Officially established on September 30th 2013 by China’s Ministry of Education, ShanghaiTech University is a small-scale research university of academic excellence jointly established by Shanghai Municipal Government and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). ShanghaiTech focuses on science and engineering. The university consists of four schools and two research institutes: School of Physical Science and Technology (SPST), School of Information Science and Technology (SIST), School of Life Science and Technology (SLST), School of Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM), Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies (SIAIS) and iHuman Institute.
ShanghaiTech is committed to serving the national development strategy. ShanghaiTech seeks innovative solutions to address the challenges that China is facing in the field of energy, material, environment, human health, thus to improve productivity driven by innovation, and contribute to the restructuring and development of China. At the end of 2015, the governing body of Zhangjiang Comprehensive National Science Center has been located in ShanghaiTech and among the first four large-scale scientific facilities initiated by the Center, ShanghaiTech is involved in the construction of Live Cell Imagining Facility, Ultra-Intense and Ultrashort Pulse Laser Facility and Free Electron Laser Facility.
SLST seeks scientific breakthroughs in major fields of life science and technology. SLST enjoys extensive collaborations with life science research institutes at CAS and with R&D centers of leading pharmaceutical companies in Shanghai. Its education programs and research projects are designed to address fundamental questions at the cutting-edge of life science and technology. The School advocates an interdisciplinary approach and emphasizes the integration of basic and applied research.
Initial Research Support Package: ShanghaiTech will provide internationally competitive start-up funds, including support for Research Associates and Post-Doctoral fellows. Laboratory space will be provided to match research needs.
Compensation and Benefits: Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. ShanghaiTech also offers a comprehensive benefit package.
Qualifications: Successful applicants should have an exceptional track record of research in life science or technology in the last five years. The recruited faculty member is expected to develop a first-rate research program and contribute to the educational missions of SLST’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter (Firstname_Lastname_Cover_Letter.pdf), a 2-page research plan (Firstname_Lastname_Research_Plan.pdf), a CV (Firstname_Lastname_CV.pdf), up to 3 copies of most significant publications (Firstname_Lastname_Paper1-3.pdf), and the names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc SLST@shanghaitech.edu.cn.
Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
ShanghaiTech University will be proudly exhibiting at Careers in Asia 2019, an inaugural event hosted by jobs.ac.uk. The event will take place at Savoy Place, The Institute of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) prestigious London home on Saturday, 22 June 2019.
If you’re interested in exploring your opportunities for a new role, professional collaborations, visiting scholar and research opportunities, or you’d like to connect with representatives from ShanghaiTech University, please visit https://blog.jobs.ac.uk/careers-in-asia-2019/exhibitors, where you can register to attend Careers in Asia 2019 and make an appointment to meet with ShanghaiTech University at our event. We hope to see you there!