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Faculty Positions in Water Resources at Hohai University, China

Job Summary
Job Summary
Sector Academic
Categories Hydrological Sciences
Interdisciplinary / Other
Type Full time
Level Experienced
Employer Hohai University
Location Nanjing, China
Salary Open
Preferred Education PhD
Application Deadline Open until the position is filled
Posted 09 January 2017
Employer Information

The College of Hydrology and Water Resources (CHWR) at Hohai University (HHU), China invites applications for multiple faculty positions in Water Resources, to start as early as May 2017. The positions are open until filled. The salaries will be internationally competitive and commensurate with candidates’ experience and skills.

Established in 1915, HHU is the leader of innovation and development of higher education in hydraulic engineering and water sciences in China. HHU has played as China’s key force to solve its major water security issues. CHWR is a key component of HHU and is the first college established nationwide devoted solely to the study of water. The college is also key contributor of a national key laboratory¬ and a national engineering center.

HHU is located at Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. Nanjing is the internationally recognized capital of Jiangsu province, one of the largest cities in China. Situated in the heartland of the Yangtze River Delta, it has long been a major center of culture, education, research, politics, economy, transport networks and tourism.


Job Description

The College of Hydrology and Water Resources (CHWR) at Hohai University seeks 3-5 faculty positions at the rank from lecturer (assistant professor) to full professor in Water Resources, including but not limited to water resources management, water policy, and water use planning.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will teach and supervise students at all levels, while conducting independent, externally funded research programs in their fields of expertise. Support for developing an active research agenda is provided through start-up funds and departmental support. CHWR will provide strong supports to the successful candidates to apply for national and provincial research grants and talent programs (e.g. Thousand Talents Plan and Thousand Youth Talents Plan).

Experience & Qualifications:
All candidates must hold a Ph.D. in hydrology or water resources.

  • Senior candidates must be established leaders in their field with developed excellent research programs and demonstrate strong research and teaching experience.
  • Mid-career candidates should demonstrate strong records of publication and funded research, and participation in collaborations.
  • Early-career candidates with postdoctoral training are preferred and should demonstrate excellent academic credentials, strong research plan, and good ability to teach effectively.

Application Instructions:
Applications should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file, and should include:

  • A cover letter that addresses your interests, qualifications and experience;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A statement of research interests;
  • A statement of teaching philosophy;
  • A copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
    Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately as a PDF by the recommenders. Review of applications will begin upon receipt until the position is filled. Materials should be sent to:

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