Southern University of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: SUSTech-VAP1 [#14639]
Position Title: SUSTech-VAP
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055, China [map]
Subject Areas: Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Dynamical Systems, Financial Mathematics, Geometry, Mathematical Biology, PDE and Probability
Application Deadline: 2020/09/30help popup (posted 2019/09/30, listed until 2020/09/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for several Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) positions in all areas of mathematics, commencing December 2019. Candidates should have a strong record and promise in research together with a commitment for excellence in teaching. A doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related area is required at the time of appointment.

The VAP position is a three-year nontenure earning appointment. VAPs are expected to conduct vigorous research and perform quality teaching. The teaching load is the same as our regular tenure-track faculty members. VAPs affiliated with the newly founded SUSTech International Center for Mathematics will enjoy a reduced teaching load.

SUSTech offers highly competitive salaries, benefits, and startup packages. Qualified candidates may be also eligible for the Shenzhen municipal Peacock Talent Program which carries a substantial bonus.

Interested candidates should apply via and notify Applications will be considered continuously until all positions are filled. Starting date can be negotiated.

The Department of Mathematics at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) was founded in 2015 with the mission of conducting first-class research and mathematical education. The department offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. Current faculty members include one Chinese Academy of Sciences member, six National Talents Distinguished Scholars, and four Junior National Talents Distinguished Scholars. Almost all faculty members have had multiple years of teaching and research experience in top universities outside of China, and with a large percentage of them held tenured positions in the West before joining SUSTech. Research interests of the faculty members cover a broad array of Mathematics including Pure Mathematics, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, and Financial Mathematics.

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Further Info:
Room 501,
Block 3, Wisdom Valley 
Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Science,
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech),
1088 Xueyuan Boulevard,
University Town of Shenzhen,
Xili, Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guang Dong

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