Postdoctoral Position in Higher Education Research

  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Placed on: 16th February 2021
  • Expires: 2nd March 2021

Founded in June 2015, Center for Higher Education Research (CHER) is a teaching and research institute attached to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). CHER seeks the candidate for Teaching and Research position in higher education with particular focus in one of the following area: College Student Development, Higher Education Evaluation, Higher Education of Engineering and Institutional Research. We are open to international candidate. 


  1. A PhD degree in Higher Education or related fields;
  2. Degree awarded or employed in a top university;
  3. Knowing Chinese higher education;
  4. Capacity in scientific research methods (quantitative or/and qualitative);
  5. Capacity in teaching and academic writing in English.

The successful candidate must abide by the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China, Chinese laws and regulations, agree with the school-running philosophy of SUSTech, and have no poor records in academic ethics and moral qualities.

CHER offers the successful candidate a high competitive package of salaries and housing benefits provided by SUSTech. The candidate meeting the requirements of introducing high-level personnel in Shenzhen can also apply for the compensation offered by Shenzhen Municipal Government. Children of the successful candidate can apply to study in SUSTech Kindergarten and schools.

For application, please submit a CV and up to 5 academic papers via to Miss Xiao, with the email subject of “name+position”. We will keep your information private.

The ideal start day is today.

CHER welcomes applications from all who would bring vitality and variety to higher education research.

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)