Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor in Climate Change and Sustainable Development

China-UK Low Carbon College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

About us
China-UK Low Carbon College (LCC), founded by Shanghai Jiao Tong University(SJTU), devotes to provide talents, technology and industry support aiming for deeply involved in global governance, promoting the China's low carbon industry and sustainable development, as well as proposing solutions for the changes in response to global climate. LCC will bring world-class experts in the field of low carbon together, and build a teaching and research institution with a cross discipline in the field of low carbon. LCC is dedicated to educate the complex, international and innovative talents, organize the prospective and systematic executive training of low carbon industry, carry out the cutting-edge and innovative scientific research, promote the incubation of the low carbon technology outcome, realize the integration development of industry, education and research, build the science and technology innovation center in the field of low carbon, and provide a strong support to promote the development of low-carbon industries in Shanghai and the world.

Working at LCC
LCC is located at Lingang Industrial Area of Pudong New Area, Shanghai, which is known as the low-carbon practice base of Shanghai. LCC has an independent courtyard with two buildings of more than 20000 square meters, it owns one main building and one independent laboratory building with top-ranking facilities.

Faculty Recruitment in UK

  1. Time: 25th July, 14:00
    Venue: Mayfair Room, CIEE Global Institute, 46-47 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 4JP
  2. Time: 26th July, 17:00
    Venue: Edinburgh Research & Innovations Ltd, University of Edinburgh, the Munro meeting room 1 - 7 Roxburgh Street, Edinburgh EH8 9TA.

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor in Climate Change and Sustainable Development


  • Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Power and Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Economic Management, Finance, or related fields.
  • The ability to establish and conduct independent and innovative research.
  • Applicant with research background of carbon technology, carbon management and carbon finance will be preferred.
  • Priority for those who have one year or more research experience in the world-class university or institute.

For successful applicant, he/she will be provided with:

  • Salary: The Assistant Professor’s base salary will be no less than$43,000 USD per year, performance allowance not included. The Associate Professor (Special Researcher) will have no less than $58,000USD per year, performance allowance not included. The Professor will have no less than $86,000 USD per year, performance allowance not included.
  • Doctoral supervisor qualifications.
  • First-class scientific research platform and working conditions; $73,000 to $430,000 USD Start-up funding.
  • Well-furnished transitional apartment; more than$73,000to $215,000USDhousing subsidies.

For those who has been granted as "1000-talents Plan – Young Professionals":

  • Salary: base salary will be no less than $58,000 USD per year, performance allowance not included.
  • Doctoral supervisor qualifications.
  • First-class scientific research platform and working conditions; $145,000 to $ 430,000 USD Start-up Funding
  • Well-furnished transitional apartment; more than $ 215,000 USD housing subsidies


Application material should be: A detailed CV or resume with full record of publications, research and teaching interests as well as the contact information of at least three references.

All applications should be submitted in electronic form via email (lcc-hr@sjtu.edu.cn). Please include the target position in the title of the email. The next on-site interview is supposed to be held between September and November, 2017.

Ms. Li
Tel: 021-34206751
Email: lcc-hr@sjtu.edu.cn

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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