Faculty and Postdoctoral Positions at School of Applied Meteorology

The School of Applied Meteorology was established from the Faculty of Agricultural Meteorology of Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, which was established in 1960 and was renamed Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) in 2004. There are 3 B.S. majors in Applied Meteorology, Ecology, and Agricultural Resources and Environment, 3 M.S. majors in Applied Meteorology, Ecology, and Agricultural Resources and Environment, and 2 Ph.D. major in Applied Meteorology and Environmental Ecology in the School. The major of Applied Meteorology has been ranked as A++ in national evaluation for many years successively. The discipline of Atmospheric Science is a national key discipline and was ranked No. 1 in the National Third Discipline Evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education of China.

Currently, there are 89 staff members in the School, including 29 professors and 34 associate professors. We have 279 undergraduate students and 252 postgraduate students. We have several research and teaching platforms such as Yale-NUIST Atmospheric Environment Center, Jiangsu Provincial Agricultural Meteorology Key Lab, Jiangsu Provincial Applied Meteorology Experiment and Teaching Model Center, National First-Level Agricultural Meteorology Experiment Station of China Meteorological Administration, Drought Research and Experiment Base in East China, Agricultural Resources and Environment Analysis Lab and Agricultural Resources and Environment Information Technology Lab.


Applied Meteorology, Ecology, and Agricultural Resources and Environment or related disciplines


A doctorate from a famous overseas university or a doctorate from a famous national university with no less than 36 months' successive research experience in famous universities, research institutions or enterprises in China or abroad; intention to apply for the national Thousand Talents Program; outstanding academic achievements by meeting as least one of the following conditions:

  1. Publications in world top journals like Science or Nature, their sub journals or other similar world famous journals;
  2. Highly cited scientists (according to Thomson Reuters data) or scholars (according to Elsevier data);
  3. More than 5 publications in top journals in relevant research area or in the first-class journals in the past five years;
  4. Accumulated influence factor of SCI-indexed papers over 30 in the past five years ;
  5. Great contributions in economy, culture or other areas.

Salary and Benefits

All newly hired tenured faculty members will be provided sufficient startup resources and necessary research infrastructures. Annual salaries for tenured full professors range from 500K to 1000K RMB (equivalent to US$72600-145200). Generous housing and start-up packages will also be offered.

Annual salaries for postdocs range from 200K to 350K RMB. Rank and salary will be commensurate with work experience and research performance. Two-year initial contracts are renewable. Outstanding performers will be invited to join in faculty.

To apply

Application materials include a cover letter, a full CV with the publication list. Complete application packages and reference letters should be directed to Prof. Yan-Lin Zhang (Email: zhangyanlin@nuist.edu.cn; dryanlinzhang@outlook.com)

posted: 16 April 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.