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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Information Management and Information Systems

Northwestern Polytechnical University

Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) is the only multidisciplinary and research-oriented in China that is simultaneously developing education and research programs in the fields of aeronautics, astronautics, and marine technology engineering. It is one of the first universities to enter into the 211 Project and the 985 Project as well as one of the National “Double First-Class” Universities (Classification A).

The School of Management was founded in 1990 with the integration of Department of Management and China Equipment Training Center. Research and Education in Management have already started since the foundation of Northwestern Polytechnical University. With nearly 30 years of development, it has evolved into an influential school within NPU for systematic disciplines, and rich teaching resources. The mission of the School of Management is to deliver in global context innovative, management education, and applied research connected to management science and business administration. The School is comprised of five teaching and research departments and delivering a broad range of study programs for undergraduate, graduate, doctorate/PhD students, and professional development. As a research-focused school, the School currently has 85 academic staff, 10 research groups, and 4 research institutes. Over 100 research projects are sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Social Science Foundation of China, the National Aviation Foundation, and the Project 863. The School has become one of the most important education and research centers for management study in China.

The School of Management continues to grow rapidly, particularly in the development of international collaboration. In line with the School’s development plan and to meet the thriving market demand, the School also offers Bachelor and Master (3+2) programs, Double Masters programs, and Short-term Exchange programs with its global partners from the USA, the UK, France, Canada, Japan, Sweden, Netherlands, Denmark, and Italy. 

Employment Type: Fixed term contract.

Recruiting Areas:

  1. Big Data Analytics for Business
  2. Business Intelligence
  3. Knowledge Management
  4. Information Management, Information Systems, Information Systems Design and Development

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. A PhD degree from any field of the above recruiting disciplines or related fields.
  2. Studying or research experience in overseas prestigious universities, research institutions, or renowned enterprises is required. 
  3. Recognition in the discipline through innovative and distinguished contribution in research, demonstrated by proven publication record in journals of international standing.
  4. Demonstrated exceptional ability to become an academic or technology leader in the discipline, and the ability to build research teams and perform leadership and mentoring activities.
  5. Conduct full-time teaching and research in the school.

Compensation and Benefits:

Thousand Talents Plan-Youth Program Scholars

  1. Talents will be appointed as Professor and Doctoral Supervisor. One to two post-doctoral research assistants provided and fully funded by the University.
  2. A total bonus of 1,000,000 RMB (tax-free) provided by the Central Government of China and the Provincial Government of Shaanxi.
  3. The annual salary package is 700,000RMB (pre- tax) and performance reward (granted based on the contribution) which are provided by the university and school.
  4. The University will provide an apartment with three bedrooms and one living room, and 400,000RMB relocation allowance (tax-free), or 800,000 RMB relocation allowance (tax-free) without the apartment.
  5. The University will provide 4,000,000-6,000,000 RMB startup research fund and public laboratory platforms and research facilities.
  6. The talents can also apply for the “NPU Ao Xiang Overseas Talents Introduction Program” and the university will provide research startup fund 1,000,000-2,000,000 RMB for finalists. For talents reaching the final defense of Thousand Talents Plan-Youth Program but unsuccessful will be automatically invited to join the “NPU Ao Xiang Overseas Talents Introduction Program”, and provided no less than 450,000 RMB (pre-tax) by the university.
  7. Enjoy benefits like insurance, medic care and others. Employees’ children are eligible for studying at national well-known and top provincial-level kindergarten, primary and high school affiliated with the University.

Youth Talent

  1. Annual salary: professor RMB 350,000-450,000; associate professor RMB 250,000-350,000;assistant professor RMB 210,000-310,000. Please notice all the salary are pre- tax ; plus, performance reward (granted based on the contribution).
  2. Settlement allowance: professor RMB 100,000/person; associate professor RMB 60,000/person; assistant professor RMB 60,000/person.
  3. Research startup funding: professor RMB 200,000/person; associate professor RMB 200,000/person; assistant professor RMB 180,000/person.
  4. Enjoy benefits like insurance, medic care and others. Employees’ children are eligible for studying at national well-known and top provincial-level kindergarten, primary and high school affiliated with the University.
  5. Talents who are selected into “Thousand Talent Plan” of Shaanxi province will receive bonus of RMB 600,000/person (tax free) and startup funding of RMB 300,000 - 1000,000/person.
  6. Talents who have relied on our university to apply national level Youth Talent Program and have reached the final defense will be offered with double research startup funding.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Position Start Date: Available immediately.

How to apply:

Submit a detailed updated C.V in MS Word or PDF version, including educational, research and professional experiences to International Affairs Office by Email Ms. Wang at

More information about the school is available at

Location: Xi'an - China
Salary: ¥210,000 to ¥700,000
£23,449.02 to £78,163.40 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 29th April 2019
Expires: 29th June 2019
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