Life Sciences


Location:Lecturer/Associate Professor/Full Professor

Salary:80,000 RMB

Established in 2002, the College of Life Sciences now consists of 4 departments: Plant Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Zoobiology. It offers 2 bachelor programs in biology and biotechnology. It also admits students in the National Base of Talent Training for Basic Research and Teaching in Biology, as well as the National Cultivation Base of Life Sciences and Technology. It provides master and doctoral education in 7 broad fields: botany, microbiology, biochemistry & molecular biology, zoology, cell biology, developmental biology, biotechnology, and bioengineering. It has a faculty of 102, including 27 professors and 32 associate professors.

Botany is rated Provincial Key Discipline of Jiangsu while microbiology the Key Discipline of the Ministry of Agriculture. It has conducted over 400 research programs over the last 10 years, with grants of more than 50 million RMB from national, ministerial and provincial sources. It has claimed many awards including a Second Grade National Award for Science and Technological Progress. It has also produced a number of high quality publications and course-books.

The College is recruiting faculty to fill vacancies in plant science, microbiology, bio-chemistry and molecular biology, zoology, cell biology, developmental biology and genetics.

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 world-renowned universities.

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 Jing Zhao 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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