Tenure-Track Faculty Positions The Department of Philosophy, Nanjing University 2022

September 21, 2022
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Job Description

The Department of Philosophy at Nanjing University (NJU) is one of the largest and best in China, offering BA, MA, and PhD programs. Our areas of strength include Marxist Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy, Western Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Technology, Logic, Ethics, Religious Studies, Eastern Philosophy and Religious Studies.  The department was ranked top 5 by the Ministry of Education of China in 2012.


  1. Position Descriptions

The Department of Philosophy plans to recruit young scholars who aspire to have a career in the field of philosophy. The application is open to scholars from all over the world. There are vacancies for two (maximum) tenure-track assistant professor and one (maximum) tenure-track associate professors this year. Specific fields of research open for recruitment are:

(1)   Chinese Philosophy

(2)   Western Philosophy


  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); In principle, tenure-track assistant professors are required to have graduated with a PhD degree and engaged in teaching and research for more than 2 years; tenure-track associate professors are required to have graduated with a PhD degree and engaged in teaching and research for more than 4 years;

(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. Supporting Materials for Application

(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

(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 30st, 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 Information

Telephone: 025-89680382 (Mrs. Ji)

Email: zhexue@nju.edu.cn

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



南京大学哲学系是中国高校中历史最悠久、培养人才最多的哲学院系之一,在历次学科评估中均名列前茅。本系拥有一支高水平的教师队伍,总体规模约有 42人,目前有文科资深教授 2 人、教育部“长江学者”2 人、青年“长江学者”2 人、中组部“万人计划哲社领军人才”2 人、“青年拔尖人才”3 人、中宣部“四个一批”人才 2 人、“新世纪百千万人才工程”国家级人选 1 人,国务院八部委“百千万人才工程”国家级人选1人,享受国务院政府特殊津贴专家 14 人,“马工程”首席专家 3 人,教育部“跨世纪优秀人才培养计划”2 人、“新世纪优秀人才培养计划”6 人等国家级人才。




  1. 中国哲学方向
  2. 外国哲学方向



  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。其中助理教授要求博士毕业从事学术研究2年以上;准聘副教授要求博士毕业从事学术研究4年以上;
  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
  3. 科研启动经费
  4. 研究生招生(由系遴选推荐导师资格)
  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










南京大学哲学系网址: https://philo.nju.edu.cn