Professor / Associate Professor - School of Materials Science and Engineering

Sun Yat-sen University

Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen, is located in Guangdong Province of China, an area neighboring Hong Kong and Macao. SYSU is the best university in South China and a top 10 university in China Mainland. The University has built a new school on Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) and it will have a series of new buildings on East Campus (University City of Guangzhou). Our mission will focus on education and research on new functional materials of photo/electro nanomaterials, energy and environmental materials, biomedical materials. Now the School of MSE SYSU continues to seek global applicants for a full professor or associate professor position.

We are seeking outstanding candidates who will like to work in photo/electro nanomaterials, polymer materials, and biomedical materials for application in new energy generation and storage, environmental protection, healthcare and clinical application. Applicants should have a doctorate degree and postdoctorate experience in materials sciences and engineering, materials chemistry, materials physics, polymers, biomaterials, and chemical engineering. In this year, we especially encourage applicants who have background of materials engineering and industrial R&D experience. Successful candidates should be of full independent research capability and great potential.

Application needs to apply either “Innovative Talents Program (1000 plan)” of Chinese government or “Hundred Talents Program” of SYSU. Successful applicants will be provided by a generous start-up package, which includes competitive compensation of salary plus housing bonus and attractive laboratory space. The university will pay full salaries for graduate students, postdoctorates, and full-time research fellows.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vita, three recommendation letters, summary of research achievement and research plan via email to the contact.

The position is available long term and open to applicants regardless of nationality. SYSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/expression, disability, or any other basis protected by China government laws. 

Professor Yongming Chen:

Ms Qiuping Dong:

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou

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