Engineering and Technology: Electrical, Physics: Nanotechnology, Physics: Photonics
The Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, College of Engineering and Advanced Photonics Research Center at Southern University of Science and Technology are looking to hire multiple Research Assistant Professors in the area of optoelectronics and nanophotonics. The researchers will be expected to work with multiple research teams to develop research programs, manage labs, and mentor junior students, etc. We are particularly interested in those who have the following at least one or more expertise: a) colloidal quantum dot and perovskite nanocrystal photonics, b) THz optoelectronics, c) liquid crystal optoelectronics, d)III-nitride optoelectronics e) photonics for biomedical applications, f) plasmonics, metamaterials and metasurfaces, g) micro/nanofabrication, h) high-power fiber lasers, i) fiber lasers and sensors, j) laser spectroscopy, k) optical microcavity, l) coherent optical imaging, m) wearable, near-to-eye and 3D displays, n) optical design, etc. This position can be funded for a three-year period initially, with a possibility for extension pending acceptable performance.
·Work with the principle investigators to develop a research program aligning the research directions;
·Manage lab daily operations;
·Elucidate potential livelihood/entrepreneurship development for certain technologies;
·Oversee development of reports, peer-reviewed publications and other written documents within his/her expertise;
·Help secure funding for sustainable research and associated engagement activities;
·Help mentor junior students;
·Develop outreach materials for academic and non-academic audiences.
Applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
·Disciplinary or interdisciplinary Ph.D.; Doctorate degree in appropriate fields with quantitative methodology;
·Candidates’ expertise in the relevant research fields;
·Evidence of strong research capabilities, such as publications in peer-reviewed journals;
·Excellent English writing and speaking skills;
·Demonstrated interest in collaborative and interdisciplinary research.
Applications must include the following: 1) a cover letter that includes the applicant's perceived fit with the position; 2) a statement focusing on your research experience and interests relative to this position; 3) a curriculum vitae; and 4) contact information for three or more references.
All the application documents or questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Yanjun Liu via email at email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: The basic salary is RMB ¥360,000 per year. There is a variable component up to RMB ¥180,000 per year depending on the performance and external funding obtained. Qualified candidates will also receive a bonus package ranging from 1.6 to 2 million RMB that is distributed over 5 years.
About Southern University of Science and Technology
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China. It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.?
The campus of SUSTech sits on a scenic stretch of land with winding creeks and wooded ...hills in the Nanshan (Southern Mountain) district of Shenzhen. The total area is over two square kilometers.
Currently, Ms. GUO Yurong serves as Chairwoman of the University Council. Prof. CHEN Shiyi, an internationally renown scholar in the field of fluid mechanics, is President of the University.
SUSTech was born in 2011 with a mission to reform higher education in China. Since then, it has been widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in collectively moving China's higher education forward to match China's ever-growing role in the international arena.
In 2012, the Chinese Ministry of Education endorsed the establishment of SUSTech and acknowledged the university as a platform for experimenting with and catalyzing Chinese higher education reform.
SUSTech believes that curiosity drives learning and research, enabling the world to be a better place. Meanwhile, SUSTech recognizes its responsibility as an engine of economic development, encouraging entrepreneurial activities among its faculty and students.
SUSTech has 13 existing academic programs, ranging from financial mathematics to environmental and water resources engineering.New programs are being offered continuously to meet growing demands. All together, SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.
At the current stage, there are around 200 faculty members and 2,100 undergraduate students. SUSTech is recruiting its first cohort of graduate students in 2016.
As one of China's pioneering new research universities, SUSTech believes that learning and research go hand in hand. The university offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.
Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are the three pillars for SUSTech to stand out with distinctive Characteristics.
In the next five years, six faculties will be established, which will include Science, Engineering, Life and Health Sciences, Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Meanwhile, about 26 research centers will be established with emphasis on interdisciplinary research.
Under a visionary leadership and with an outstanding faculty trained globally, SUSTech is determined to fulfil its goal of building a world-class institution of higher education and cutting-edge research with broad societal impacts, contributing to the advancement of science and technology in an increasingly global economy.