Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Humanities Studies


  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Placed on: 16th November 2020
  • Expires: 1st December 2020

CENTER FOR THE HUMANITIES AT SUSTech:Southern University of Science and Technology is a public university located in Shenzhen, China, a mega vibrant city and high-tech center across Hong Kong with a population of more than 10 million people. The university is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in conducting interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.

Center for the Humanities is under the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. We are devoted to cutting edge interdisciplinary research and education in various fields in humanities, exploring the juncture and collaboration of humanities and modern technology, and promoting creative and critical thinking and communication in the SUSTech community.

“High quality, frontier topics oriented, unique, and cross disciplines integration” is our goal in research. We aim to establish humanities fields that can fully take advantage of the research in science and technology in SUSTech and at the same time to provide strong support and guidance to studies in science and technology.

Our teaching aims to empower our students with a range of critical skills needed for a leader in any endeavor. Students’ engagement with literature, history, languages and art motivates them to find new juncture of art and science, to create and innovate across academic disciplines, to develop into a good communicator with cultural perspectives and a deep understanding in the complexities of human society. 

Center for the Humanities is now home to six academic divisions:

  1. Classics (China and West) and Modern Interpretation
  2. Language and Linguistic Studies
  3. Methodology and Creative Thinking
  4. Media and Cross-disciplinary Studies
  5. Writing and Communications
  6. Science History and Science Education

We are looking forward to establishing more research and teaching divisions in the future.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS: Center for the Humanities invites applications for full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position in humanity studies.

QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant should have a Ph.D degree from an accredited institution of higher education. The candidate with experience studying or doing research abroad will be preferred. Teaching experience and high-quality research and scholarly publications are both required. As a university of science and technology, the candidate’s ability and experience in designing and teaching humanity courses to science students will be highly valued.

APPLICATION: Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, a research plan and two sample syllabi of two undergraduate courses by email to rwkxzx@sustech.edu.cn. Applications will be open till the position(s) are filled.

SALARY: Salary and research funding are highly competitive. Benefits include faculty housing aids are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CONTACT: Email: rwkxzx@sustech.edu.cn;

Phone: +86-755-88015330

Address: Center for the Humanities,

Xueyuan Avenue 1088, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. China.

518055

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)