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Research Fellow in Geospatial Engineering and Science

Sun Yat-sen University

The School of Geospatial Engineering and Science, Sun Yat-sen University, wholeheartedly invite you to join our international teams!

1. About the School:

The School of Geospatial Engineering and Science (SGES) is located in one of the most beautiful coastal cities in China: Zhuhai. This city has a strategic location at the Greater Bay Area, within one hour by train from the cities of Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macau. The SGES focuses on research topics related to remote sensing and navigation, working closely with the National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou, the Chinese Icebreaking Research Vessels, and the Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory in Zhuhai. Under such joint opportunity, the SGES offers an exciting environment to outstanding scientists around the world to focus on multiple research topics, such as the development of space-based Earth observation systems for global change monitoring; the creation of national space-borne remote sensing application platforms; the strengthening of satellite-based monitoring systems for ecosystem and natural resources at the Greater Bay Area; and the industrialization of the BeiDou navigation system. The SGES strives to be a leading research institute worldwide, nurturing and training talents in field of geospatial research coming from all over the world.

2. Area of Interests:

Applicants with the following background are welcomed:

  • Advanced Remote Sensing Technologies: New Space-based Remote Sensing Technology, Deep Space Remote Sensing, LiDAR, UAV Remote Sensing, Image Processing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc.
  • Navigation and Positioning Technologies: Satellite-based Augmentation Systems (SBAS), Very-long-baseline Interferometry (VLBI), BeiDou Applications, Gravity Sensing, Ionospheric Sounding, Indoor Positioning, etc.
  • Environmental Remote Sensing: Environmental Monitoring, Atmospheric Sounding, Ecological Remote Sensing, Global Change, Precision Agriculture, etc.
  • Polar and Oceanic Remote Sensing: Remote Sensing of Ice and Snow, Oceanographic Applications of Remote Sensing, Marine Geodesy and Cartography, Deep Sea Survey, Geophysics, etc.

3. Qualifications

Have comparatively great academic potentials and achieved comparatively great research results by publishing no less than two outstanding academic works in principle; for those who have made particularly significant achievements, the number of their works could be reduced to one; be an outstanding doctoral student or postdoctor from a well-known domestic or international higher education institute or research institute.

4. Remunerations and Benefits

  1. Salary and Benefits: The University provides generous salary, research start-up fee, talent allowance, and settlement allowance. Talents working in Zhuhai and Shenzhen campuses can enjoy subsidies of the local campuses.
  2. Housing Support: Talents can apply for the university's public rental housing. There are 1,200 new apartments in the Guangzhou campus; more than 1,000 new apartments and 1,500 new shared property houses in the Zhuhai campus; and 3,600 new talent indemnificatory apartments in the Shenzhen campus.
  3. Quality Healthcare: There are 10 SYSU affiliated hospitals that provide high-level healthcare service.
  4. Children Education: SYSU has constructed affiliated primary and secondary schools and kindergartens in Guangzhou, Zhuhai and Shenzhen campuses to provide high-quality elementary education for the children of faculty members.
  5. Employee Wellbeing: Provides "sports time"; free use of sports facilities on campus; and annual health checkup. The Zhuhai campus provides meal subsidies.

5. Application

Procedure: Application Submitted/Application Selection - School Interview - University Interview - Pass, Incoming.

Recruitment Agenda: The School Interview can be set by the School Committee anytime. The University Interview is held once per month for the Hundred Talents Program, but for postdoc/researcher positions, it will be held 2-4 times per month.


Contact: Chu Chen, Professor Fengming Hui

Tel: +86-0756-3668354


Please quote “School of Geospatial Engineering Science Application – (Position Applied) – Your Name”. All the information received by the school will be kept confidential.

Location: Zhuhai - China
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th February 2021
Expires: 31st March 2021
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