Multiple Faculty Positions in Water Sciences via AGU

Hohai University

Nanjing, China 🇨🇳

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


CHWR seeks up to six faculty positions at the rank of full professor or associate professor, including 2 faculties in water resources, 2 in hydrometeorology, and 2 in aquatic ecohydrology.

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.

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]