Recruitment of the Distinguished Professors

Institute for Population and Development Studies

Centre of Population and Social Policy

School of Public Policy and Administration

Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China

  Xi’an Jiaotong University invites application for the Distinguished Professorship of Population and Social Policies, including demography, aging, migration, gender, social policies, and development studies, etc. The university also invites application for the Distinguished Professorship of Public Administration on Public Affair Governance and Innovation, Land and Resource Management, Social Security, Economics of Education and Educational Administration & Policy, and Health Management and Economy. We seek candidates who will be internationally recognized for research, lead community partnerships, excel in teaching and mentoring students, and provide academic leadership as an active senior member of our faculty. The successful candidate will have outstanding records of accomplishment consistent with those roles and of leadership in population and social policies. A PhD degree in demography studies and related disciplines are required. The successful candidate will serve as a core faculty in the academic programs of Public Administrative Sciences.

  The Institute for Population and Development Studies in the School of Public Policy and Administration has 13 faculty members including 8 professors, 4 associate professors and 1 lecturer. The institute has more than 100 students in the graduate programs, including MPA, MS and PhD programs currently. Xi’an Jiaotong University is one of the top universities in China and the biggest one in the Northwest China. Xi'an, the origin of the Silk Road, is a dynamic and historical metropolitan area with 8 million people and a strong, diversified economic base that supports excellent cultural and recreational amenities, outstanding health facilities, and a major international airport.

Your application must include a cover letter describing your qualifications for this position and your CV. We are committed to supporting an academic condition that celebrates diversity. Your letter must address how you will contribute to our University’s Discipline Construction. Salary is commensurate with experience and skills. We offer a generous annual salary package between 350,000- 450,000 RMB.


  All application materials should be submitted electronically or by mail. The following materials are requested:

  1. A letter of application in which you describe your fitness for the position relative to the qualifications listed in this advertisement.

  2. A complete curriculum vitae.

  3. Evidence of effective work.

  4. A statement of research philosophy and approach.

  5. The names and contact information of three referees.

  Other materials may be requested from those selected for interviews. All inquiries and applications will be confidential until we arrange campus visits for finalists. The selected candidate is subject to a background check. For additional information, please contact:

  Tel: +86 29 82668267    +86 29 82668975    Fax: +86 29 82663876;