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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Institute of Global Humanities

About the School

The Institute of Global Humanities at Nanjing University was established under the lead of the School of Arts, with cooperative support from the School of Foreign Studies and the School of Liberal Arts. Both the School of Liberal Arts and the School of Arts are joint-builders of the "Chinese Language, Literature, and Art" double first-class discipline cluster. The discipline of Art Studies has 14 professors (12 of whom are doctoral supervisors), including one senior university professor in liberal arts at Nanjing University, one foreign member of the European Academy of Sciences, two individuals selected for the national high-level talent program, and two selected for the national young talent program. The foreign languages and literature discipline, established in 1917, is one of the first institutions in the nation to award doctoral degrees. It has the authority to award first-level discipline doctorate degrees and has been selected twice for the Ministry of Education's first-class discipline construction project.

The Institute of Global Humanities at Nanjing University is one of the first research institutes established at the Suzhou campus. It addresses the new developments in the fields of arts and technology, English and international communication, and global humanities. The institute's aim is to nurture interdisciplinary talents with an understanding of different disciplines, and it carries out interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and cross-regional comprehensive research. It is committed to building an international and high-level academic team.


We intend to recruit outstanding young talents in all major research fields of art studies, artificial intelligence in arts, cross-cultural studies, and international communication studies with workplace located on Suzhou Campus of Nanjing University. The Institute has several tenure-track associate and assistant professor positions open for application. The positions for high-level talents will be negotiated separately. Areas of the proposed positions include:

  1. Digital Media Arts
  2. Artificial Intelligence and Artistic Creativity
  3. Art History and Theory
  4. Cross-cultural Studies (English Major)
  5. International Communication Studies


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. demonstrate excellent teaching ethics and academic integrity, and have diligence in work, no criminal record, and no records of punishment for violations of teaching ethics or academic integrity.
  3. have a first-rate background in academic training—i.e., a PhD degree in relevant disciplines, excellent study and work experience at first-rate teaching and research institutions, and knowledge of the latest international trends and development in the relevant research field(s).
  4. have the ability to teach basic core courses and advanced courses, master good teaching skills, and have excellent skills in language expression;
  5. demonstrate outstanding research output and potentiality for publications—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.

Supporting Materials for Applicant

  1. Application letter (with clear declaration of research interests and specific position)
  2. Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications)
  3. Major research achievements and their novelty
  4. Research plan and its prospects
  5. Three recommendation letters
  6. Teaching statement

Please login to the talent recruitment platform of Nanjing University ( to submit the above 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

Consecutive 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

contacts:Teacher Liu


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