Faculty Positions in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Nanjing University


The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SSBS) at Nanjing University (NJU) offers undergraduate degrees in sociology, applied psychology, and social work; master degrees in sociology, anthropology, foundational psychology, applied psychology, social work and demography; and doctoral degrees in sociology and psychology. Additionally, the school offers a master's program in sociology taught entirely in English and a postdoctoral research station in sociology. To further advance the school’s development and academic excellence, we are now openly recruiting outstanding talents from home and abroad in the fields of Sociology, Social Work, Demography, Anthropology, and Psychology.

High-Caliber Talent Recruitment

High-caliber talents will receive supports including salary, research funds, professional titles, housing or housing subsidies, and assistance with children’s school enrollment education. For detailed recruitment programs and related policies, please visit: https://hr.nju.edu.cn/gccrcxm/list.htm.

Research Series Recruitment (Open Year-Round)

Position Description
  • Teaching: Fulfill a required teaching workload.

  • Research: Participate in related scientific research and academic activities; obtain a provincial or ministerial-level research fund within three years and publish certain high-quality papers.

  • Academic Service: Strengthen exchanges and connections with domestic and international academic communities and related academic teams.

  • Other Duties: Complete tasks assigned by the university and the school.

  • Comply with laws and regulations.

  • PhD graduates from renowned domestic or international universities.

  • Published at least one top-tier journal paper or three CSSCI papers.

  • Age not exceeding 35 years.

Outstanding talents who do not fully meet the above qualifications are encouraged to apply and will be reviewed by the SSBS recruitment committee.

Salary and Benefits
  • The positions are full-time researchers at NJU with a three-year term. Relevant policies can be found at: https://hr.nju.edu.cn/a2/b4/c6655a434868/page.htm.

  • Exceptional candidates may receive higher salaries and benefits.

  • After three years, candidates who pass the performance evaluation can renew their contracts; those with outstanding achievements may apply for associate professor position.

Application Procedure and Required Materials

  1. Applicants should email their resume (including a list of research achievements) and representative academic works. Please indicate “Application for Research Series Position” in the email subject line.

  2. Applicants will receive a response within 10 working days of submitting their application. Those who pass the preliminary review will be scheduled for an interview (overseas candidates may interview online).

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Nanjing University, 163 Xianlin Avenue, Qixia District, Nanjing, 210023, China

  • Contact Person: Ms. Wang

  • Email: rui@nju.edu.cn