Tenure-Track Associate Professors in Materials Science and Engineering


  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Placed on: 3rd June 2020
  • Expires: 3rd August 2020

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, China invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Associate Professor. We seek ambitious and creative candidates who have the vision and capability of carrying out interdisciplinary research, and contribute to the collegial and collaborative environment of the department. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong record in our strategic areas of information materials and devices, as well as materials for health and medicines. Exceptional candidates in other areas will also be considered. We offer globally competitive salaries and start-up packages. 

Successful candidates should have a track record of research excellence, and are expected to build a strong research program, advise graduate and undergraduate students, publish in leading archival journals, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and serve the academic community in SUSTech and beyond. 

The MSE Department was established in July, 2013. We currently have 28 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, outstanding facilities, and vibrant researches in materials for information, health, and energy. In autumn of 2020, we will move into the brand new College of Engineering Building, opening an exciting new era for the department. More information about MSE can be found at http://mse.sustech.edu.cn/en/.  

Established in 2012, SUSTech is an emerging public institution in Shenzhen, one of the most prosperous cities in East Asia with vibrant high tech industries. Shenzhen has been tasked as one of the four national science hubs in China, and SUSTech aspires to be a world-class institution with a strong emphasis on student learning, cutting-edge research, and entrepreneurship. More information about SUSTech can be found at https://www.sustech.edu.cn/en/.  

Applicants should submit the following documents to hr-mse@sustech.edu.cn:  

(1) A complete curriculum vita;  

(2) Statement of research interests and plan;  

(3) Copies of five representative research publications; 

(4) Name and contact information of 5 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)