2017 Faculty Recruitment for South China Sea Institute, Xiamen University
  Time: 2016-12-12   Author:   Hits: 11

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

International Law, Law of the Sea, Oceans Policy, International Relations, Ocean History, Maritime Archaeology and other ocean-related disciplines.

II. Positions Available and Qualifications

1. Full Professorships

1Applicants 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. They should be at the age of not more than 45.

2Applicants 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.

3Applicants 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. They should be at the age of not more than 40.

(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; they should be at the age of not more than 35.

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 according to international practices; they should undertake the work of teaching and academic research in compliance with relevant requirements of the university.

III. Vacancies

Field

Position

Number

Qualifications

Research Orientation

Note

International Law

Professor

1

Academic leader; have   published papers in international law

Public international law;   the law of the sea

doctoral degree; applicants   with a doctoral degree from a renowned overseas university or other research   institution are preferred; at least five years of research experiences

Specialized History

Professor

1

Outstanding achievements in   scientific research; have published papers or monograph(s) in marine history

Marine history

doctoral degree; applicants   with a doctoral degree from a renowned overseas university or other research   institution are preferred; at least five years of research experiences

International Law

Associate Professor

1

Outstanding and   representative achievements in scientific research

Public international law;   the law of the sea

doctoral degree; applicants   with a doctoral degree from a renowned overseas university or other research   institution are preferred; at least three years of research experiences

International Relations

Associate Professor

1

Outstanding and   representative achievements in scientific research

International relations;   marine policy

doctoral degree; applicants   with a doctoral degree from a renowned overseas university or other research   institution are preferred; at least three years of research experiences

International Law

Assistant Professor

1

Good capacities and potentials in scientific research; representative   achievements in scientific research

Public international law; the   law of the sea

doctoral degree from a   renowned overseas/domestic university or other research institution

  

IV. Recruiting Procedures

1. Please visit and register at http://jobs.xmu.edu.cn/

2. Please complete the information and submit relevant materials proving the qualifications ( in PDF format, including scanned copies of all the relevant diplomas, degrees and certificates, proof of
 research achievements such as papers, monographs and patents, relevant awards and etc.) in the recruiting system at
http://jobs.xmu.edu.cn/

3. Choose the position in the recruiting system and submit the application at http://jobs.xmu.edu.cn/.

V. Contact Information

Ms. ZHANG Xia (Office Director)

Tel: 86-592-2187715

Fax: 86-592-2187762

Email: scsi@xmu.edu.cn

For more details, please see: http://rsc.xmu.edu.cn/bc/2b/c8655a179243/page.htm