Southern University of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: SUSTech-TT1 [#14638]
Position Title: SUSTech-TT
Position Type: Tenured/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 invites applications and nominations for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor and Chair Professor) in all areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics, with an anticipated starting date of August 2020. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for senior positions must have an established strong record of research and leadership in their research area. The language of instruction can be either Chinese or English. Salary and start-up fund are highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Regular faculty members (tenured and on tenure track) will be provided with generous housing subsidy.

To apply, please send curriculum vitae, description of research interests and statement on teaching to mathjobs. The teaching statement should include evidences of effective teaching. Candidates should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to mathjobs. Complete applications received before Nov. 30, 2019 will receive full consideration. Late applications will also be considered until the positions are filled.

Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the municipal government of Shenzhen, a special economic zone in China. Shenzhen, a major city located in Southern China and situated immediately north of Hong Kong, is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of China. 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.

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, emphasizing academic excellence, and promoting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque South Mountain area, the new campus offers an ideal environment for learning and research. The University currently has 800 faculty members in seven faculties: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Life and Health Science, Faculty of Business, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The Department of Mathematics at 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. More information about the department can be found at

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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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