The School of Information Science and Technology (SIST) in the newly founded ShanghaiTech University invites highly qualified candidates to fill multiple tenure-track as well as tenured positions as founding faculty members of the school. Candidates should have an exceptional academic record or demonstrate strong potential in frontier research areas of information science and technology or closely related fields.
ShanghaiTech’s mission is to become a world-class research university for training future generations of scientists, entrepreneurs, and technological leaders in China. With a state-of-the-art new campus in Zhangjiang High-Tech Park in the cosmopolitan Shanghai, ShanghaiTech is committed to education reform in China by building an open and free academic institution. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In addition to establishing and maintaining a world-class research profile, successful candidates are also expected to contribute substantially to the educational missions of undergraduate and graduate programs within SIST. All faculty members in ShanghaiTech will be part of its new tenure-track system commensurate with international practice, evaluation, and standards.