Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professorship in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Placed on: 10th January 2018
  • Expires: 23rd February 2018

The University
Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the municipal of Shenzhen, a special economic zone city in China. Shenzhen is a major city located in Southern China, situated immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. 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, home to the world's third-busiest container port, and the fourth-busiest airport on the Chinese mainland. A picturesque coastal city, Shenzhen is also a popular tourist destination and was named one of the world's 31 must-see tourist destinations in 2010 by The New York Times. By the end of 2013, there were over 10 million permanent residents in the city. The Southern University of Science and Technology 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. The teaching language at SUSTech is bilingual, either English or Putonghua. Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque Nanshan (South Mountain) area, the new campus offers an ideal environment suitable for learning and research. The new campus occupies more than 1,940,000 square meters, and the total construction area will be approximately 630,000 square meters.

Call for Application
The Southern University of Science and Technology now invites applications for a faculty position in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The department is seeking to appoint a tenured or tenure track position at an open rank. Candidates with research interests in a mainstream field of electrical and electronic engineering will be considered, including but not limited to IC Design, Embedded Systems, Internet of Things, VR/AR, Signal and Information Processing, Control and Robotics, Big Data, AI, Communication/Networking, Microelectronics, and Photonics. The position will be a full time post. SUSTech adopts the tenure track system, which offers the recruited faculty members a clearly defined career path. The candidate should have a demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. For senior positions, the candidate must have an established record of research, and a track-record in securing external funding as PI. As a State-level innovative city, Shenzhen has chosen independent innovation as the dominant strategy for its development. It is home to some of China's most successful high-tech companies, such as Huawei and Tencent. As a result, SUSTech considers entrepreneurship is one of the main directions of the university, and good starting supports will be provided for possible initiatives. SUSTech encourages candidates with intention and experience on entrepreneurship to apply.

Terms & Applications
To apply, please send curriculum vitae, description of research interests and statement on teaching to SUSTech offers competitive salaries, fringe benefits including medical insurance, retirement and housing subsidy, which are among the best in China. Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience. More information can be found at Candidates should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation sending directly to the above email account. The search will continue until the position is filled. For informal discussion about the above posts, please contact Professor Xiaowei SUN, Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, by phone 86-755-88018558 or email:

Application Process

To apply to join our team, please click the apply link below and provide the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • PhD certificate
  • Five published articles (Within the last five years)
  • Executive summary of academic achievements & proposed research or work plan (1000 words)
  • Letter of recommendation and the names and email addresses of 3 referees (university professors)