Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor in Foreign Languages

About East China Normal University

Founded in Shanghai in October 1951, East China Normal University (ECNU) is one of China’s top research universities. Under the Ministry of Education and sponsored by the national key university programs – “Project 211” and “Project 985” – the university is renowned for its teacher training and high-level research programs in both basic and applied sciences.

In 2017, ECNU was selected into Class A of the World First Class University and First Class Academic Discipline Construction Program, an education initiative launched by the Ministry of Education aimed at developing elite Chinese universities into world-class institutions by the end of 2050.

Adhering to the strategy of pursuing interdisciplinary development, internationalization, and informatization, ECNU has made great achievements in talent training, scientific research, community service and international exchanges in the past few decades.

Based on the five action plans of petals of a flower—“Education Plus”, “Ecology Plus”, “Health Plus”, “Intelligence Plus” and “Internationalization Plus”—the university is working hard to forge the Flower of Happiness, ECNU’s recently formulated university development initiative. Through these action plans ECNU intends to fulfil its vision of “Creativity, Character and Community”.

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Invitation to Apply

ECNU invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in multiple disciplines in all ranks from assistant professors to full professors. The positions of research scientists and postdoctoral fellowships are also open for application.


Applicants must possess a doctorate degree in a closely related field and show evidence of relevant teaching and research experience, including peer-reviewed publications. They must have a professional record that proves their external funding history or potential.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact the respective personnel of the School / Department in Contact Information.

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