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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions The School of Materials Science and Intelligent Engineering

Nanjing, Jiangsu (CN)

About the School

Establishment of the School of Materials Science and Intelligent Engineering at Nanjing University started in June 2022. Located at the Suzhou campus, it is one of the first established research institutes by Nanjing University. Closely affiliated with the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) and the National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures at Nanjing University, the School development aligns with the trends and demands in  strengthening  "New Engineering" . School closely works with and actively supports the "Materials Science and Engineering" discipline of CEAS, which is a "Double First-Class" construction program of Nanjing University.

Our School aims to build and become an internationally renowned innovative platform for new engineering research and development. In the meanwhile, it is keens to also become a high-level talent cultivation base. The school promotes research in the general areas of functional materials and devices, functional perception and system applications, intelligent manufacturing, and extreme manufacturing. Our school is committed to supporting independent as well as collaborative in functional materials and intelligent manufacturing. The school is expected to make continuous contribution to the advancement of the "New Engineering" field, and to provide solid support for nurturing next generation talents in science and  engineering .


The School of Materials Science and Intelligent Engineering at Nanjing University invites applications for multiple faculty openings. Current positions are available at the tenure-track Assistant and Associate Professor levels. For qualified candidates, positions at higher levels will be considered. We welcome applications in the general area of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and encourage candidates working in these fields to apply for the following specializations:

  1. Meta Materials and Acoustic Engineering

  2. Spintronics and spintronic device Engineering


  1. Abide by the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China and demonstrate enthusiasm in teaching and research.

  2. Abide by academic ethics, have no criminal history, and possess no record of violating teacher morality and professional ethics.

  3. Possession of a doctorate degree in related disciplines and proof of research successes in the frontiers and understanding of trends in related science and technology fields are required. The applicant for Assistant Professor should have engaged in academic research for more than two years after receiving the doctoral degree, while the applicant for Associate Professor should have engaged in academic research for more than four years after receiving the doctoral degree.

  4. Excellent teaching capabilities: be able to teach core materials and manufacturing curriculum as well as developing cutting-edge new courses; can conduct appropriate teaching practices and be fluent in self-expression and communication.

  5. Demonstrated scientific research achievements and a comprehensive future development plan: visible accomplishments in the relevant research area with shown originality, creativity, and capability; be able to develop externally sponsored research programs, mentor graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be active in service to the institute, discipline, university, and profession.

Supporting Materials for Applicant

  1. A letter of application (please specify the field of research and position applied for).

  2. A detailed CV (please include a list of publications).

  3. An introduction of your research results and their innovative significance.

  4. A plan for research and its prospects.

  5. Three reference letters (referees including the PhD supervisor and postdoctoral supervisor).

  6. An account of experience in teaching.

Please login to the talent recruitment platform of Nanjing University ( to submit the application materials required.

Compensation Package and Support

  1. An annual salary (to be worked out individually)

  2. A start-up fund for research

  3. Qualification to supervise graduate students

  4. The university provides short-term lodging and housing subsidies. Applicants recruited can purchase commercial housing offered by the university at a special discount

  5. The university provides assistance with children s schooling at primary and secondary school levels.

Application deadline

Rolling recruitment (Interviews and evaluations will be organized in several batches depending on the number of actual applicants) .

If the number of applicants for a single post is small, it will be extended appropriately.

Policy consultation

Tel: +86-0512-68768700 (Mr. Ding)


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