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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)

Date Posted Jan. 28, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Department Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Sciences - General
    Chemistry - General
    Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences
    Physics - General

Postdoctoral research fellow positions are available in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China to work on the following research area:

  • Perovskite Solar Cell
  • Organic Solar Cell
  • Organic thin-film transistor and related devices (sensors, electronic skins, organic ratchet etc.)
    Highly motivated, enthusiastic and innovative researchers with relevant experience are invited to apply the position.


  • PhD degree in Material Science/ Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ Physics/Chemistry or related field
  • In-depth knowledge and skill in fabrication of solution-processed optoelectronic devices, or photophysics study on optoelectronic materials/devices, or perovskite crystal growth
  • Proven ability to conduct research independently to achieve the goal
  • A track record of high-quality publications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Less than 35 years old


  • To conduct independent and collaborative research in accordance with the department’s direction
  • To publish research papers in high impact factor journals/ conferences
  • To prepare and write research grant
  • To assist in daily operation and maintenance of lab
  • To mentor undergraduate, master and PhD students
  • To assist in organizing workshops and conferences

The successful candidate will enjoy internationally competitive salary (250,000 – 350,000 RMB per annum including 120,000 RMB subsidy from Shenzhen government, which is tax-free) and other benefits according to HR policy of the university. He/she will also have unparalleled access to university’s resources and research facilities to conduct world-class research.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV, research statement for future research plan and goal, and the name of three referees and contacts to Prof. Aung Ko Ko Kyaw ( Informal enquiries can be made to the same email address. This position will be open until it is filled.


Southern University of Science and Technology
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 and the epicentre of China’s economic miracle and ingenuity over the past 35 years. SUSTech is widely known as a pioneer for higher education reform and innovation in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized research university which emphasizes academic excellence and promotes research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. With state-of-the-art experimental facilities and guidance from internationally recognized scientists, postdoctoral fellows working at SUSTech have unique opportunities to achieve their scientific and career goals. Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape of rolling hills and wandering creeks in the picturesque Nanshan (South Mountain) area, the campus offers an ideal environment for learning and research. The University currently has three faculties: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Life and Health Science (

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
The department of EEE is the first department established at SUSTech. It makes full use of its regional advantages, centers on industrial development trend and has its research directions covered all fields of electronic information science and technology as well as new interdisciplinary fields such as energy, environment and biology. The department has set up a team consisting of internationalized and high-level teaching staff. There are 23 backbone teachers, who held overseas doctor’s degree, worked or studied at the world top 100 universities. In particular, there are 7 members of 1000 Talents Program for Young Professionals, 3 winners of Guangdong Natural Science Funds for Distinguished Young Scholars, 3 top talents of Technical Innovation of Guangdong Special Support Program, 2 distinguished professors of Shenzhen Scholars Program and 5 fellows of important international associations.

Shenzhen City
Shenzhen; a modern, prosperous and multicultural metropolis, is an experimental city of China’s open-door policy and modernization strategy. It is located in South China, immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. As an important high-tech R&D and manufacturing base in South China, Shenzhen is one of the most economically invigorating cities in China, and the most rapidly growing city in the world. Being a home for more than 30,000 technology companies, including famous global companies such as Huawei, Tencent and DJI drone, Shenzhen is also well known as "Silicon Valley of China". It has the third largest container port in the world, and fourth largest airport in mainland China.
Shenzhen’s pleasant climate and picturesque coastal and mountain scenery have turned it into an attractive travel destination, which earned a place on The New York Times’ list of the world’s 31 must-visit destinations. Shenzhen boasts 271 kilometres of coastline serving up high-quality beaches, a vibrant metropolitan lifestyle, a thriving cultural scene, numerous entertainment attractions, shopping malls, food streets and nightlife districts; 15 golf clubs, including one of the world’s largest; and a selection of amusement parks that has made the city China’s true capital of theme parks.

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Contact Information

  • Aung Ko Ko Kyaw
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
    Shenzhen, Guangdong


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