Food Science and Technology


Location:Lecturer/Associate Professor/Full Professor

Salary:80,000 RMB

The College of Food Science and Technology at NAU evolved from the Department of Agricultural Products and Manufacturing established in 1902 at the National Central University. It now consists of three departments: Food Science and Engineering, Food Quality and Safety, and Biological Engineering, and offers academic programs at undergraduate through doctoral levels. Current enrolments stand at 800 undergraduate and 400 postgraduate. There are 65 faculty and staff, including 20 professors and 18 associated professors.

“Food Science” at NAU is rated as National Key Discipline. The College is proud to house a National Centre of Meat Quality and Safety Control, as well as the MOST (Ministry of Science & Technology) – USDA (US Department of Agriculture) Joint Research Centre for Food Quality & Safety Control and several key open laboratories authorized by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Agriculture. Here is also based the China Research Society of Livestock Product Processing.

The College is recruiting faculty to fill vacancies in livestock product processing and storage, food science, nutrition, and food inspection or food hygiene. Research fields including, Bio-chemistry and molecular biology or genetics, Food science and engineering and Bio-engineering

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Lecturing key subjects in the university during the period of employment.

  • Conducting research in areas of specialty.

  • A consecutive 5-year first employment contract signed.

  • A PhD degree from an internationally-renowned university.

Compensation and Benefits:


  • A salary of 80,000 RMB per year (housing fund and allowance included) will be offered to PhD degree holders to fill lecturer positions. Salary for associate and full professors is negotiable.


  • PhD degree holders will be provided with an apartment.

  • A monthly rental allowance of 1,500 RMB will be offered, before the apartment is available for occupancy.

  • A monthly rental allowance of 2,000 RMB will be offered to PhD degree holders from world-renowned universities and research institutes overseas or awardees of “Dissertations of National Excellence” in China.

Special support

  • Outstanding new faculty will be supported by the “Zhongshan Early-career Researcher” Program and enjoy an additional yearly bonus of 30,000 RMB as well as other preferential policies for the duration of the program.

How to apply: Please email your application to Yanfen Zhang at directly by clicking Apply below.

Applicants should clearly state the specific position you apply for, submit a softcopy of updated CV and provide supporting materials about academic achievements. 

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