Two Senior Professors in Offshore Engineering & Resource and Ocean Acoustic & Fiber Technology


  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: Globally competitive salary.
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Placed on: 4th April 2019
  • Expires: 3rd June 2019

1. Overview of SUSTech

Shenzhen, also known as The Great Eagle City, is China’s first Special Economic Zone and recognized as the driving force for the reforming and opening up of Chinese economy over the past thirty-forty years. In 2017, Shenzhen is selected by the Chinese Government to develop into one of the two of International Ocean Cities in China.

Southern University of Science and Technology(SUSTech)is a public research university established in 2011, funded by Shenzhen Municipality. Widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in collectively moving China’s higher education forward to match China’s ever-growing role in the international arena, SUSTech aspires to be a globally-renowned university that contributes significantly to the advancement of science and technology by excelling in interdisciplinary research, nurturing creative future leaders and creating knowledge for the world. More information can be found in website: http://www.sustech.edu.cn.

2. Overview of DOSE

The Department of Ocean Science and Engineering(DOSE) was founded in July, 2015, aiming to build a team of high quality and international faculty,a “Into the deep ocean” scientific research platform,and an international research program in oceanography. Our long-term vision is to station in Shenzhen, devote our research to the world three oceans!  

Those three aspects Marine Geophysics/Geology (Solid), Physical Oceanography (Liquid) and Microbial Oceanography/Biogeochemistry are included in Ocean Science research area. And Offshore Engineering, Offshore Energy & Resource and Ocean Acoustic & Fiber Technology in Ocean Engineering research area.

3. Ocean Engineering & Faculty Openings

Until now, only two faculties include one Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and one Member of the Norwegian Academy of Technical Sciences in Marine Civil Engineering.

We are seeking two senior professors in Offshore Engineering & Resource and Ocean Acoustic & Fiber Technology respectively.

All positions remain open until filled.

4. Remuneration & Start-up Packages

  1. Income and Benefits
  2. Globally competitive (including US & HK) salary
  3. Apartment inside campus (depending on remaining apartment quantity) or housing allowance of leasing outside;
  4. Social Insurance:Retirement insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, maternity insurance and housing accumulation funds. Special health insurance negotiable.
  5. Shenzhen living subsides of CNY 1.6~3 million and other living subsidies according to your taent level.
  6. Lab space no less than 150 square meters.

III. SUSTech start-up fund of CNY 1 million and other research funds according to your talent level

5. Contact information

Candidates must have a proven and consistent track record of high-quality scientific publications and good communication skills. Chinese and English are required languages for teaching. To apply, please submit the following material electronically to wangy9@sustc.edu.cn: 1) Cover letter; 2) Curriculum vitae (with a complete list of publications); 3) Statement of research and teaching interests; 4) Reprints of three recent papers; and 5) Names and contact information for five references.

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)