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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Carbon Finance and Carbon Management

China-UK Low Carbon College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is a world-renowned higher education institution and one of the top universities in China. It has established itself as a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized university and ranks 60th worldwide (QS 2020). 

China-UK Low Carbon College (LCC) was established by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) with the joint efforts of the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and Shanghai Lingang Government in May 2017. LCC is the first college in China that pioneers in low carbon research and education. The vision of the college is to become a world-leading higher education institution with international influence, providing a platform for graduate education, scientific research, executive training, and innovation and incubation in the low carbon field. LCC has established partnerships with first-class universities including the University of Edinburgh, University College London, Warwick University, etc.  

LCC is looking for a specialist with expertise in finance, management, environment, energy, atmospheric science, and geophysics, including but not limited to: 

  • Climate Change and Countermeasure  
  • Carbon Finance and Carbon Management 
  • Smart Energy and Big Data 
  • Renewables and Energy Storage 
  • Low Carbon Combustion and Engine System 
  • Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage 
  • Sustainable Technologies and Waste Resource Utilization 



  • Previous working experience as a professor in a world-class university overseas; 
  • Must have an excellent track record of research and teaching; 
  • Should demonstrate scientific leadership in conducting first-class, innovative and collaborative research in the fields of low carbon; 
  • Should have acquired and coordinated national and international projects with internal and external participants. 

Associate Professor: 

  • Should be able to conduct and lead independent and innovative research projects and demonstrate strong academic potential and teaching abilities; 
  • Should have ideally three-year working experience at a world-leading university or research institute overseas. Outstanding scholars are specifically encouraged to apply.  

Assistant Professor: 

  • Should be able to conduct and lead independent and innovative research projects and demonstrate strong academic potential and teaching abilities; 
  • Should have ideally two-year working experience at a world-leading university or research institute overseas. Outstanding scholars are specifically encouraged to apply. 


The remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

  • LCC provides globally competitive salary with housing allowances and health insurance. 
  • Research startup funds will be provided. 
  • Children of LCC staff will enjoy abundant local education resources. 


  • CV (include a list of publications) 
  • Statement of research and teaching  
  • 3 - 5 representative publications (written in English; published within 5 years) 
  • 3 - 5 recommendation letters  

Please specify your target position in the subject of the email, and send the above-mentioned documents to Please also indicate in the email where you saw our job advert. 

Applications are welcome until the positions are filled. The next interview will be held in mid-to-late May 2020 and is likely to be an online interview. For more information, please visit  


Contact: Ms. Chu 



Location: Shanghai - China
Salary: £33,000 to £100,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th April 2020
Expires: 28th June 2020
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