Multiple Faculty Positions in Water Sciences via AGU

Hohai University

Nanjing, , CN

The College of Hydrology and Water Resources (CHWR) at Hohai University (HHU), China invites applications for multiple faculty positions in water sciences, to start as early as March 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.


(1) 2-3 Professors

CHWR seeks 2-3 faculty positions at the rank of full professor in the fields of water resources management, water resource policy, hydrometeorology, urban hydrology or water-food-energy nexus.

(2) 4-5 Associate Professors

CHWR also seeks 4-5 faculty positions at the rank of associate professor in the fields of water resources management, water resources policy, ecohydrology, urban hydrology, hydrometeorology, water informatics, and other fields of hydrological sciences.

(3) 2-3 Lecturers (Equivalent to Assistant Professors)

The study fields of the early-career faculties can span all above fields.

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, water resources, and other related fields.

  • 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: [email protected]