Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Guangdong Technion, GTIIT)
March 28, 2018
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is responsible for the academic management of new university established in Shantou City, Guangdong Province, China http://www.gtiit.edu.cn/en. Nobel Laureate Professor Aaron Ciechanover serves as Vice Chancellor of the new institute. Guangdong Technion will follow the academic model of the campus in Haifa, Israel, dedicated to science and technology research and education. The language of instruction is English.
Guangdong Technion has launched its first 3 undergraduate programs: 1) Chemical Engineering; 2) Biotechnology & Food Engineering; and 3) Materials Engineering. Graduate programs in these and related fields are also being offered in coordination with the Technion's Graduate School.
Tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks for exceptional candidates are now available in the following disciplines:
Biotechnology & Food Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
As well as supporting subjects such as English and General Studies (Chinese)
Guangdong Technion will offer generous start-up packages, fully-equipped research laboratories, modern infrastructure, and qualified research personnel. Successful candidates will be offered generous compensation, convenient housing and family care facilities in the beautiful and newly constructed campus.
Established research leaders in their fields will be provided with exceptional packages.
Some fixed-term teaching positions (non-research) are available in all fields of science for the undergraduate programs.
About Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Guangdong Technion, GTIIT)
The Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) is a Sino-foreign cooperative educational institution established by Shantou University (STU) and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) with independent legal person status. The university is located in the city of Shantou, Guangdong province.
Ministry of Education approved GTIIT's formal establishment in December 5, 2016. GTIIT will be modeled on the Technion, a leading university in Israel and throughout the world. The vision of GTIIT is to become a world-class international university campus carrying out cutting-edge research in the fields of science and technology. This research will boost entrepreneurship and technology transfer, and foster a high-tech industrial ecosystem in Shantou and Guangdong Province. The establishment of GTIIT is supported by the People's Government of Guangdong Province, the Shantou Municipal Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation (LKSF).
English will be GTIIT's the language of instruction. GTIIT will be comprised of three units: the College of Engineering; the College of Science; and the College of Life Science. The goal is to have about 5,000 students eventually. The ...institute will eventually grant Technion engineering degrees at all levels - Bachelor, Masters and PhD, and maintain the high academic standards of education, research and innovation for which the Technion's Haifa campus is world-renowned. Graduates will receive a GTIIT graduation certificate, degree certificate and Technion degree certificate.