Associate Professor or Professor in Applied Chemistry Discipline

Nanjing, (CN)
27 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Professor or Professor in Applied Chemistry Discipline

The School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Nanjing University is amongst the oldest colleges and departments in China. The Chemistry Department can be traced back to 1920, and was later amalgamated by the Chemistry Department of the former Central University and the Chemistry Department of the former Jinling University. The School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Nanjing University was set up in 1996, and is now composed of three departments: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Polymer Science and Engineering. The school has 125 faculty members among them 101 full professors, 4 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 8 Chang Jiang Scholars Chair Professors, 19 Awardees of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. The school has a student body of about 1,430, of which are 430 undergraduate students and near 1000 MSc and Ph.D. students.  

The school has four state key disciplines, and hosts the State Key Laboratory of Coordination Chemistry, the State Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Life Science, the Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of Ministry of Education and the Key Laboratory of High Performance Macromolecule Materials and Technology of Ministry of Education. It is authorized to confer degrees in 1 Ph.D. programs, 1 master programs and 2 undergraduate programs.

The school has a strong tradition in research. Over 40 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences once studied or worked in the school. More than 140 awards including the National Science Award and the Ministerial and Provincial Awards have been won by the school. It has become one of the most attractive and competitive bases for personnel cultivation and scientific research in the country. 

The school has established extensive international cooperation and academic exchanges with foreign institutions. It has hosted and sponsored the “25th International Congress on Coordination Chemistry” and a number of international conferences, symposiums and workshops on various topics. Many world leading chemists including several Nobel laureates have been invited to present lectures. Faculty members have been regularly invited to give plenary and keynote talks in the international conferences and symposiums.

Applied Chemistry was founded in 1986 and authorized to confer Master degree of Applied Chemistry in 1993,and PhD degree in Green Process Chemistry in 2005. In 2002 it was selected as “Distinctive Desicipline of Jiangsu Province”. Major research areas include: Tower-Reactor and Membrane Separation Process and the Related Equipment, Bio-Chemical Engineering Process, Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Process, Petrochemical Process and Optimized Energy Conservation Process, Fine Chemicals for Petrochemical Engineering Process, Industrial Catalysis and Computational Simulation for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Process.

Academic Openings
Candidates of the Nanjing University “Deng Feng” Distinguished Scholars Program Level A (Distinguished Professorship) / Level B (Young Talents)

Applicant must have earned a PhD degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering or a related field, preferably with postdoctoral research experience. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct independent academic work, obtain external funding, and engage in teaching and public service duties.

Please submit application materials:
a) curriculum vitae,
b) names and contact information of three references, 
c) three representative papers,
d) research plan,
e) teaching plan,

via email to: Mr. Feng Peng
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, China.

Phone: +86-2589683747, E-mail:

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the positions are filled.