ZHICHENG Young Professors (ZHICHENG means utmost sincerity in Chinese)

School of Sustainable Energy and Resources, Nanjing University Suzhou Campus
Suzhou, Jiangsu (CN)
up to RMB 1,000,000 per year plus tax-free subsidies up to RMB 1.5 million plus start-up fundings
Closing date
Feb 28, 2024

The School of Sustainable Energy and Resources at Nanjing University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of “ZHICHENG” Young Professor (ZHICHENG means utmost sincerity in Chinese) in the research fields as follows: Energy Conversion and Storage, Energy & Catalysis, Energy-saving Materials and Technologies, Sustainable Exploitation & Utilization of Resources, Cycling and Purification of Key Elements, Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage, Machine Learning Enabled Design of Energy Materials, Advanced Manufacture & Characterization, etc. 

The School of Sustainable Energy and Resources (hereinafter referred to as SSER) of Nanjing University (hereinafter referred to as NJU) is one of the key schools founded on NJU’s Suzhou Campus. The school is established on the strong foundation of NJU’s national “Double First-class” disciplines including Physics, Geology, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mining Engineering. With the support of the National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures and the Frontier Science Center for Critical Earth Material Cycles, SSER is striving to fulfill the strategic needs of “carbon neutrality” and to innovate and share theoretical foundations for habitable earth and sustainable development. SSER is dedicated to developing cutting-edge sciences and technologies in the cycles of energy and materials, in the meantime, building energy and resources management systems to meet the challenges of sustainable development. SSER endeavors to cooperate with global partners to provide solutions to sustainable development and to build a future where human and nature coexist harmoniously and sustainably.

Essential Requirements

  1. Applicants under the age of 40 (born on and after January 1, 1984).
  2. A Ph. D degree in Natural Sciences, Engineering Technologies, etc.
  3. Applicants are required to have obtained official teaching and/or research positions in overseas universities, research institutes, or the research and development departments of overseas enterprises, and have worked consecutively for more than 36 months before March 2024. The requirements about the length of service can be eased with applicants who have obtained their doctoral degrees overseas and have made noticeable achievements.
  4. Applicants have not been working full-time in China or have started to work in China after January 1, 2023.

How to apply

     Applicants can send their CVs to the dean’s email at deansser@nju.edu.cn with the subject line as follows: name + research field(s) + position(s) applied. The CV should include information about the applicant’s personal profile, education, work experience, major academic achievements such as papers, projects, patents, honors, and awards. For more information, please contact Ms. Jin (+86 18362074628) and Ms. Wang (+86 18951679630).



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