang, Dean of the School of 
Geography Science, at tanguoan@njnu.edu.cn<mailto:tanguoan@njnu.edu.cn> and 
+86-025-85891826.

Consideration of candidates will continue until the positions are filled.  
Nanjing Normal University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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