Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all ranks in all major science and engineering disciplines. Candidates with research interests in all related areas are encouraged to apply. There are extraordinary opportunities to develop major research and education programs with collaborations with other academic/industrial organizations nationwide and worldwide.

Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the municipal of Shenzhen, a special economic zone city in southern China. Shenzhen is a major city located in Southern China, situated immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. As one of China's major gateways to the world, Shenzhen is the country's fast-growing city in the past two decades. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of southern China. As a State-level innovative city, Shenzhen has chosen independent innovation as the dominant strategy for its development.

The Southern University of Science and Technology is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution which emphasizes academic excellence and promotes innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The teaching language at SUSTech is bilingual, either English or Putonghua.

Successful candidates are expected to establish vigorous research programs in the related disciplinary areas, mentor graduate students, participate in the national and international research community, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates should possess doctoral degrees and demonstrate research accomplishment and/or potential. Senior candidates are expected to play the leadership role of research and education. Globally competitive salaries and start-up packages will be provided.

Interested applicants should submit the following material electronically: 1) Curriculum Vitae (with a complete list of publications); 2) Statement of research interests; 3) Statement of teaching philosophy; 4) Selected reprints of three recent papers; and 5) Names and contact information of five references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Qualified applicants are also encouraged to apply for the Recruitment Program of Global Expert (“1000 Talents Global Recruitment Program”) sponsored by the Central Government of China through SUSTech. Successful applicants will get up to 10 million RMB research fund and 4.5 million RMB living allowance from the government. Applicants for “1000 Talents Global Recruitment Program” should be a professor or a senior researcher. Applicants for “1000 Young Talents Global Recruitment Program” should have three years or more of post-doctoral research or work experience. For additional information, please feel free to contact us at

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