Research Assistant Professorship in Machine Learning

Shenzhen University - College of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Worldwide applications are invited for a research assistant professorship of machine learning in College of computer science and software engineering, Shenzhen University, China. The position is open until filled.

As one of the key comprehensive universities in China, Shenzhen University (SZU) consists of 25 colleges, offering 80 undergraduate programs as well as a wide range of MSc and PhD programs in the areas of sciences, engineering, medicine, philosophy, literature, economics, management, law, education, arts, language, and history etc. The university has about 3000 faculty staff and an enrolment of over 34,000 fulltime students from over 20 countries across the world. By providing a large amount of funds, Shenzhen municipality is fully committed to the development of SZU towards a world-class research-intensive university.

Situated next to Hong Kong, Shenzhen is the fastest-growing city in the world, and the most successful Special Economic Zones in China with a population of over 20 million. Shenzhen has often been referred to as the “Silicon Valley of China”, which is an incubator and headquarter for many world-leading telecommunication, biotechnology, and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) companies.

Research areas and contact information:
Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence. (Contact Professor  Shi:

Applicant requirements:

  1. PhD completed. Applicants who study or work in the World Top 200 universities are warmly welcome.
  2. Applicants who have published high level scientific papers are preferred.
  3. With research background in the fields of machine learning, artificial intelligence, image processing and computer vision.

Terms and Conditions of Employment:

  1. Salaries and allowances: no less than RMB 250K/year (1 USD = 6.8 RMB)
  2. The research fellowships are initially for 4 years, renewable following an academic performance review.
  3. Special welfare and allowance provided by Shenzhen University, including housing subsidies.
  4. Start-up research grants from 3 million RMB to 5 million RMB funded by Shenzhen Metropolitan Government.
  5. Financial support of overseas and domestic travels for conferences and research collaborations.

Profiles required for applicants:

  1. Resume
  2. Copies of degree certificates.
  3. Copies of representative publications in the past five years.

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