JRI has more than 130 teaching and researching staff from both Monash and SEU. It has 5 academicians from Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE), 1 from Australian Academy of Science (AAS) as well as 2 from Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Currently, there are 28 Professors, 11 Associate Professors (or Readers), 10 Senior Lecturers (Senior Research Fellows) and 16 Lecturers (or Research Fellows) from Monash (Monash adopts the British system, all are PhD supervisors); and 47 Professors, 11 Associate Professors and 8 Research Fellows from SEU (46 of them are PhD supervisors). In addition, each of the universities provides >20 academic staff for JGS.
JRI offers various research opportunities for the Postgraduate students in JGS. At president, JGS has more than 500 postgraduate students. By 2019, the total number of students will reach about 1,500 (1,000 masters students and 500 PhD students) according to the agreement between Monash and SEU, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education.