The Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR, CAS) was established in 1999 by combining the Institute of Geography (IOG) founded in 1940 and the Commission for the Integrated Survey of Natural Resources (CISNAR) founded in 1956.
In the past decades, IGSNRR and its predecessors have led China in the field of geographical research, making major research contributions to the rational use of natural resources, ecological and environmental protection, comprehensive land consolidation, resource and environmental information systems, and sustainable regional development.
IGSNRR is a multidisciplinary research institute focusing on the physical geography and global change, human geography and regional development, natural resources and environment, geographical information systems and surface simulation, terrestrial water cycle and water resources, ecosystem network observation and modeling, and Chinese agricultural policy. Through the research on these domains, the institute aims to solve the major natural resource and environmental problems related to the national sustainable development and improve its own innovative capacity at the same time.
IGSNRR is very active in the international and domestic cooperation and communication. It has established cooperative arrangements with academic institutions in more than 50 countries and regions.
2. Position and requirements
We welcome applications for the faculty position (at the levels of assistant and associate professor) in the Key Laboratory for Ecosystem Monitoring and Modeling, IGSNRR, CAS. This position is open for the applicants who are specialized in ecosystem process modeling and global change ecology. Experiences in spatial analysis and ecosystem modeling are required.
The applicants need to be qualified with a doctoral degree and proven research experiences in ecosystem modeling, and remote sensing and spatial analysis applications on ecological processes research.
The applicants should be with a good publication record and excellent English writing skills.
3. Relevant information
IGSNRR assures the recruited international staff with basic living and working conditions in China by offering salary and working conditions. Please prepare and submit hard copies of all the following application documents.
Application form in English (Please download the application form as attached)
A recent passport-sized digital photograph (in color)
Photocopy of passport data page
Photocopies of certificates of your highest educational diploma/degree, and/or professional qualification certificates
Photocopies of first pages of your published papers
For more information, feel free to contact us through any of the following methods: