Hebei University is built by the Ministry of Education and the People’s Government of Hebei Province. It is also a national first-level university supported by Hebei Province. It was founded in 1921 and is located in Baoding City of Hebei Province, and very near to the Capital City (Beijing) and Tianjin City.



Forest Ecology Lab at College of Life Sciences of Hebei University is inviting applications for positions of:


Professors/ Associate Professors/ Assistant Professors/ Researchers (including postdocs) in Forest Ecology


We are looking for outstanding individuals with an excellent track record and research expertise in an area that links abiotic (climate and soil) and biotic (above- and below-ground diversity and composition) drivers of ecosystem functions, processes and properties, such as aboveground biomass, demographic processes, productivity, stability and multifunctionality. We are also interested in candidates having a strong background of global meta-analysis on plant diversity, structure and functions and/or global change ecology as well as GIS/RS techniques. Other outstanding candidates having related research interest in the broad field of ecology (such as microbial ecology; macroecology; community ecology; animal ecology, etc.) are encouraged to contact us.


The successful candidates are expected to develop an internationally recognized research program and to obtain competitive grants from external sources (such as National Natural Science Foundation of China). The selected candidate is expected to guide M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and to participate in the teaching activities offered by the College.


Forest Ecology Lab at College of Life Sciences has excellent research facilities. A start-up package as well as continued core funding for positions and consumables will be available within a dynamic research environment. The descriptions for different positions are available on the University’s website. We have several open positions with different levels of requirements.


Applications, in both English (required) and Chinese (if possible), should include i) a motivation letter, ii) a curriculum vitae, iii) a list of publications highlighting the five most significant ones, iv) a brief statement (5 pages max.) of the past and future research, v) a summary of previous teaching experience, and vi) a copy of degrees/diplomas.



Professor. Dr. Arshad Ali

Lead of Forest Ecology Lab

College of Life Sciences

Hebei University



We offer a pleasant working atmosphere in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. We are committed to promoting gender equality and diversity.

We thank all applicants for your interest in advance; only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Recruitments will be conducted based on the strict assessment criteria of lab, college and university.