Tenure-track Faculty Positions in School of Law, Nanjing University

September 20, 2022
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  1. About the School

The School of Law, Nanjing University initiated from the Law School of National Central University, which was established in 1928. Law is one of the priority disciplines in Nanjing University. Due to its commitment on facilitating Juristic education and research, the school has cultivated many talents in law field, which has been well known nationally and internationally. There are 69 faculty members, including 30 professors, 27 associate professors and 12 researchers. It has 14 research institutions (e.g., the Sino-Deutsch Law Research Institute, the Chinese Law Case Research Center, and Economic Law Research Institute, etc.) and a post-doctoral research station. Due to the efforts of its students and faculty, School of Law, Nanjing University was evaluated as class A on the disciplines ranking of Chinese Ministry of Education. The school attaches great importance to international exchange and cooperation. It has established sustained and close relationships in the fields of talents training and academic exchange with dozens of colleges and universities from the United States, Britain, Germany, France, Japan, Australia, and the Taiwan region.


  1. Description of Openings

The School of Law plans to recruit young scholars who aspire to have a career in the field of Jurisprudence. The application is open to scholars from all over the world. There are vacancies for three (maximum) tenure-track assistant professor this year. Higher positions for particularly outstanding scholars are available and application will be considered individually. Specific fields of research open for recruitment are:

(1)   Jurisprudence

(2)   Legal History

(3)   Constitutional and administrative Law

(4)   Criminal Law

(5)   Civil and commercial Law

(6)   Procedural Law

(7)   Economic Law

(8)   Environment and Resources Protection Law

(9)   International Law


  1. Conditions for Application

(1)   Abide by the laws and regulations of the People’s Republic of China, and have a passion for teaching and research;

(2)   Abide by the ethics of teachers, uphold academic integrity, be willing to work diligently, and have no criminal record or record in breaching the ethics of teachers and/or academic integrity;

(3)   Have a first-rate background in academic training—specifically, a PhD in relevant disciplines, experience in studying and/or working at first-rate teaching and research institutions, and knowledge of the latest international trends and development in the relevant research field(s);

(4)   Have outstanding teaching abilities—the applicant should be able to teach core and frontline courses in the corresponding discipline, and have sound teaching methodology and strong verbal skills;

(5)   Demonstrate outstanding research output and potential—the applicant should have publications in his/her field of research, original ideas about relevant fields of research, a clear vision about future research plans, and good potential for further academic development.


  1. Application Materials Required

(1)   A letter of application (please specify the field of research and position applied for)

(2)   A detailed CV (please include a list of publications)

(3)   An introduction of your research results and their innovative significance

(4)   A plan for research and its prospects

(5)   Three reference letters

(6)   An account of experience in teaching.


  1. Working at Nanjing University

A successful applicant will be provided with:

(1) An annual salary (to be worked out individually)

(2) A start-up fund for research

(3) Qualification to supervise graduate students

(4) The university provides short-term lodging and housing subsidies. Applicants recruited can purchase commercial housing offered by the university at a special discount

(5) The university provides assistance with children’s schooling at primary and secondary school levels.


  1. Important Dates

September 15st, 2022

The application period will be extended appropriately if the number of the applicants for single postition is relatively small.

Results are estimated to be released by the end of December 2022.


  1. Contact Us

Tel.: +86 (0)25-83686448 (Ms. Wu)

Email:  swu@nju.edu.cn

Website: https://law.nju.edu.cn







  1. 法学理论专业
  2. 法律史专业
  3. 宪法学与行政法学专业
  4. 刑法学专业
  5. 民商法学专业
  6. 诉讼法学专业
  7. 经济法学专业
  8. 环境与资源保护法学专业
  9. 国际法学专业



  1. 遵守中华人民共和国法律和法规,热爱教学科研事业;
  2. 具有良好的师德师风,恪守学术道德,勤勉工作,无犯罪记录,无违反师德师风和学术道德惩处记录;
  3. 一流的学术背景:具有相关学科领域的博士学位,具有一流教学科研机构的学习、工作经验,熟悉相关领域国际前沿的研究动态。
  4. 出色的教学能力:应具有能够胜任本专业核心基础课程和前沿课程的教学能力,掌握良好的教学方法,具有较强的语言表达能力;
  5. 突出的科研成果显示度与未来科研发展潜力:应有相关研究方向的成果显示度,对相关研究领域有原创性观点,未来研究计划思路清晰,具有较好的学术潜力。



  1. 岗位申请信(应明确申报的研究方向、具体岗位)
  2. 详细个人简历(含已发表学术成果目录)
  3. 研究成果与创新性
  4. 研究计划与研究潜力
  5. 三封推荐信
  6. 教学经验




  1. 事业编制岗位或参照事业编制聘用
  2. 实行年薪制(具体另行商定)
  3. 科研启动经费
  4. 研究生招生
  5. 学校提供短期周转住房和住房补贴,获聘人可优惠购买学校提供的商品房
  6. 协助解决子女就读于小学和中学