The Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for a number of tenured or tenure track faculty positions in all ranks. Candidates with research interests in all areas of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have strong commitment to teaching and demonstrated excellence in research. An earned doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for senior positions must have an established record in conducting globally recognized research and securing external funding.
The newly founded Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering is one of the nine departments in the College of Engineering. The department expects to add more than twenty new faculty members in core research areas in Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering.
Shenzhen is a major city located in Southern China, situated immediately north of Hong Kong SAR. As one of China's major gateways to the world, Shenzhen is the country's fast-growing city, the high-tech and manufacturing hub, and home to some of China's most recognized enterprises such as Huawei, Tencent and DJI. As a State-level innovative city, Shenzhen has chosen independent innovation as its development strategy. 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.
SUSTech offers internationally competitive compensation packages with fringe benefits including medical insurance, retirement and housing subsidy. Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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The Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public research university founded in 2011 in Shenzhen, one of the most prosperous and dynamic metropolises in China in adjacency to Hong Kong. As part of its plan to have a renowned university that can enhance the city’s national and global competitiveness and sustainable development, Shenzhen is fully committed to the development of SUSTech as a top-tier global university that excels in research and the cultivation of innovative talents for the world.
Since establishment, the university has been widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator that catalyses the Chinese higher education reform, and has received world-wide attention as a promising young university of science and technology. In the “Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars” rankings, SUSTech is ranked 62nd among the global top 100 institutions with most significant growth in high quality research publications, and ranked as the third fastest growing institution in the world.
The academic programs at SUSTech focus mainly on sciences and engineering, complemented by selected programs in management science, humanities and social sciences. Currently, SUSTech has 2 school and 12 departments: School of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Departments of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Finance, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Oceanography, Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, and Mechanical and Energy Engineering.
From the outset, SUSTech has sought to establish a top-rate international faculty body. 330 faculty members were hired by October 2016. Over 90 percent of the teaching and research staff at SUSTech are overseas returnees and more than 60 percent have educational or work experience at the world’s top 100 universities.
By September 2016, SUSTech full time students include 2,941 undergraduate students, 7 international undergraduate students and 294 graduate students. Student life is enriched through various means, including a residential college system, domestic and international competitions, and frequent guest lectures from national, regional and global experts in the arts and sciences. The university’s goal is to nurture students who are globally-minded, innovative, at the cutting-edge of research and practice in their fields, and also entrepreneurial.