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    KoGuan Faculty Recruitment Announcement

           Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School (KoGuan Law) is the youngest elite law school in China. It is currently ranked No. 10 by the PRC Ministry of Education. KoGuan Law has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

     
    In 2007, the Leo KoGuan Foundation of the United States granted US$ 30 million to KoGuan Law. One of the purposes of the donation is to help KoGuan Law to identify, attract and recruit top-notch law faculty. In accordance with the donation agreements, KoGuan Law will recruit three KoGuan Presiding Professors, 10 KoGuan Chair Professors and 19 KoGuan Youth Legal Scholars. With the generous support of the Leo KoGuan Foundation, we currently invite applications world-wide for 2 KoGuan Presiding Professors, 3 KoGuan Chair Professors and 5 KoGuan Youth Legal Scholars in all areas of law, particularly civil law, commercial law, intellectual property (IP) law, procedural law, environmental law, labor law, medical law, and Internet law. Applications from residents of countries other than the PRC are especially encouraged.
     

    Two (2)
    KoGuan
    Presiding Professors
    Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    •    to lead the development of a discipline, construction of the discipline base, interdisciplinary research and internationalization of the discipline, and build a top-notch team;
    •    to organize applications of important and influential research projects and strive to achieve break-through research results;
    •    to educate and supervise undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students as required;
    •    to build an academic team and promote and support young faculty members.
    Qualification of Candidates:
    •    being committed to teaching and academic research and have good academic reputation and impact
             having published articles or books in presses and/or academic journals of internationally known universities as well as reputed presses and/or academic journals in the field with anonymous peer review process;
             being able to engage in academic communication in a foreign language
             fulfilling one of the following requirements:
          1)   member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences;
          2)   member of the Philosophy and Social Sciences Commission of the Ministry of Education;
          3)   senior professorship affirmed according to special procedures by well-known national universities;
          4)   tenured professorship of world-renowned universities or well-known law schools;
          5)   acknowledged legal scholar of authority.
    Three (3)
    KoGuan
    Chair Professors
    Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    •     to lead the rapid development of a discipline, construction of the discipline base, interdisciplinary research and internationalization of the discipline, and build a top-notch team;
    •     to organize applications of important and influential research projects and strive to achieve break-through research results;
    •     to educate and supervise undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students as required;
    •     to build an academic team and promote and support young faculty members.
    Qualification of Candidates
         being committed to teaching and academic research and have good academic reputation and impact
         having published articles or books in presses and/or academic journals of internationally known universities as well as reputed presses and/or academic journals in the field with anonymous peer review process;
    •     being able to engage in academic communication in a foreign language
    •     fulfilling one of the following requirements:
          1)   Cheung Kong Scholars;
          2)   well-known scholars equal to Cheung Kong Scholars;
          3)   tenured professorship of world-renowned universities or well-known law schools;
    Five (5)
    KoGuan
    Youth Legal Scholars
    Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    •     to educate and supervise undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students as required;
    •     to actively apply various research projects and strive to achieve high-quality research results;
    •     to actively organize and participate in various academic activities and contribute to the rapid development and internationalization of the discipline;
    Qualification of Candidates
    •     being committed to teaching and academic research;
    •     less than 45 years old when applying;
    •     being able to engage in academic communication in a foreign language;
    •     fulfilling one of the following requirements:
          1)  selected candidate for the National Hundred-Thousand-Ten-Thousands Talent Project (Levels 1 & 2) sponsored by the Ministry of Personnel
          2)selected candidate for the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University(NCET) sponsored by the Ministry of Education
          3)having published a number of articles in authoritative journals and have both great academic potential and significant academic impact in the relevant research field.

     

    Application Documents Required for Submission:

    •     Application Form (Chinese  English)
    •     Curriculum vitae including a statement of educational background starting with high school, qualifications, and professional career
    •     A list of academic activities (publications, conference presentations, etc.)
    •     Two letters of recommendation from two separate referees
     
    Application Procedure
    This is a rolling advertisement. Applications are invited until the positions are filled. Candidates must send the required application documents to the following mailing address.
     
    KoGuan Law School reserves the right to screen and call only such candidates as are found prima-facie suitable for being considered by the Qualification Review and Evaluation Committee. Thus, just fulfilling the prescribed conditions would not entitle one to be called for interview.
     
    Submitted documents will not be returned to candidates. All personal information obtained from candidates are strictly controlled within university and not used for purpose other than employment and operation of the university.
     
    Mailing Address:
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School
    800 Dong Chuan Road
    Minhang District, Shanghai 200240
    PRC
     
    Contact Person:
    Ms. YUAN Liping
    (86 21) 3420-7186
     
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