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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Department of Chemistry
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)

  • Jan. 3, 2017
  • Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
    Shenzhen, Guangdong
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Organic
    Chemistry - Medicinal
    Chemistry - Inorganic
    Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Chemistry - Analytical
    Chemistry - General
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The Department of Chemistry at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites faculty position applications at ANY RANK from tenure-track assistant professor to full professor with tenure in all areas of chemistry from now. Research, innovation and entrepreneurship are strongly supported and valued at utmost in SUSTech. All of our current faculty members have received top notch training from outstanding institutions such as Stanford, Caltech, MIT, Bekerley and Scripps. Over 50% of faculty members have received grants from "Recruitment Program of Global Experts" (1000 talent program) of China, the highest percentage in all universities in China.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or in highly related field, a record of excellence in research and a commitment to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level. Highly competitive salary will be provided at a United States-leading university level, and no less than a total of 1.5 million USD start-up funding will be provided for each successful applicant in 3 years.

Shenzhen is the SUSTech hometown, which was once a fishing village but now has transformed to a modern metropolis with over 20 Million people at South China (near Hong Kong) in just a few decades, and is the first and one of the most successful special economic zones in China. In this connection, joint PhD programs with National University of Singapore, The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Temple University, The University of Leeds, University of Birmingham, The University of Warwick, etc. have been established recently. The goal of chemistry department of SUSTech is to build a world-class chemistry research program. SUSTech has been moving rapidly. For instance, our Nature-Index has reached top 62, the 3rd fastest growing in the world.

Application materials, including a cover letter, full cv, research proposal, statement of teaching philosophy and three reference letters, should be submitted to the Department of Chemistry via Review of applications and interview of shortlisted applicants will begin from now on until all the positions are filled. This round of deadline will be on 15th February, 2017.

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    South University of Science and Technology
    No.1008 Xueyuan Blvd. Xili Nanshan
    Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055
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