Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics

  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: A highly competitive salary
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Placed on: 16th September 2020
  • Expires: 15th November 2020

The Department of Mathematics at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) position in mathematics, commencing August 2021. The candidates should have a strong record and promise in research together with a commitment for excellence in teaching. A doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related area is required at the time of appointment. 

The VAP position is a three-year nontenure earning appointment. The VAP is expected to conduct vigorous research and perform quality teaching. The teaching load is the same as our regular tenure-track faculty members. The VAP affiliated with the newly founded SUSTech International Center for Mathematics will enjoy a reduced teaching load.

SUSTech offers highly competitive salaries, benefits, and startup packages. Qualified candidates may be also eligible for the Shenzhen municipal Peacock Talent Program which carries a substantial bonus. 

For application, please apply via the Apply link above. The application will be considered continuously until the position(s) fully filled. Starting date can be negotiated.

The Department of Mathematics at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) was founded in 2015 with the mission of conducting first-class research and mathematical education. The department offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. Current fulltime faculty members include two Chinese Academy of Sciences members, six National Talents Distinguished Scholars, and four Junior National Talents Distinguished Scholars. Almost all faculty members have had multiple years of teaching and research experience in top universities outside of China, and with a large percentage of them held tenured positions in the West. Research interests of the faculty members cover a broad array of Mathematics including Pure Mathematics, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Probability and Financial Mathematics.

More information about the department can be found at

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)