Location:Lecturer/Associate Professor/Full Professor

Salary:80,000 RMB

The College of Horticulture, established in 1921, is the earliest department of its kind in China. Its predecessors, the departments of horticulture at Central National University and Jinling University, made great contributions to the development of modern Chinese horticulture. The vegetable science discipline has developed into a National Key Discipline.

It now offers 5 bachelor programs (Horticulture, Gardening, Landscape Science, Chinese Medicinal Herbal Science, Facility Agricultural Science and Engineering ), 6 master programs (Vegetable Science, Pomology, Garden Plants and Ornamental Horticulture, Chinese medicinal herbal science and Tea Science), and 6 doctoral programs (Horticulture, Vegetable Science, Pomology, Tea Science, Ornamental Horticulture and Chinese medicinal herbal science). It also houses a post-doc research station in horticulture. Current enrolments stand at 1637, including 1056 undergraduates and 591 postgraduates, as well as 10 students from overseas. There are about 100 staff members, including 28 professors and 34 associate professors.

The College is recruiting faculty to fill in vacancies in vegetable science, pomology, Ornamental horticulture, Facility horticulture,Landscape architecture facility agricultural science and engineering Chinese medicinal herbal science, and Tea science .

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.

  • The Landscape architecture vacancies are available for one PhD degree holder and one Master degree holder.

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 Jinping Zhang at zhangjp@njau.edu.cn 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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