Chain Professor - Energy Engineering

Southern University of Science and Technology of China – Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China (http://www.sustc.edu.cn/en) invite applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty position at Chair Professor rank.  The Department is established with three broad subjects, i.e., Robotics and Automation, Innovative Design and Advanced Manufacturing, as well as Energy Engineering. There are extraordinary opportunities to develop own careers together with the rapid development of the Department in these three major subjects 

Established in 2012, SUSTech is a public institution funded by the municipal of Shenzhen City, a special economic zone in southern China. Shenzhen is a major city located in Southern China, situated immediately north of Hong Kong. As one of China's major gateways to the world, Shenzhen is the country's fast-growing city in the past two decades. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of southern China.  As a state-level innovative city, Shenzhen has chosen independent innovation as the dominant strategy for its development. 

SUSTech is a pioneer in higher education reform in China.  The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution which emphasizes academic excellence and promotes innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. 

Successful candidates are expected to establish vigorous teaching and research programs in the three broad subjects and related interdisciplinary areas. Candidates should possess doctoral degrees in relevant subjects and demonstrate research accomplishment and/or potential. Senior candidates are expected to play leadership role of teaching and research. Globally competitive salaries and start-up packages will be provided. Those interested are invited to apply through the job website at http://talent.sustc.edu.cn/en/enindex.aspx, with submission of the following material electronically to rongym@sustc.edu.cn:  

  1. Curriculum Vitae (with a complete list of publications).
  2. Statement of teaching philosophy.
  3. Statement of research interests.
  4. Selected reprints of three recent papers, to represent your research.
  5. Names and contact details of five references.

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