Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor/ Chair Professor in Mathematics

  • 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 February 2021
  • Expires: 2nd March 2021

The Department of Mathematics at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for the faculty position in any of the following area (but not limited to): Pure Mathematics, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Probability and Financial Mathematics, with an anticipated starting date of August 2021. The candidate should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. The candidate for senior position must have an established strong record of research and leadership in their research area. The language of instruction can be either Chinese or English. Salary and start-up fund are highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The regular faculty member (tenured and on tenure track) will be provided with generous housing subsidy.

To apply, please send curriculum vitae, description of research interests and statement on teaching via the Apply link above. The teaching statement should include evidences of effective teaching. The candidate should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation sent directly via the Apply link above. Complete applications received before Nov. 30, 2020 will receive full consideration. Late applications will also be considered until the position(s) are fully filled. 

Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the municipal government of Shenzhen, a special economic zone in China. Shenzhen, a major city located in Southern China and situated immediately north of Hong Kong, is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of China. A picturesque coastal city, Shenzhen is also a popular tourist destination and was named one of the world's 31 must-see tourist destinations in 2010 by The New York Times.

The Southern University of Science and Technology is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution, emphasizing academic excellence, and promoting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque South Mountain area, the new campus offers an ideal environment for learning and research. The University currently has 800 faculty members in seven faculties: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Life and Health Science, Faculty of Business, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The Department of Mathematics at 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

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)