Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Openings in Department of Artificial Intelligence

Nanjing, Jiangsu (CN)
04 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

I. About the Department

The School of Artificial Intelligence of Nanjing University was founded on May 20, 2018 and it is known as the first school of artificial intelligence among the C9 universities in China. It is committed to building a world-class academic center in the field of artificial intelligence and a top-notch training base for innovative talents.

The school has achieved promising success since its establishment. The faculty members consist of world-class experts, senior researchers with impact on international research communities, and a group of rising young scholars. By the efforts made by every faculty members, the school is sailing in cutting-edge scientific and technological research, national major projects, and industry-university-research collaborative innovation.

II. Description of Openings

The positions are mainly for tenure-track assistant professor, and the total number of positions does not exceed three. The applicants from high-level talents with exceptionally outstanding records are also accepted and the positions will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis. Research interests include:

  1. Basic theory of artificial intelligence
  2. Artificial intelligence model algorithm
  3. Artificial intelligence application technology
  4. Artificial intelligence system platform

III. Conditions for Application

The applicant should

  1. Abide by the laws and regulations of the People’s Republic of China, and have a passion for teaching and research;
  2. Abide by the ethics of teachers, uphold academic integrity, be willing to work diligently, and have no criminal record or record in breaching the ethics of teachers and/or academic integrity;
  3. have a first-rate background in academic training—specifically, a PhD degree in artificial intelligence, computer science or a related area(Candidates for the high-level position must have held a PhD degree no less than two years before the application deadline), experience in studying and/or working at first-rate teaching and research institutions, and knowledge of the latest international trends and development in the relevant research fields;
  4. have outstanding teaching abilities—the applicant should be able to teach core and frontline courses in the Artificial Intelligence discipline (Applicants for tenure-track associate professor position should have at least 60 class hours of teaching experience),and have sound teaching methodology and strong verbal skills;
  5. Demonstrate outstanding research output and potential—the applicant should have publications in his/her field of research, original ideas about relevant fields of research, a clear vision about future research plans, and good potential for further academic development.

IV. Supporting Materials for Application

  1. Application letter (the applied research direction and position should be clear);
  2. Detailed curriculum vitae (including publication list and project experience);
  3. No more than 3 representative works and academic contribution and influence (no more than 2000 words);
  4. Research plan and research potential;
  5. Teaching experience and teaching plan;
  6. Three letters of recommendation.

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V. Compensation Package and Support

A successful applicant will be provided with:

  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.

VI. Application Deadline

Application deadline: October 12, 2023 

The application period will be extended appropriately if the number of the applicants for single postition is relatively small.

Expected date of announcement of application results: The end of December, 2023.

VII. Contact Details

Tel.: +86 (0)25-89680031 (Miss Sun)



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