Postdoc in Mathematics


  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: A highly competitive salary
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Placed on: 16th November 2020
  • Expires: 1st December 2020

The Department of Mathematics at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for postdoctoral position in any area of mathematics. The candidate should have a strong record and promise in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. A doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related area is required at the time of appointment. 

The postdoctoral position is a two-year appointment. The Postdoc is expected to conduct vigorous research under the guidance of a tenure track faculty member in the department and assist with departmental teaching when needed. The teaching load is at most one course per year. Postdocs affiliated with the newly founded SUSTech International Center for Mathematics will enjoy a reduced teaching load.

SUSTech offers highly competitive salaries and benefits.

For application, please contact potential faculty mentor directly. All professors’ information will be found via https://math.sustech.edu.cn/user/6.html?lang=en. Applications will be considered continuously until the position(s) are 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 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 before joining SUSTech. 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 math.sustech.edu.cn.

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)