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Tenured or Tenure Track Faculty Position in Aerospace Engineering

Southern University of Science and Technology - Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

The Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, China invites applications for tenured or tenure-track faculty position at any rank. We seek ambitious and creative candidates who have excellent track records in some focused areas of aerospace engineering, have the vision and capability of carrying out interdisciplinary research, and contribute to the collegial and collaborative environment of the department. Candidates with teaching interest and research expertise in flight mechanics, aerodynamics, aerostructures, propulsion, control, or orbital mechanics, are most welcome. Candidates with the above-mentioned expertise and working in the application aeras of aeroengines, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or advanced air mobility (AAM) are especially encouraged to apply. Female candidates are especially welcome to apply for the position. Informal inquiries about the position can be made to Prof. Yijun Liu (liuyj3@sustech.edu.cn).

The successful candidate is expected to build strong and independent research, advise graduate and undergraduate students, publish in archival journals, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanics and aerospace engineering. Senior candidates are expected to play leadership roles in the efforts of research and education in the department. Globally competitive salaries and attractive start-up packages will be provided to all new faculty hires. 

The MAE Department was established in the end of 2015 and has two undergraduate programs: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, and Aerospace Engineering, and offers state-certified BS, MS and PhD degree programs. The department currently has 30 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, conducting active research in the general areas of fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, computational mechanics, nano- and micro-mechanics, soft materials/devices, aeroengines, aeroacoustics, and UAVs.

Established in 2010, SUSTech is a public institution in Shenzhen, a special economic zone in China. Located in the Pearl River Delta region and neighboring Hong Kong, Shenzhen is one of the top four most prosperous cities in China and has been consistently referred to as the leader in technological developments. The mission of SUSTech is to be a model in the reform of higher education in China and become a world-class institution with a strong emphasis on student learning experience, world-class research, innovation and entrepreneurship. The teaching language is English for most of the courses taught at SUSTech. More information about SUSTech can be found at https://www.sustech.edu.cn/en/

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. A complete curriculum vitae;
  2. Names, affiliations, and contact information of at least three references;
  3. Statement of research interests and plan;
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy and plan; and
  5. Copies of three representative research publications.

These application materials should be sent by e-mail to: Ms. Yang using the e-mail address: yangx2017@sustech.edu.cn

Location: Shenzhen - China
Salary: Globally competitive salaries, plus attractive start-up packages for all new faculties
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 17th April 2023
Expires: 16th June 2023
   
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