The Distinguished Professorship of Social Security – Xi’an Jiaotong University

The Distinguished Professorship of Social Security

Department of Social Security School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Xi’an Jiaotong University, a national key university under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, is one of the country’s oldest institutions of higher learning. It was included in the first group of universities singled out for high priority development under the country’s seventh and eighth five year plans and also in the first group of universities to benefit from Project 211 and Project 985, with the goal of becoming a world class university.

Xi'an Jiaotong UniversityFounded in 2000, the Social Security Department of the Xi’an Jiaotong University was among the first batch of labor and social security departments in Northwest China set up by the Ministry of Education. A sound and integrated training system includes bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees has been established. Being a distinguished research team, it has scored great and outstanding achievements in the fields of social security statistics and actuarial science, health care system and social security policy, and social security management. Besides, it boasts a National Social Science Decision-making Enquiry Point and its Public Economics is entitled a National Excellent Course.

The Social Security Department of Xi’an Jiaotong University is now recruiting three distinguished professors supported by the “Young Talent Support Plan”. We seek candidates below 40years old; conditions may be relaxed for outstanding people to below 45 years old. Besides, the candidates are expected to:

  • hold a Ph.D. degree,
  • fit the major strategic needs of social security systems and policies,
  • have undertaken major national scientific research projects,
  • have published SSCI papers and made suggestions on national strategic policies, and
  • lead or show great potential to exceed in this field of study.

The university will provide a favorable working environment, attractive payrolls as well as all necessary backing, including support for the research team, research platform, housing and the schooling of your children. All such favorable conditions are aimed to help you come committed to excellence in the field of study.

All talents at home and abroad meeting the above requirements and willing to fulfill your ambition in pushing forward the frontier of this field are warmly welcome to join us!


All application materials should be submitted electronically or by mail. The following materials are requested:

  1. A letter of application in which you describe your fit to the position relative to the qualifications listed in this advertisement.
  2. A complete curriculum vitae
  3. Evidence of effective work
  4. A statement of researching philosophy and approach
  5. The names and contact information of three references

Other materials may be requested of those selected for interviews. The selected candidate is subject to a background check.

For additional information, please contact:
Tel: +86 29 82668267 +86 29 82668975 Fax:+86 29 82663876