Engineering and Technology: Mechanical, Physics: Fluid Mechanics and Dynamics
The Center for Complex Flows and Soft Matter Research, a newly-established research center at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, China, invites applications for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. We seek ambitious and creative candidates who have the vision and capability of carrying out cutting-edge research. Candidates (by the time of employment) should hold an earned doctoral degree in mechanical engineering, physics, or related subjects, and preferably should have postdoctoral experience. Research areas of the Center include, but not limited to: turbulence, multiphase flow, geophysical and astrophysical fluid dynamics, physical oceanography, bionics (insects and birds fly, etc.) and bio-related fluid mechanics, active matter, and soft matter. The successful candidates are expected to build a strong and independent research program, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, publish in archival journals, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. Senior candidates are expected to play leadership roles in research and education. Globally competitive salaries and highly attractive start-up packages will be provided. Additionally, the Center also invites applications for research assistant professors (non-tenure track) and postdoctoral fellows.
Established in 2012, SUSTech is a public institution in Shenzhen, China. Located in the Pearl River Delta region and neighboring Hong Kong, Shenzhen is the most dynamic and prosperous city in China and has been widely referred to as Silicon Valley of China. The mission of SUSTech is to reform higher education in China and become a world-class institution of higher education, with a strong emphasis on student learning experience, world-class research, innovation and entrepreneurship. More information about SUSTech can be found at http://www.sustech.edu.cn/.
Applicants should submit the following materials: (1) a complete curriculum vita; (2) name, affiliation, and contact information (phone number and e-mail) of three references; (3) a research plan; and (4) copies of five representative publications in pdf format. These application materials should be sent by e-mail to: Professor Ke-Qing Xia (c/o Mr. Changkan Fu, email@example.com), Director of the Center. Screening will start immediately and will continue until all positions are filled.
About Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
Established in 2012, the South University of Science and Technology (SUSTC) is a public institution funded by the municipal of Shenzhen, a special economic zone city in China. SUSTC 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 University currently has over 200 faculty members, and is planning three faculties: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Life and Health Science. The target faculty number will be 200 for Science, 300 for Engineering, and 150 for Life and Health Science Faculty.
Shenzhen is a major city located in Southern China, situated immediately north of Hong Kong SAR. As one of China's major gateways to the world, Shenzhen is the country's fast-growing city, the high-tech and manufacturing hub, and home to some of China's most recognized enterprises such as Huawei, Tencent and DJI. As a State-level innovative city, Shenzhen has chosen independent innovation as its development strategy. 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.
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