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[Met-jobs] Full/Associate/Assistant Professorship in Earth System Science at the BNU China

From Jianlin Liu <>
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:01:56 +0300

Dear colleagues,

Here we invite talented scientists in the field of system science to work together with us in a enthusiastic research team within the Beijing Normal University. We are looking for scientists ranging from different stages including Outstanding talents, Leading talents with a full professorship, and Key young scholars with an assistant professorship. Also postdoc are welcomed any time but the requirements are not discussed here, but you can spread them to students who are interested. (

Besides full time employment, note that part-time employment are also available. And for those who are interested in collaboration, we will welcome you by hosting a visit to our school, when you could discuss about how to proceed with the visiting/adjunct/half-time professorship.

The school of System Science research team is lead by the Dean, Prof. Xiaosong Chen since recently, and the major research focus is the application of complex system knowledge into earth system science. One of the main topics is the prediction of climate anomalies such as ENSO. The homepage of our school is here:

Beijing Normal University (BNU) is a public comprehensive university that is renowned for teacher education, education science and basic sciences and humanities. Its roots go back to 1902 when it was established as the Normal School of the Imperial University of Peking. BNU is among the first batch of China’s “Project 211” and “Project 985” aimed at building high-level universities. In 2017, it was included into the Category-A list of the country’s initiative to build world-class universities. Currently, the university is vigorously building a high-caliber system for the development of subjects and a “one university, two campuses” pattern where the Beijing Campus and Zhuhai Campus complement and reinforce each other with different areas of focus. The Beijing Campus focuses on basic disciplines and applied disciplines, while the Zhuhai Campus is striving to be a global institution up to high standard with new mechanisms and a southern campus of BNU on par with the Beijing Campus. 

Recruitment notice:

I. Academic Disciplines

School of System Science

II. Positions

Outstanding talents: World-class experts and strategic talents who are dedicated to the frontiers of research and have international academic influence; or academic masters and well-known experts in relevant fields.

Leading talents: Those with significant influence in their specialty and related fields and industries.

Top-notch personnel: Young talents with influence in their specialty and related fields and industries.

Key young scholars: Young scholars who have obtained a PhD degree or worked as a postdoctoral researcher at universities within and outside Mainland China, achieved outstanding research achievements, and have a great potential in their specialty and related fields.

These positions are open to all talents within and outside Mainland China. All applicants should abide by the laws and regulations of China and the rules and regulations of BNU and in principle should have a PhD degree and experience in teaching, research, or study at universities or research institutes. 

III. Remuneration and Benefits

1.Remuneration and benefits

Competitive salary

Top basic education resources for children (based on relevant policies of the country and Beijing for foreign teachers)

Decent living allowances and temporary housing for high-level talents

Sufficient research start-up funds and instrument and equipment purchase fees

A harmonious and highly competent research team and quota of PhD admissions


IV. Procedures and Schedule

Through the hiring process, including public recruitment, preliminary review and recommendation by the schools and departments, and university interviews, the successful candidates will go through comprehensive evaluations before they are offered the employment. Positions for Beijing Campus are open all year.

During the outbreak of epidemic situation, BNU Human Resources will carry out online recruitment to ensure smooth progress.

V. Contact Information

1.Human Resources

   Mr./Ms. Rong/Zhu/Cheng:



2.Schools & Departments 

    Wang, HR:


    Xiaosong Chen, Dean:


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