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[Met-jobs] Faculty Positions, School of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University (China) + AGU Booth and Reception

From Bowen Zhou <>
Date Thu, 10 Dec 2015 10:16:18 +0800




The School of Atmospheric Sciences at Nanjing University (NJU), China, is seeking outstanding applicants to fill 10 faculty positions at the ranks of associate and full professors, engaging in the research of meteorology, atmospheric physics, atmospheric chemistry, climate change, physical oceanography, and Earth system science. The position requires a Ph.D. degree in atmospheric sciences or a related discipline, and strong potentials for research and teaching. For an appointment at full professor level, the applicant must also show an excellent record of research and professional accomplishments, for which professional experience as faculty or equivalent research position at oversea institute is preferred. 

The successful candidate will be expected to 1) establish and maintain an externally funded, outstanding research team; and 2) commit to the school’s undergraduate and gradulate-level teaching and mentorship duties. A competitive startup package will be offered to the successful candidate, including an annual salary of no less than RMB 300K for full professor / 240K for associate professor, near-campus housing, housing allowance, medical insurance, and no less than RMB 1M startup research fund (See for details).

Atmospheric Sciences at Nanjing University

The School of Atmospheric Sciences at NJU ( established the earliest meteorology program in China, and has produced numerous scientific talents over the years. It is recognized both nationally and internationally for excellence in the education and research of atmospheric science, and is ranked among the top 3 of such programs nationally for many decades. The school consists of 52 faculty members, 21 research staff, over 400 undergraduate and over 200 graduate students. The school owns and operates an advanced weather observatory, a station for observing regional processes of the Earth system (monitoring land-surface processes, boundary layer physics, aerosols and atmospheric composition), a mobile C-Band Doppler radar, a satellite receiver, a high-performance computing center, and more than 20,000 m2 of office space. The campus is located in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, with a population over 8 million. It is recognized as one of the research and education centers in China.

Application Process

Application should include a cover letter, a full CV with a list of publications, a copy of five selected publications, a research and a teaching statement, a record of research funding and professional experiences, and contact information of at least three professional referees. The complete application should be submitted electronically, as a single PDF document, to: 

Mr. Huan Wang (, and cc to:

Review of applications will start on Jan 31 2016, and will continue until the positions are filled. For more information, please contact Prof. Xiu-Qun Yang, Head of the School, at +86-25-89687075 or

AGU Booth and Reception for Faculty Positions

The School of Atmospheric Sciences at NJU will be hosting a booth at Moscone North No. 401 during the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco from Dec 14 to 18, 2015. 

There will also be a reception on Thursday, December 17th, 2015, 7:00 – 10:00 PM, at the Golden Gate 3, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103. Please feel free to drop by meet with the faculty members and alumni from NJU. If you have any questions, please contact: Minghuai Wang ( , Huan Wang (

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