Jin Baoping, from the Han ethnic group, is a native of Qinyuan County, Shanxi Province. He was born in April 1954, started to work in February 1970 and joined the Communist Party of China in November 1981. He has a doctorate degree and is an associate professor. The following is his CV:
February 1970 -- December 1978 Worker, the Hydraulic Components Factory, Telecommunications Bureau of Changzhi City, and the Radio Factory of Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province.
December 1978 -- March 1982 Student, Shanxi College of Finance & Economics.
March 1982 -- July 1985 Cadre, Office of Technological Cadres and Office of Titles, the Personnel Bureau of the Beijing Municipal Government.
July 1985 -- June 1986 Cadre, General Office of the Party Committee of the Beijing Municipal Government Organizations.
June 1986 -- December 1990 Deputy director, General Office of the Party Committee of the Beijing Municipal Government Organizations.
December 1990 -- May 1992 Deputy director, Comprehensive Office of the Department of Ideological and Political Work at the State Education Commission.
May 1992 -- September 1993 Director, Comprehensive Office of the Department of Ideological and Political Work at the State Education Commission (Between August 1992 and August 1993, Assistant President of Beijing Normal University).
September 1993 -- November 1994 Deputy secretary of the Party Committee of Shaanxi Normal University.
November 1994 -- February 1997 General manager and party secretary, Chinese Teaching Instruments and Equipment General Corporation.
February 1997 -- June 1998 General manager, Chinese Teaching Instruments and Equipment General Corporation.
June 1998 -- September 1998 Vice president, Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).
September 1998 -- November 2006 Secretary of the Party committee and Vice president, Graduate School of CASS.
November 2006 -- May 2009 Deputy secretary-general of CASS.
May 2009 -- December 2010 Deputy secretary-general of CASS; Secretary of the Party Committee and vice director of the Institute of Russian, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies of CASS.
December 2010 -- November 2011 Deputy secretary-general of CASS, secretary of Party Committee; vice director of the Institute of Russian, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies; and director of the Bureau of Scientific Research Management, CASS.
November 2011 – the Present Deputy secretary-general of CASS and director of the Bureau of Scientific Research Management, CASS.