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Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/ Professor in Low Carbon Technologies

China-UK Low Carbon College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Contract Type: Multi-year, renewable

About us

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is one of the most prestigious universities in China. According to the 2018 QS World University Rankings, SJTU is ranked 62th globally.

The China-UK Low Carbon College (LCC) was established by SJTU in May 2017 and is the first college in China which pioneers in low-carbon research and education. It has established partnerships with top UK universities including the University of Edinburgh and University College London. Meanwhile, LCC is actively seeking collaboration opportunities with other world-class universities. It aims to establish a training base for interdisciplinary and practical talents in the field of low-carbon industry and carbon finance.

The LCC is looking for specialists in AREAS of:

  • Thermal Science and Technology
  • Energy Storage and Clean Energy Technology
  • Low Carbon Combustion and Engine System
  • Smart Energy; Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Friendly Purification Technology
  • Low Carbon Manufacture
  • Low Carbon Architecture
  • Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Waste Resource Utilization
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development
  • Green Transportation

Job Requirements:

  1. A PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, Power and Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Economic Management, or related fields is required.
  2. Applicants should be excellent in both teaching and researching. The candidate should be able to conduct and lead independent and innovative research projects and show strong academic potential and teaching abilities.
  3. Applicants should have global perspective and industry outreach, high-level English speaker language proficiency and ability to conduct interdisciplinary research, especially in collaboration with industry.
  4. Applicants should have at least one-year teaching or researching experience in a world-class university or research institute. For outstanding PhD students from overseas, previous working experience is not required.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Teach graduate and PhD courses;
  2. Conduct scientific research in related fields and publish high-level research works;
  3. Supervise graduate students and PhD students;
  4. Complete other tasks assigned by the China-UK Low Carbon College.

Salary and Benefits:

  1. Salary: Basic Salaries + Annual Bonus
  2. Stipend: Housing Allowances + Health Insurance
  3. Initial research funds are provided for each successful applicant.

Application Materials:

  1. Detailed CV
  2. Statement of research and teaching
  3. Full list of publications
  4. 3 - 5 representative publications (full text in English published within 5 years)
  5. 3 - 5 recommendation letters
  6. Other relevant material, certificates, documentary evidence, etc.

Please specify your target job position in the subject line of the email, and attach all documents mentioned above to the email. The application package should be sent electronically to

LCC recruits outstanding academics all year round and organizes interviews regularly.

Contact Us

Contact: Ms. Chu



Location: Shanghai - China
Salary: £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th March 2019
Expires: 28th May 2019
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