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Professor/Special-Term (Associate) Research Professor in Optical Engineering

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) - School of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering

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About University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education of China. UESTC was included as one of the first universities into "Project 211" in 1997, and then the nation's “Project 985” in 2001. In 2017, UESTC was included in Category A of the “World-class University” project. After more than sixty years of development, UESTC now has evolved into a key multidisciplinary university covering all-around programs in electronic disciplines with electronic science and technology as its nucleus, engineering as its major field and a harmonious integration of science, engineering, management, liberal arts and medical science. 

School of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering

With more than 60 years talents cultivation history and great accumulation of achievements, the key research fields cover Optoelectronic Detection and Sensor Integration, Optical Communication and Integrated Photonics, Information Display, Laser and Optoelectronics Engineering. Especially the former two academic areas have reached the advanced world level. There are several high-qualified academic platforms in SOEI including State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Films and Integrated Devices, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Novel Transducers, 4 Ministerial Laboratories, and 1 Provincial Key Laboratories.  

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • Possess a PHD degree in Optical Engineering related area granted by prestigious overseas universities
  • Hold formal teaching and researching positions in overseas prestigious universities, institutions or enterprises
  • As the elites among the peers in certain field, the professionals shall have the potential of becoming leading figures in the future.
  • Be able to work full time in China.

Preferential Policies and Treatments

  • Annual salary: over ¥360,000 (with a dynamic increase)
  • Settling-in and housing subsidies: 0.6-1.2 million RMB
  • Research funding from RMB 0.5-3 million
  • PhD student supervisor
  • Will be provided with access to national/provincial major project, and the winner could obtain additional funding and policy support 


  • Personal Curriculum Vitae with the list of academic achievements and representative achievements over the last five years
  • A photocopy of the PHD degree certificate, and the current professional and technical position/rank certificate, and award certificate, etc.
  • Valid all the year round

Contact Information

Tel: +86-28-83207412,

Add.: University of Electronic Science and technology, No. 2006, Xiyuan Avenue, WestHi-tech Zone, Chengdu 611731, Sichuan, China

Location: Chengdu - China
Salary: Up to ¥360,000
Up to £40,622.40 converted salary* per year
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 2nd February 2021
Expires: 31st March 2021
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