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Up to 5 Tenured or Tenure-track Positions in Computer Science
Up to 5 Tenured or Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Computer Science Department of Computer Science and Engineering (http://cse.sustc.edu.cn/en/)
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) (https://www.sustech.edu.cn/en/)
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for up to 5 tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks, from assistant, associate to full professors, in computer science. We are looking for internationally leading researchers and scholars, or those who have shown potentials to be one, no matter what their research areas are. We provide the most attractive compensations in the sector to the most outstanding candidates. We provide some of the best start-up packages, including one fully funded PhD studentship per year, partially funded MSc studentships and partially funded postdoctoral fellowships, in addition to a significant amount of start-up grant (which can be used to fund additional PhD students and postdocs, research travels, and research equipment).
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE, http://cse.sustc.edu.cn/en/) at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) was founded in 2016. As a young and ambitious CSE department in the heart of China's silicon valley --- Shenzhen, it has grown to 42 full-time professors in 2020, including tenured, tenure-track, research-only and teaching-only professors. Among them are three IEEE fellows and two (former) editors-in-chief of IEEE Transactions/journals and winners of prestigious international awards. Over 90% professors were recruited directly from outside mainland China. In the last four years, the Department has secured ~200 millions RMB (~28 millions USD) external grants. The Department plans to double its size in the next five years. The language of teaching at SUSTech is English.
The university and the city
Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech, https://www.sustech.edu.cn/en/) is a public institution funded by the municipal of Shenzhen, a special economic zone city in China. Shenzhen is a major city located in Southern China, situated immediately north to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. As one of China's major gateways to the world, Shenzhen is the country's fastest-growing city in the past two decades. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of southern China, home to the world's third-busiest container port, and the fourth-busiest airport on the Chinese mainland. It is widely regarded as China's silicon valley with a strong IT industry, including Tencent, Huawei, etc. As a picturesque coastal city, Shenzhen is also a popular tourist destination and was named one of the world's 31 must-see tourist destinations in 2010 by The New York Times. At the end of 2018, there were around 20 million residents in Shenzhen.
SUSTech is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized research university which emphasizes academic excellence and promotes innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. It is ranked the 8th in mainland China by THES and the 14th by QS in 2020. Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque Nanshan (South Mountain) area, the campus offers an ideal environment for learning and research.
To apply, please provide a cover letter identifying the primary areas of your research and listing your five best publications, curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements, and forward them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Positions will remain open until filled. Applications will be evaluated regularly. If a candidate has not been invited for an interview in two months, he/she can consider the application to be unsuccessful.