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Cluster Hiring in DOSE, SUSTech

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
Shenzhen, China
Highly competitive salaries and benefit packages will be provided.
Closing date
Oct 26, 2019

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1. Overview of SUSTech

Shenzhen, also known as The Great Eagle City, is China’s first Special Economic Zone and recognized as the driving force for the reforming and opening up of Chinese economy over the past thirty-forty years. In 2017, Shenzhen is selected by the Chinese Government to develop into one of the two of International Ocean Cities in China.

Southern University of Science and Technology(SUSTech)is a public research university established in 2011, funded by Shenzhen Municipality. 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, SUSTech aspires to be a globally-renowned university that contributes significantly to the advancement of science and technology by excelling in interdisciplinary research, nurturing creative future leaders and creating knowledge for the world. More information can be found in website: .

2. Overview of DOSE

The Department of Ocean Science and Engineering(DOSE) was founded in July, 2015, aiming to build a team of high quality and international faculty,a “Into the deep ocean” scientific research platform,and an international research program in oceanography. Our long-term vision is to station in Shenzhen, devote our research to the world three oceans!  

Those three aspects Marine Geophysics/Geology (Solid), Physical Oceanography (Liquid) and Microbial Oceanography/Biogeochemistry are included in Ocean Science research area. And Offshore Engineering, Offshore Energy & Resource and Ocean Acoustic & Fiber Technology in Ocean Engineering research area.

3. Ocean Science & Faculty Openings

Until now, nine faculties include two“Chang Jiang Scholar Program”/”National Nature Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars”,  two professors, and four assistant professors. 

We are seeking a senior professor in Physical Oceanography (Liquid),  and about ten Assistant/Associate/Full Professors in all fields are still vacant.

All positions remain open until filled.

4. Ocean Engineering & Faculty Openings

Until now, only two faculties include one Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and one Member of the Norwegian Academy of Technical Sciences in Marine Civil Engineering.

We are seeking two senior professors in Offshore Engineering & Resource and Ocean Acoustic & Fiber Technology respectively, and about fifteen Assistant/Associate/Full Professors in all fields are still vacant. 

All positions remain open until filled.

5. Remuneration & Start-up Packages

I. Income and Benefits

1. Globally competitive (including US & HK) salary

2. Apartment inside campus (depending on remaining apartment quantity) or housing allowance of leasing outside;

3. Social Insurance:Retirement insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, maternity insurance and housing accumulation funds. Special health insurance negotiable.

4. Shenzhen living subsides of CNY 1.6~3 million and other living subsidies according to your talent level.

II. Lab space no less than 150 square meters.

III. SUSTech start-up fund of CNY 1 million and other research funds according to your talent level

6. Contact information

Candidates must have a proven and consistent track record of high-quality scientific publications and good communication skills. Chinese and English are required languages for teaching. To apply, please submit the following material electronically to 1) Cover letter; 2) Curriculum vitae (with a complete list of publications); 3) Statement of research and teaching interests; 4) Reprints of three recent papers; and 5) Names and contact information for five references.


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. Professor Chen Shiyi, an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and former vice president of Peking University is the current President of SUSTech.

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. 275 faculty members were hired by August 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, many student organizations and clubs, 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. More information can be found at .

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