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The School of Government, Nanjing University, China is seeking to recruit enthusiastic professors/researchers on both Tenure-track and Research-track majoring in diverse fields such as Political Science and Public Administration across the world. Our candidates are expected to be ambitious and creative, have the vision and capability of carrying out specialized and interdisciplinary research, and can contribute to the collaborative environment of the School.


Faculty Positions

Ø  Tenure-track Position

Tenure-track Professor

Tenure-track Associate Professor

Tenure-track Assistant Professor


Ø  Research Fellow

Distinguished Research Fellow

Associate Research Fellow

Assistant Research Fellow


Ø  Post-Doctoral Fellow


Research Fields


Ø  Politics

Political Theory, China’s Government and Politics, Comparative Politics


Ø  Public Administration

Public Administration, Public Policy, Emergency Management, Social Security, and Public Health Management


Required Qualifications


The successful candidate will be expected to have the following characteristics.

1. Experienced in cooperative tasks and passionate about teaching, capable of observing rigorous professional ethics.

2. A PhD degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, Management, or a relevant discipline obtained from the recognized universities in China and abroad.

3. High-quality academic representative works that can demonstrate original scientific research ability or academic achievements demonstrate the ability of solving significant practical issues.


Talents Programs, Compensation and Benefits


1. For High-Level Talents Programs, the compensation and benefits package include competitive salary, start-up research funds, professional ranks and titles, housing allowances, and support for children's education. For specific funding programs for new employees (national, provincial, municipal, and school-level) and related policies, please refer to the High-Level Talents Programs webpage of the Human Resources Department in Nanjing University:

2. For Professors and Associate Professors, salary and compensation packages are commensurate with qualifications.

3. For Research-Track Positions, School of Government provides a competitive compensation package, salary, performance rewards, independent on-campus apartment and sufficient research funds.


Application Process


1. Please email us your application package including a) a curriculum vitae in English or Chinese, b) a list of research achievements, and c) selective academic works (not limited to publications). Please indicate "Job Application" in the email subject.

2. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Review of the applications will continue until the positions are filled. The search committee will complete the preliminary review and notify the applicant within 10 working days after receiving application documents. Interviews will be arranged for candidates advancing to the next round. For overseas applicants, remote options will be available.



Contact us


Ms. Sun

Address: School of Government, Nanjing University, 163 Xianlin Avenue, Nanjing, 210023, P.R. China

Tel: 86-25-89680757