Resources and Environmental Sciences


Location:Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor

Salary:80,000 RMB

The College of Resources and Environmental Sciences (CRES) finds its roots in the Soil Science discipline in the agronomy department of the former Southeast University in 1992. It now offers 3 bachelor programs, 6 master programs, 2 professional master programs, and 3 doctoral programs. It also houses 2 post-doctoral research stations, one in agricultural resources and environment, and the other in ecology. It has an annual intake of 160 undergraduates and 230 postgraduates. There are 106 staff members, including 36 professors and 39 associate professors.

The Agricultural Resource and Environment discipline is rated National Key Discipline, and it embraces Soil Science, Plant Nutrition Biology, and Agricultural Environment Protection. The Ecology discipline covers six areas: food web structure and function, biogeochemical cycling, plant-soil interactions, restoration of degraded ecosystem, climate change and ecological risk assessment. The Environmental Engineering discipline covers solid waste disposal, wastewater treatment, environmental chemistry and biology, remediation of contaminated soil/site, and environmental risk assessment. The Marine Biology discipline focuses on marine environment and ecology, marine biological active substances, informational aquaculture in artificial seawater. In the past 5 years, CRES faculty have chaired or participated in more than 160 research projects and published about 90 SCI-papers every year in international journals. The annual research funding surpassed RMB 50 million.

The College is recruiting faculty to fill the following vacancies in Environmental science, Environmental engineering, Plant molecular genetics, Microbiology and molecular biology, Fertilizer science and nutrition management, Soil science, Ecology and Marine biology

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.

  • Outstanding PhDs or post-docs from the world famous universities or scientific research institutions; under 35 years old.

  • Two or three representative SCI papers in the last 5 years and any other supporting materials that can show the applicants’ level of scholarship and ability.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to publish research papers in scientific journals; capability to conduct innovative researches.

  • An ability to speak and read Chinese is preferred.

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 Jun 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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