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 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 has been the country's fast-growing city in the past two decades. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of southern China, home to the world's third-busiest container port, and the fourth-busiest airport on the Chinese mainland. A picturesque coastal city, Shenzhen is also a popular tourist destination and was named one of the world's 31 must-see tourist destinations in 2010 by The New York Times. By the end of 2013, there were over 10 million permanent residents in the city.
The Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) 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, English and Mandarin Chinese.
Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque Nanshan (South Mountain) area, the new campus offers an ideal environment suitable for learning and research. The new campus occupies more than 1,940,000 square meters, and the total construction area will be approximately 630,000 square meters.
Call for Applications
The Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for faculty positions in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. It is seeking to appoint up to eight teaching-track positions at all ranks. Candidates with teaching interests in all core fields of Computer Science and Engineering will be considered. These positions are full-time and tenure track posts although they are teaching focused. SUSTech adopts the tenure track system, which offers the recruited faculty members a clearly defined career path.
Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in and commitment to teaching and research. A doctoral degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for senior positions must have an established track record of outstanding teaching at universities and previous research experience.
Main Teaching Needs
We are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in teaching some of the following courses: Introduction to Computer Science, Foundation of Computer Programming, Java Programming, Object-Oriented Design and Programming, Databases, Data Structures, Computer Networks, Operating Systems, Compiler Design & Principles, Software Engineering, Computer Systems and Architectures, Computer Security, Intelligent Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Graphics.
Candidates may be requested to teach other courses than those listed above.
Terms & Applications
SUSTech offers internationally competitive salaries and fringe benefits including medical insurance, retirement and housing subsidies, which are among the best in China and competitive internationally. The salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experiences. More information can be found at http://talent.sustc.edu.cn/en.
All candidates must be able to teach and communicate well in English. Up to eight positions are available. This call for applications is valid until all positions are filled.
To apply, please provide a cover letter identifying the primary areas of teaching, previous teaching experiences (including subjects, number of students, student feedback, etc), curriculum vitae, teaching statements, previous research achievements, and arrange for at least three recommendation letters, all forward to email@example.com.