联 系 人：于学峰
Global Recruitment of State Key Laboratory of Loess Science (Xi’an, China)
State Key Laboratory of Loess Science (SKLLS) is currently undergoing a reorganization, transitioning from the State Key Laboratory of Loess and Quaternary Geology (website: http://www.llqg.ac.cn), which has received seven consecutive national awards for excellence. In alignment with the nation's significant strategic priorities, the newly revamped State Key Laboratory will continue to spearhead research efforts in the domains of global climate change, regional environmental responses, and human adaptation. It aims to contribute key theories and core technologies to support the ecological preservation of the Chinese Loess Plateau and the high-quality development of the entire Yellow River catchment area.
Dynamic research team: The academic faculty of SKLLS is led by members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the US National Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Europe and the World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries.
World-class research platform: SKLLS has the largest sediment core repository in China, and an outstanding analytical platform including accelerator mass spectrometry clusters. SKLLS also operates two field observation stations in the Chinese Loess Plateau and Guanzhong Plain.
The cradle of talents: To date, apart from three scientists from IEECAS have been honored as members of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and 18 colleagues have been awarded Distinguished Young Scholars by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Open positions and requirements
SKLLS invites individuals with expertise in Earth System Science, including but not limited to global climate change, Quaternary geology, ecology, hydrogeology, environmental science and engineering, and environmental geochemistry to apply for the positions of Director and/or Deputy Director.
For international applicants, a minimum requirement is having served as an Associate Professor or equivalent in a prestigious overseas scientific research institution or university. Domestic applicants should have held professorial or equivalent positions in top universities or national research institutes.
The candidate should possess the capability to comprehend the dynamics and development trajectory of the field, along with visionary strategic planning skills. Candidates seeking Director/Deputy Director positions should showcase exceptional proficiency in management and coordination skills.
Remuneration & Benefits:
The successful candidate will be appointed as a Senior Researcher with an attractive package, including a competitive salary, start-up funding, and relocation allowance. SKLLS prioritizes supporting independent team building and assisting with local talent registration, local settlement and arrangements for the dependent’s schooling.
How to apply
Prospective candidates should submit a concise CV with research experience and publication list, and pertinent supporting documents (e.g. representative publications, educational certificates, awards, etc.) all compiled into a single PDF document.
All applications will be treated in strict confidence. A designated HR representative will be responsible for follow-up.
The deadline for global recruitment is 10 October 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to schedule interview.
Director of Human Resources: Dr. Xuefeng Yu
Address: No. 97 Yanxiang Road, Xi'an 710061, China