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Assistant or Full Professor at the International School of Advanced Materials (ISAM)

South China University of Technology

Location: Guangzhou - China
Salary: ¥300,000 to ¥1,000,000
£33,498.60 to £111,662 converted salary* per annum or pro rata
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th November 2018
Closes: 31st December 2018
Job Ref: FPR-2018-004

South China University of Technology (SCUT) invites applications for positions of Assistant or Full Professors at the International School of Advanced Materials (ISAM). 


SCUT is one of China’s top universities supported by Project 985. The location is Guangzhou. The School of Materials Science and Engineering (SMSE) is one of four disciplines awarded "Dual First Class" subjects at SCUT. With students mainly from China but also internationally, all teaching at ISAM is in English.

ISAM is a part of the Network of International Centres for Education in China (NICE), which supports universities in establishing international schools by introducing international faculty members, led by internationally renowned academics and reinforced by a range of dedicated supportive policies. The academic strength of ISAM is further supported by the ample shared resources of SMSE. The two unites jointly generate more than 300 SCI papers published in top journals including Science, Nat. Photonics, Adv. Mater., Small, Appl. Phys. Lett., etc. The research outcome includes more than $20m research funding and 200 patents annually. The website of ISAM can be found at:

Interlink Group:

In this mission, Interlink Group is engaged with ISAM to source suitable candidates and establish world-class teaching and research unit with its offices in the UK and China.

Job Description and Qualifications:

We are seeking to appoint Assistant or Full professors in Material Science. A qualified candidate is expected to have a PhD degree in Material Science, Physics, Chemistry or related disciplines, with experience in the innovative delivery of teaching to undergraduate-level students.

The post holders shall deliver a contemporary curriculum to undergraduate students and liaison points with the students. The main duties associated with the post are as follows:

  • Course delivery for courses related to material science, including (but not limited to): nano materials, composite materials, polymer materials, energy materials, semiconductor materials, ceramic materials, biomaterials, general physics, general chemistry, etc.
  • Contribution to the academic administration.
  • Supervision and assessment of BSc (and possibly MSc) student projects.
  • Helping ISAM improve its engagement with industry and enhance students' employability.
  • Supporting and growing key international partners.

Contract type:

  • Full time or part time, full time candidates are preferred.
  • Minimum one year contract, long term engagement is preferred.


Guangzhou, China 

Salary and benefit:

The whole package includes:

  • Standard salary range is RMB 300,000 – 1,000,000 per annum or pro rata for this role, but negotiable according to the candidates’ experiences. Top researchers are very welcome with salary up to RMB 10,000,000 per annum or pro rata, plus dedicated start-up funding.
  • flight ticket to Guangzhou, China
  • medical insurance
  • reimbursement of application processes, e.g. work permit and visa applications
  • support for research programme and funding applications
  • life style assistance

Start Date:

1st March 2019 

Closing Date for applications:

31st December 2018 

How to Apply for the Job:

Applicants will be required to prepare following documents:

  • a covering letter/supporting statement
  • a brief statement of teaching interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position)
  • 3 names and contact details of referees
  • a latest CV as part of application

The application package should be sent electronically to Applicants may also email us to acquire more information.

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