Tenured/Tenure-track Faculty Position in Environmental Science

ShanghaiTech University - School of Physical Science and Technology (SPST)

ShanghaiTech University is a newly established Research University (RU/VH) located at Zhang-Jiang High-Tech Park in Pudong, Shanghai, China. Currently, it has four schools; School of Physical Science and Technology, School of Life Science and Technology, School of Information and Technology and School of Entrepreneurial and Management with expected enrollment of 4,000 graduate and 2,000 undergraduate students. The new University is jointly supported by Chinese Academy of Science (Shanghai Branch) and Shanghai Municipal Government. The vision of ShanghaiTech is to be a globally recognized top research university for its size and profound integration of education, research and innovation by creating a dynamic people centered hub where innovative research, education, and community service meet to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to learning and to solving problems facing society. As a new university, we expect to set up new policies to support an academic environment for best practices of research, teaching and learning. The University will build state of art research and teaching facilities including large research instruments, modern library and classrooms. Shared governance will be a part of the campus culture.

School of Physical Science and Technology (SPST) is expected to have about 100 regular tenured and tenure-track faculty, 1,200 graduate and 750 undergraduate students. The School is established to encourage interdisciplinary research particularly focused on Materials, Environment and Energy. We are currently seeking applicants for an open rank tenure-track/tenured position in Environmental Science.

Qualifications: Successful applicants should have a doctoral degree in Physical Science and Engineering as well as postdoctoral experience for junior level position. They will be expected to establish an independent, internationally recognized research program. Supervise students and teach two course a year. The senior position applicants are expected be leading scientists in his/her research disciplinary. We particularly welcome those with research interests related to Energy, Materials and Environment Science and Engineering to apply.

Initial Research Support Package: University will provide an average of $320K initial start-up fund plus a partial support of a Research Associate and Post-Doctor. Research lab space will be provided matching the research needs. Our faculty will have the access to the research facilities and resources of Chinese Academy of Science.

Compensation and Benefits: Starting salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health and retirement benefits as well as on campus housing renting at a reduced rate. University will also sponsor applications of national and local Talent Programs based on individuals’ qualification and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applications should include curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page statement of research interests and the names and addresses of three individuals who can serve as references for the candidate. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged (http://jobs.shanghaitech.edu.cn, email: talents@shanghaitech.edu.cn). Review of applications will continue until positions filled.

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