Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Physical and Biological Oceanography



Location: Shenzhen - China
Salary: Not specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 1st December 2018
Expires: 31st January 2019

The Department of Ocean Science and Engineering at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for tenure-track (or tenured) faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.  Applicants must have earned doctoral degrees in physical oceanography, biological oceanography or closely related fields. Successful applicants will be expected to establish a robust, externally funded research program and demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, student mentoring, and professional services. This position is created with a significant development to establish a vigorous research program in oceanography at SUSTech to serve the national call for China’s important role in deep sea research and resource-oriented exploration in the world oceans. This position will remain open until filled.

SUSTech is a young university (established in 2011)in Shenzhen, China (next to Hong Kong),which is set to become a world-leading research university and to lead the higher education reform in China. It also will serve the needs of innovation-oriented national development and the needs of building Shenzhen into a modern, international and innovative metropolitan.

To apply, please send a cover letter, complete vitae with list of publications, and three names of references to http://talent.sustc.edu.cn/cn/, or to Dr. Y. John Chen, Chair Professor and chair of the Department of Ocean Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, No 1088, Xueyuan Rd., Xili, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China 518055.

Application Process

To apply to join our team, please click the apply link below and provide the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • PhD certificate
  • Five published articles (Within the last five years)
  • Executive summary of academic achievements & proposed research or work plan (1000 words)
  • Letter of recommendation and the names and email addresses of 3 referees (university professors)