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Tenure-track Faculty Positions Center for Advanced Control and Smart Operations

Nanjing, Jiangsu (CN)
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

About the School

The Center for Advanced Control and Smart Operations is one of the first research centers established by Nanjing University on the Suzhou campus. The center will be dedicated to the research and development of high-performance advanced control technology and smart operation technology for industrial equipment.

The center is aimed at developing advanced control technology with significant international influence, and at the same time nourishing a group of world-class talents and building a leading national/international program of control science and engineering.


The center plans to recruit young scholars who aspire to have a career in the field of Control Science and Intelligent Engineering. The positions to be recruited this time are mainly assistant professors, and the total number of positions should not exceed a few in principle; positions for particularly outstanding high-level talents will be considered separately.

Recruitment research directions include:

  1. Modern Control Theory
  2. Intelligent Controls
  3. Fault Diagnosis
  4. Smart Operation Technology
  5. Intelligent robots


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-class background in academic training—specifically, a PhD in relevant disciplines, experience in studying and/or working at first-class teaching and research institutions, and knowledge of the latest international trends and development in the relevant research field(s). The applicant for Assistant Professor should have engaged in academic research for more than two years after receiving the doctoral degree, and prospective applicant for Associate Professor should have engaged in academic research for more than four years after receiving the doctoral degree.
  4. have outstanding teaching abilities—the applicant should be able to teach core basic courses and cutting-edge courses in the corresponding discipline, and have sound teaching methodology and strong verbal skills;
  5. demonstrate outstanding research output and potential—the applicant should have achievements in relevant research directions, innovative perspectives on related research fields, clear ideas for future research plans, and good academic potential.

Supporting Materials for Applicant

  1. Job application letter (the applied research direction and specific position should be clearly stated)
  2. Detailed resume (including a list of published academic achievements)
  3. Research results and innovation
  4. Research plan and research potential
  5. Three letters of recommendation
  6. Materials related to teaching experience.

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 throughout the year (interviews and evaluations will be organized in batches depending on application status).

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

Policy consultation

Prof. Kemin Zhou, Executive Director of the Center 


Ms. Jingjing Liu, Administrative Secretary of the Center

HRM at Suzhou Campus: 0512-68760253, 0512-68768888

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