Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship
Southern University of Science and Technology, China


The Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China (SUSTech) is seeking outstanding candidates for the Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship. A total of twenty (20) fellowships will be awarded annually in all major science and engineering fields, beginning immediately. This prestigious fellowship comes with an annual stipend of 300,000 RMB, plus subsidized university housing accommodation depending on availability. Furthermore, the recipients have the opportunity to work with their faculty advisors to apply for research funding from the central and local governments. Upon completion of the fellowship in two years, those who have performed exceptionally will be encouraged to apply for tenure-track faculty positions at SUSTC.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree recently awarded in a relevant science and engineering field and have demonstrated promising potential as an independent researcher. Those interested are invited to apply through the job website at Please upload your full curriculum vitae with a list of publications and research statement, and arrange for three reference letters as well. Applicants who do not receive the Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship will be considered for other types of postdoctoral fellowships. For more information, please contact: Ms. Guo, email: pdf(AT)

SUSTech was founded in 2012 in the southern city of Shenzhen, the epicenter of China’s economic miracle and ingenuity over the past 35 years. Situated on a tranquil and picturesque campus of rolling hills and wandering creeks, SUSTech is widely known as a pioneer for higher education reform and innovation in China. With an outstanding faculty trained globally, SUSTech is making great strides toward its goal of building a world-class institution of higher education and cutting-edge research with broad societal impacts. With state-of-the-art experimental facilities and guidance from internationally recognized scientists, postdoctoral fellows working at SUSTech have unique opportunities to achieve their scientific and career goals.

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