Agricultural Sciences


Location:Lecturer/Associate Professor/Full Professor

Salary:80,000 RMB

The College of Agriculture at NAU is one of the earliest institutions for both research and education in agricultural sciences in China. The College offers PhD, Master and Bachelor programs in crop sciences. We enroll more 250 PhD and master students and about 200 undergraduate students per year. Many well-known scientists ever started their distinguished work or studied in our college, including Prof. Jin Shanbao, Prof. Xu Guangren and Prof. Zhuang Qiaosheng. Now, the college ranks the top colleges in China, and our “Crop Science” ranks top 2 in terms of the first-category discipline. The discipline of crop science is also approved as the “National 211 Project” disciplines and “Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions”. The college has three national level research centers, including the “State Key Laboratory of Plant Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement”, the “National Center of Soybean Improvement” and “National Engineering and Technology Center for Information Agriculture”. The college has set up its long term goal to be one of the worldwide known colleges in crop sciences, which play pivotal roles in agricultural researches targeting food security and environment safety.

The College is recruiting faculty to fill vacancies in crop cultivation and farming, Agricultural informatics, crop genetics and breeding, bio-informatics, and seed science and technology.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Lecturing key subjects and applying research projects (Lecturer, full time associate professor and professor) in the university during the period of employment.

  • The first employment contract will be signed for a consecutive 3-year period. The successful candidate is asked to promise to deliver teaching and lecturing job for no less than 3 month per academic year, with no less than 2 month per academic year on campus.

  • Extensive teaching and lecturing experience at internationally renowned higher education or research institutes as assistant professor, associate professor, professor or equivalent role.

  • The successful candidate should provide evidences of her/his profound academic achievements.

  • The successful candidate must have published 3 influential academic papers in internationally renowned peer-reviewed journals within the last 5 years.

  • The university will support the distinguished candidates to gain the seat from the national "Chang Jiang Scholars Program", the “Ten thousand Talent Program” and other talent programs.

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 Bing Yang 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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