Faculty Positions in Institute for Advanced Study Soochow University, China
The Institute for Advanced Study of Soochow University (IASSU) is a newly founded research center dedicated to fostering collaborative research between physicists, biologists, medical scientists, engineers, and material scientists. The 2016 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Prof. John Michael Kosterlitz, is the honorable director of the IASSU. IASSU plans to build two major research groups, a complex matter group working in the areas of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and physical biology, and a quantum matter group working in the areas of exotic quantum properties of electrons in solids. The center has a total of 20 permanent faculty positions (tenured and tenure track faculty members, including 10 Principal Investigators) open for applications.
Positions and Qualifications In 2018, we are seeking at least 4 PIs (2 in complex matter group and 2 in quantum matter group). Candidates should hold a doctorate degree and have a proven record of high quality research at an international level. They will be expected to lead a research group with students, postdoctoral fellows and research assistant professors. Exceptional candidates winning ``Thousand Talents Program for Distinguished Young Scholars” can be considered for full professorship with tenure.
Salary and Benefits The salary and benefit are internationally competitive. For regular positions, annual salary of 350K RMB (1 US $=6.5 RMB), start-up funds of 2M RMB, and relocation cost allowance ranging from1.5M to 2.5M RMB are offered. The university also provides the assistance for children school enrollment. For distinguished professors, the salary and benefits are negotiable.
To Apply: Applicants should send full curriculum vitae; a statement of research interest and a research plan (in 4 pages or less), copies of 3-5 key papers (in pdf) and three letters of recommendation (in pdf) to the Director of IASSU, Professor Xinsheng Sean Ling, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Further inquiries of the positions can also be sent to:
Professor Xinsheng Sean Ling Institute for Advanced Study (IASSU) Soochow University Suzhou, China E-mails: email@example.com