Faculty Recruitment for South China Sea Institute, XMU
  Time: 2015-12-16   Author:   Hits: 424

The South China Sea Institute of Xiamen University (SCSI) was officially inaugurated on November 3, 2012. It is an interdisciplinary research institution headed by the well-known Professor Kuen-chen FU and boasts researchers specializing in various fields. SCSI is dedicated to building a national-level think tank revolving around laws and policies for China seas, especially the South China Sea (SCS), primarily with the following research areas:

1. Oceans policy and law
2. Maritime delimitation and protection of maritime rights and interests
3. International relations concerning oceans
4. Navigation security and maritime law enforcement
5. Cross-strait cooperation on maritime issues
6. Marine environmental protection and resources management
7. History and geography of oceans and underwater cultural heritage
8. Historical archives on Chinese maritime boundaries
9. 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

We cordially welcome talents from all corners of the world to join the South China Sea Institute of Xiamen University!

I. Academic Areas and Vacancies

International Law, Law of the Sea, Oceans Policy, International Relations, Ocean History, Maritime Archaeology and other ocean-related disciplines. There are three to four vacancies.

II. Positions Available and Qualifications

1. Full Professorships

(1)Applicants must possess a doctoral degree or the highest-level degree in a relevant discipline and meet all other requirements according to rules and regulations of the university.

(2)Applicants with a doctoral degree from a renowned overseas or domestic university or other research institution are preferred and must have at least five years of research experiences.

(3)Applicants must be proficient in both English and Chinese languages(or in other foreign language) and are passionate about academic work.

2. Associate Professorships

(1) Applicants must possess a doctoral degree or the highest-level degree in a relevant discipline and meet all other requirements according to rules and regulations of the university.

(2) Applicants with a doctoral degree from a renowned overseas or domestic university or other research institution are preferred and must have at least three years of research experiences.

(3) Applicants must be proficient in both English and Chinese languages (or in other foreign language) and are passionate about academic work.

3. Assistant Professorships

(1) Essential Qualifications

a. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree from or hold a post-doctoral position in a renowned overseas or domestic university or other research institution and should fulfill other requirements according to rules and regulations of the university;

b. Applicants must be proficient in both English and Chinese languages (or in other foreign language) and are passionate about academic work.

(2) Doctoral graduates as of the current academic year for assistant professorships may be accepted as Research-oriented Assistant Professors who are entitled to the salary and benefits of assistant professors (including housing or housing allowances). They are required to undertake full-time scientific research as post doctorates for two years, during which time teaching is not compulsory.

Doctoral graduates as of the current academic year with outstanding performance may be accepted directly as Assistant Professors if they meet all the relevant requirements of the university.

III. Recruiting Procedures

1. SCSI seeks qualified faculty around the world.
Applicants can submit their application documents at any time. The job information is effective until the position is taken.

2. The Institute will review the application documents according to the procedures with respect to faculty recruitment and appointment .

IV. How to Apply

1. Please submit a digital application package to scsi@xmu.edu.cn, with the email “subject” noted with: your name, relevant academic discipline, and the position that you apply for. The
following documents should be attached:

1) A complete Xiamen University Faculty Position Application Form.

2) Three letters of reference from academic/professional peers in PDF format.

3) Evidence of professional qualifications in PDF format, including, but not limited to: scanned copies of all the relevant diplomas, degrees and certificates, detailed listing of all the relevant
research achievements, including proof of publication for papers, monographs, book chapters, working papers, patents, and any relevant awards or other types of professional recognition.

2. Contact Information

Ms. ZHANG Xia

Tel: 86-592-2187715

Fax: 86-592-2187762

Email: scsi@xmu.edu.cn

For more details, please see: http://rsc.xmu.edu.cn/s/137/t/722/a/147175/info.jspy