Tenured/Tenure-track Faculty Position in Big Data Analytics

ShanghaiTech University - School of Information Science and Technology (SIST)

The School of Information Science and Technology (SIST) in the newly founded ShanghaiTech University invites highly qualified candidates to fill a tenure-track/tenured position as founding faculty members of the SIST. Candidates should have an exceptional academic record or demonstrate strong potential in frontier research areas of information science and technology or closely related fields.

ShanghaiTech is committed to serving the national development strategy. ShanghaiTech seeks innovative solutions to address the challenges that China is facing in the field of energy, material, environment, human health, thus to improve productivity driven by innovation, and contribute to the restructuring and development of China. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In addition to establishing and maintaining a world-class research profile, successful candidates are also expected to contribute substantially to the educational missions of undergraduate and graduate programs within SIST. All faculty members in ShanghaiTech will be part of its new tenure-track system commensurate with international practice, evaluation, and standards.

We seek a first-class faculty candidate in cutting edge area of Information Science and Technology. The focus on this post will be in the research area of Big Data Analytics as well as various inter-disciplinary areas involving the foundation and applications of information science and technology.

Qualifications:
Candidates must demonstrate

  • a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate education;
  • well developed research plans and demonstrated record/strength/potentials;
  • Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or closely related field);
  • Ideally 4 years relevant research experience

Applications:
Qualified applicants are invited to submit (all in English) a cover letter(Firstname_Lastname_Cover_Letter.pdf), a 2-page research plan(Firstname_Lastname_Research_Plan.pdf), a CV(Firstname_Lastname_CV.pdf), up to 3 copies of most significant publications(Firstname_Lastname_Paper1-3.pdf), and the names of three referees to: talents@shanghaitech.edu.cn.
Mailing Address: School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, Building 8, 319 Yueyang Road, Shanghai 200031, China

Deadline: Until positions are filled.

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary and startup fund are highly competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishment.

ShanghaiTech also offers a comprehensive benefit package to employees and their eligible dependents, including full housing benefits.

For more information, please visit http://www.shanghaitech.edu.cn.


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