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Talent Recruitment
Contact person: Release date: 2018-05-09

As one of the earliest institutions of higher education in agriculture in China, Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU) initiated its four-year bachelor program in agriculture in 1914, cooperating with Cornell University by both sharing textbooks and mutually admitting learning credits. Today, NAU is a national key university under administrative supervision of the Ministry of Education, China. It is a 211 Project institution and is listed in the National 985 Excellence Initiative Project. Furthermore, according to the Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators, NAU is among the top 1% institutions in the fields of Agricultural Science and Plant & Animal Science. In the 4th evaluation on discipline level conducted by Ministry of Education, Crop Science, Agricultural resources and environment, Plant Protection, and Agroforestry economy management at NAU are marked A+. NAU is also ranked the 11th in terms of the number of the A+ disciplines amongst all universities in China. Public Management, Food Science and Technology, and Horticulture are marked A or A-. NAU is a first-class university in China and is now pursuing a strategy to develop into one of the best agricultural universities in the world.

To secure global food security and achieve a better world agricultural system in the future, phenomics research is one of the fastest growing interdisciplinary research domains in life sciences. In order to build a world-leading international crop phenomics research hub, NAU has established the “Plant Phenotyping Research Center (PPRC)” in 2017. The center implements the policy of “special academic zone” and provides an excellent platform for talents to develop. We are now welcoming leading researchers and young talents to join us.

Professional Field

Plant Phenomics


Internet of Things (IoT)


Image Analysis

Big-data Analysis

Artificial Intelligence

Robotic Automation

Mechanical Design & Manufacture

Machine Learning

and other related areas ...

The Positions

l  Principle Investigators (PI)

Significant experience in managing and implementing of complicated research-oriented and industry collaborative projects

World-leading academic achievements in the relevant fields

A clear vision of the development of plant phenotyping and phenomics research

With a PhD degree and a professorship or equivalent experience


l  Young and Middle-Aged Talents

With a PhD degree

Over 3 years’ experience of studying or working outside China in R&D institution(s) of great renown

Creative achievements in the field

Generally not older than 45 years old

Excellent skills in research communication and organizing scientific events



Competitive salary, attractive remuneration packages, and world-class working and living conditions at NAU.

Contact Us

To apply, please send a C.V. and a covering letter to phenotype@njau.edu.cn.

All positions are open for long term.

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