Chair Professor, Junior Faculty Positions at Frontier Institute of Science and Technology (FIST)

Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
Salary Negotiable
Apr 19, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Frontier Institute of Science and Technology (FIST), a 8-year-old research institute at Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), has quickly grown into one of the best known multi-disciplinary research institutions in China. Its success owes to its high-quality faculty recruited from all over the world, together with a new system that maximizes the potential of each faculty member. FIST cordially invites applicants to fill new openings for 10 Chair Professor positions, and multiple junior faculty positions, covering a wide range of inter-connected fields including Physics, Mathematics and Information Science, Materials Science, Chemistry, Life Science, Medicine, and Applied Sciences, etc.

An eligible applicant for Chair Professor Position should be an internationally renowned scientist with outstanding publication record, with the ability and will to build up a nationally and internationally competitive research center or lab.

An eligible junior faculty candidate should have a track-record for excellence in research and potential to become a leader of his/her field. Depending on the overall qualification, the applicant can be considered for professor, associate professor or lecturer.

Successful candidates will be provided with a competitive salary and significant start-up fund, appropriate lab space, together with other benefits.

Interested individuals should set up their free ResearcherID webpage on Please send your ResearcherID citation information, a cover letter, CV, a list of 10 representative publications, one future research plan, one instrument and budget plan to Furthermore, at least two recommendation letters from the references should be directly addressed to

Contact information: Dr. Xiangli Meng, Frontier Institute of Science and Technology (FIST), Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2 West building, 99 Yanxiang Road, Yanta District, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, P.R.China, 710054. Tel. / Fax: +86 29 83395131, email:

XJTU is an AA / EOE employer.