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Faculty Positions available in the School of Environmental Science and Engineering

Employer
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
Location
Shenzhen, China
Salary
Highly competitive salaries and benefit packages will be provided.
Closing date
Nov 18, 2021

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Discipline
Atmospheric Sciences, Global Environmental Change, Hydrology
Career Level
Faculty
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia
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SUSTech (http://www.sustech.edu.cn/en) was founded in 2011 with public funding from the Municipal Government of Shenzhen. A thriving metropolis of over 20 million people bordering Hong Kong, Shenzhen has often been referred to as the “Silicon Valley of China” with strong telecommunication, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Widely regarded as a pioneer of higher-education reform in China, SUSTech aims to become a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, talent development and knowledge discovery. In the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World Universities Rankings 2020, SUSTech was ranked as the 9th among the mainland China universities and the No. 1 young university under 50-year old. Internationalization is a hallmark of SUSTech where English is a primary instructional language.

The SUSTech | School of Environmental Science and Engineering (ESE) (http://ese.sustc.edu.cn/en/) was established in May 2015. The mission of ESE is to become: an innovative training ground for cultivating top talent in environmental fields; an international center of excellence for environmental research; a leading platform for innovation and industrialization of advanced environmental protection technologies; and an influential think-tank for environmental sustainability. Currently, ESE has over 78 full-time faculty and research staff, including the recipients of numerous national and international awards and honors. ESE is organized into three broadly-defined groups (programs): Environmental, Water, and Global Change (including atmospheric science). The school is home to the State Environmental Protection Key Laboratory of Integrated Surface Water-Groundwater Pollution Control as well as the Shenzhen Institute of Sustainable Development.

Applications are invited for faculty positions at all ranks. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, environmental toxicity, soil and groundwater contamination and remediation, ecohydrology and ecological restoration, environmental health, environmental microbiology and biotechnology, atmospheric chemistry and air pollution control, wastewater and solid waste treatment and recycling, remote sensing and environmental monitoring, earth system modeling, macroecology and biodiversity, global change and environmental sustainability. Globally competitive (including US and Hong Kong) salaries and benefit packages will be offered. New hires may also be eligible for additional government support such as the Shenzhen City’s Talent Program and many others (http://www.sustech.edu.cn/en/faculty_en).

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in environmental science and engineering, earth and atmospheric sciences, or related disciplines. Post-doctoral experience is preferred but not required. Candidates must have a proven and consistent track record of high-quality scientific publications and good communication skills. To apply, submit the following materials electronically to iese@sustech.edu.cn: 1) Cover Letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae (with a complete list of publications); 3) Statement of research and teaching interest; 4) PDFs of three recent publications; and 5) Names and contact information for 3-5 references. All positions remain open until filled. For additional information, please contact Yuanyuan Su (email: suyy@sustech.edu.cn, phone: +86-755-8801-0822).

Company

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 http://sustc.edu.cn/en .

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Telephone
+86-755-88010977
Location
No.1008, Xueyuan Blvd, Xili, Nanshan
Shenzhen
Guangdong
518055
CN
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