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Professor/Special-Term (Associate) Research Professor in Theoretical Physics (Complex network and complex systems)

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

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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. 

About School of Physics

School of physics offers Physics as first level discipline for PhD programs, Master programs and post-doctoral station, which includes subordinate disciplines such as radio physics, optics, plasma physics, condensed matter physics and theoretical physics. Up to 2019, Physics discipline of UESTC is among top 6.1‰ in world ESI ranking.

In the meanwhile, school of physics has undertaken plenty national level research programs including ‘National Science and Technology Major Project’, ‘National Program on Key Basic Research Projects(973 program)’, ‘National High-tech R&D Program of China(863 program)’, ‘International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER project)’, Key Project and International Collaboration Project in ‘National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)’ and etc..

With the continuous support of ‘211 project’ , ‘985 project’, ‘Double first class’ construction and especially ‘Key Discipline Development Plan’ and ‘Mathematics and Physics Research Platform Development Plan’, the school is growing to be the pillar research base for fields including Condensed matter physics, Optics, Radio Physics, Theoretical Physics and Computational Physics.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Possess a PhD degree 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.
  • The elites among the following fields are warmly welcome:

     Condensed matter physics; Optics; Radio Physics; Theoretical Physics; Computational Physics.

  • 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

Xie Junxia,

Tel: +86-28-83202590

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

Location: Chengdu - China
Salary: ¥360,000 +
£41,094 + converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th February 2021
Closes: 31st March 2021
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