Assistant/Associate/Senior Professor in Atmospheric Science at NANJING UNIVERSITY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Applications are invited for seven full time Assistant/Associate/Final Professor in Atmospheric Science at the School of Atmospheric Science, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST).


The School of Atmospheric Science (SAS) of Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST) is developed from the Department of Meteorology of the Nanjing Institute of Meteorology (the predecessor of NUIST) when it was founded in 1960. The school offers a bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Science and postgraduate and doctoral programs in Meteorology and the Climate System and Climate Change. There is also a postdoctoral research center in Atmospheric Science. The Atmospheric Science major was ranked No. 1 in national discipline assessments conducted by the Ministry of Education (MOE) of China in both 2012 and 2017 (rated A+). Known as the “cradle of China’s meteorological talents”, NUIST has cultivated nearly half of the professional meteorologists for China’s meteorological industry. Through the International Joint Laboratory for Climate and Environmental Change (one of the first three approved by the MOE), SAS has established partnerships with leading universities and research institutions such as Harvard University, Yale University, University of Wisconsin, of Hawaii, Florida State University, University of Cambridge, University of Reading, University of Manchester, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) and Japan Agency for the Development of Marine Science and Technology (JAMSTEC).

The post office is located in the modern city of Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, with easy access to public transportation, international airports, convenient stores, hospitals, etc.

Main responsibilities:

Applications are invited for seven Assistant/Associate/Terminal Professor positions in atmospheric science. Research expertise can be in any basic or applied area of ‚Äč‚Äčatmospheric science. Successful appointees will be expected to teach courses and conduct research in atmospheric science, including climate dynamics, climate simulation, climate change, weather and mesoscale meteorology, numerical weather prediction and model development, development of climate models, climate prediction and assessment and climate application.

Person Specifications:


  • PhD or equivalent degree in atmospheric science or related fields
  • Appropriate research experience and competence in atmospheric science
  • High proficiency in English
  • Ability to teach atmospheric science courses
  • Publication of at least 3 articles in JCR Q1 & Q2 journals or other equivalent journals


  • Postdoctoral experience
  • Teaching expertise in climate dynamics, climate simulation, climate change, weather and mesoscale meteorology, numerical weather prediction and model development, climate model development, climate prediction and assessment, and climate application
  • University level teaching experience


Annual salary RMB 350,000-1000,000 (before tax), with a settlement allowance of RMB 100,000+ (RMB) depending on qualifications and experience.

Social insurance;

International travel allowance RMB 10,000-15,000 per year.

For distinguished candidates, salary and benefits are negotiable.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a scanned copy of a passport image, and the names, titles, and contact information of at least two references.

Application materials should be sent to Ms. Liu Ling at [email protected], copying to: Ms. Chelsea at [email protected] in Word or PDF format.

Deadline: June 30, 2023

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