Multiple Faculty and Research Positions

Employer
College of Urban & Environmental Sciences, Peking University
Location
Beijing (CN)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 1, 2022

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Discipline
Global Environmental Change, Interdisciplinary/Other
Career Level
Faculty
Education Level
PhD
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

Job Details

Peking University (PKU) is a world-renowned university and attracts excellent and competitive students and faculty from all over the world. The College of Urban and Environmental Sciences (CUES) focuses on geography as well as many related disciplines such as Ecology, Environmental Science as well as Urban and Rural Planning. It is a multi-disciplinary organization with the research scope falling into science, social science and engineering. Two disciplines of Geography and Ecology are in the front rank in the Evaluation of China’s University Disciplines.

Department of Environmental Science

The Department of Environmental Science (https://www.ues.pku.edu.cn/english/departments/departmentofenvironmentalscience/index.htm)seeks faculty members at the assistant, associate, and full Professor levels, beginning immediately.

The department now has 18 faculty members whose research interest includes biogeochemical cycling of carbon and other elements, environmental and health consequences of emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases, climate and air pollutant interactions, as well as fate and toxicity of environmental contaminants. The department is seeking applications for tenure-track and permanent faculty positions in all disciplines of environmental sciences with preferences in carbon cycling, climate change – energy – multi-compartment environment nexus, and physical/chemical/health processes of environmental pollution.

The university offers internationally competitive salaries commensurate with qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include generous start-up fund, single office and laboratory, reputable health service and insurance, accommodation, and support for children’s education. The university and college also provide excellent experimental and computational facilities.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in above fields, preferably with at least 2 years of post-doctoral experience, cross-discipline research capability, and teaching experience. Successful candidates should have excellent research background. They are expected to establish an independent research program and provide education opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate of the department. Application documents should be submitted online, including (1) curriculum vitae with a complete publication list, (2) statement of research interests, (3) statement of teaching experience and interests, and (4) contact information of at least three references (indicate in the cover letter including name, title, affiliation, official e-mail and phone).

This job recruitment will be valid until the positions are filled. For further information and inquiries, please contact Dr. Dongqiang Zhu at zhud@pku.edu.cn.

Department of Physical Geography and Natural Resources

The Department of Physical Geography and Natural Resources (https://www.ues.pku.edu.cn/english/departments/departmentofphysical/index.htm) seeks excellent talents at the assistant, associate, and full Professor levels for expanding the breadth of our research areas. We welcome applicants from different areas of physical geography including but not limited to hydrology, soil science, geomorphology, climate change, paleoclimate, ecosystem service, natural resource management, remote sensing, GIS, land-atmosphere interaction, integrated geography, sustainability science and earth system science.

Positions can be filled as tenured or tenure-track professorship at the levels of Full Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor, or as research professorship at the levels of Research Professor, Research Associate Professor or Research Assistant Professor. We also open soft money-based research positions at different levels. Successful candidates for the tenured or tenure-track professorship are responsible to develop and lead an internationally competitive team and teach 2 courses per year at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Successful candidates for research professorship are expected to participate in the research of a group.

Each position comes with a competitive annual salary and benefit packages, including child education in top primary and middle schools in China, housing benefits (renting or buying apartments from Peking University or allowance) and health insurance. The recruitment package also contains a generous start-up funding.

Applicants should submit cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three referees (including name, title, affiliation and e-mail address) to Dr. Shushi Peng (speng@pku.edu.cn) and Dr. Jian Peng (jianpeng@urban.pku.edu.cn). For more information, please contact us by email. The positions will remain open until filled.

The Institute of Ecology

The Institute of Ecology (IOE) (http://www.ecology.pku.edu.cn) is currently seeking excellent talents for expanding the breadth of our research areas. We welcome applicants from different areas of ecology including but not limited to microbial ecology, biodiversity and conservation biology, evolutionary biology, restoration ecology, landscape ecology and molecular or physiological ecology.

Positions can be filled as tenured or tenure-track professorship at the levels of Full Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor, or as research professorship at the levels of Research Professor, Research Associate Professor or Research Assistant Professor. We also open soft money-based research positions at different levels. Successful candidates for the tenured or tenure-track professorship are responsible to develop and lead an internationally competitive team and teach 2 courses per year at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Successful candidates for research professorship are expected to participate in the research of a group.

Each position comes with a competitive annual salary and benefit packages, including child education in top primary and middle schools in China, housing benefits (renting or buying apartments from Peking University or allowance) and health insurance. The recruitment package also contains a generous start-up funding.

Applicants should submit cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three referees (including name, title, affiliation and e-mail address) to Dr. Zhiheng Wang (zhiheng.wang@pku.edu.cn) and Ms. Bei Zhou (zhoubei@pku.edu.cn). For more information, please contact us through phone: +86-10-6276-0150. The positions will remain open until filled.

Company

Peking University (PKU) is a world-renowned university and attracts excellent and competitive students and faculty from all over the world. The College of Urban and Environmental Sciences (CUES) focuses on geography as well as many related disciplines such as Ecology, Environmental Science as well as Urban and Rural Planning. It is a multi-disciplinary organization with the research scope falling into science, social science and engineering. Two disciplines of Geography and Ecology are in the front rank in the Evaluation of China’s University Disciplines.

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