Associate Professor / Professor

Sun Yat-sen University - School of Electronics and Communication Engineering

School of Electronics and Communication Engineering
The School was founded in May 2017. It is one of the New Engineering Disciplines to be prospered in Sun Yat-sen University Shenzhen campus which will be completed in 2019. Before that, the School is in the Higher Education Mega Center of Guangzhou. The School pivots its interests in Electronic Sciences and Technology as well as Information and Communication Engineering.

We are recruiting faculty as Associate Professor/Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Candidates with an expertise in Information Coding and Transmission, Deep Space and Deep Ocean Communications, Intelligent Communication Networks, Multimedia Signal Processing, Radio Frequency and Integrated Circuits, and Emerging Information Technology will be preferred.

The School will be equipped with state-of-the-art research facilities and managed under international standards. It aims to become the mainland’s education and research center for information technology. Sun Yat-sen University is where you can enrich yourselves for excellence and realize your dreams defined by innovation, enterprise and services. Welcome to be one of us. 

Candidate Requirements
Applicants should

  • Have a PhD degree and rich research experience in related disciplines with a sounding research record demonstrated by publications, research funding (including project engagement) and postgraduate supervision;
  • Preferably have oversea and diverse research experience;
  • Interested in higher education and willing to engage their teaching with research and contribute to a fertile knowledge innovation environment for the School;
  • Fluent in Mandarin and English, and good writing skill in both Chinese and English;
  • For the position of Professor, applicants should already have a faculty position or ideally five years research experience after his/her PhD in internationally renowned Universities. They should also demonstrate their research influence and their capability of attracting research grants. 


  • Applicants will be recruited through the University Hundreds Talent Program (百人计划) which provides settlement funding, housing benefit and research startup funding. Scale of the funds will depend on the recruitment category;
  • The University will also provide transitional housing for up to three years. Children of the recruits can receive their education in the University’s affiliated Kindergarten, Primary School and Middle School;
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply the national recruitment programs, including the Chang Jiang Scholar, the Thousand Talents and the Thousand Young Talents. The University will coordinate their application. 

Sun Yat-sen University
Sun Yat-sen University
is a preeminent university in China. With the continuous support of the national and provincial governments, Sun Yat-sen University is now a modern and comprehensive university that enjoys a reputation as a domestic top-tier university and a renowned university worldwide. With five campuses spanning across Guangzhou, Zhuhai and Shenzhen, and ten affiliated hospitals, the University is striving to become a world-class university and a global center for learning. The University has a solid multidisciplinary foundation of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, medical sciences and engineering. 

To Apply
Please submit your CV and a Research Plan that demonstrates your strength and research vision to, titled by the position you want to apply, e.g., “University Hundreds Talent Professor”. 

The School will have regular assessment on applications. Candidates will be informed to further submit their application form and their reference letters should also be directed to the above email. Three reference letters are needed. The School will then arrange interview with the candidates. The application is open all year round. You can know more about the School through

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