Southern University of Science and Techonology, Department of Statistics and Data Science

Position ID: 2271-TTPOSITIONS3 [#17836]
Position Title: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055, China [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Data Science, Probability
Application Deadline: 2023/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/06/28, listed until 2022/06/12)
Position Description:    

The newly established Department of Statistics and Data Science invites applications and nominations for all ranks of tenured and tenure-track positions (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor and Chair Professor) in all areas of statistics and data science, with a start date of August 2020 or after. 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 areas. The language of instruction can be either Chinese or English. Salary and start-up fund for long-term appointment are highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Regular faculty members (tenured and on tenure track) will be provided with housing subsidies. To apply, please send curriculum vitae, a research statement and a teaching statement 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. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applicants will be considered for interviews as soon as all application materials are received.

About the University and the City: 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. As 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. The University currently has over 1100 faculty members in 8 colleges and 28 schools. On September 2, 2020, Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked SUSTech 8th among mainland Chinese universities and it is the first time that SUSTech has entered the top 300 of The World University Rankings. please click for more information.

The Department of Statistics and Data Science currently has 14 full-time (3 of them will join soon) and 4 jointly appointed faculty members including 4 Chair Professors, 4 Professors, 5 Associate Professors and 5 Assistant Professors. The total number of faculty members is expected to increase substantially in coming years. At present, the department has two undergraduate programs including Major Programs of Statistics and Data Science and Big Data Technology, as well as two graduate programs (M.Phil. and PhD) in Statistics. Please click for more information.

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Further Info:
C/O Room 402, Innovation Park #8,
Department of Statistics and Data Science,
Southern University of Science and Technology,
1088 Xueyuan Boulevard,
Shenzhen, Guang Dong 518055