Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI), located in Chengdu, China, invites applications to fill a faculty position (either tenure-track or non-tenure-track) in Chemistry or Materials Science and Engineering with the ability to teach general chemistry at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position is to start from the 2024 Spring Semester.
Terms of employment, including salary, relocation, and start-up packages are competitive and on par with similar offers by universities in North America.
1. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree by the time of hire. The ability to teach general chemistry at the freshmen level is given a higher priority.
2. Effective oral and written communication in English is required, as English is the official language of the Institute.
3. Successful applicants should have the ability to build an externally funded research program, as well as contribute to the teaching mission of the Institute.
Qualified applicants should submit their applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application should include the following materials in PDF form:
a. Curriculum Vitae
b. Statement of Research Interests
c. Statement of Teaching Interests
d. Name and Contact Information of at least three references
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
SCUPI is an academic entity jointly established by Sichuan University and the University of Pittsburgh. Approved by China’s Ministry of Education in 2014, SCUPI is one of the large-scale partnerships between a top US university and a top-rate Chinese university. SCUPI now enrolls around 850 undergraduate students in five majors, including Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The technical curricula of SCUPI comply fully with those taught at the Swanson School of Engineering (SSOE) and the School of Computing and Information (SCI) of the University of Pittsburgh. SCUPI will continue to grow in size and discipline. Along with this strategic plan, a new SCUPI building is near completion. This new space and facilities will offer vast opportunities for innovations in education, research, and career development. Faculty and students benefit from the resources, support, and diverse environment fostered by Sichuan University, the University of Pittsburgh, and other partnering institutions around the globe.