Southern University of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: SUSTech-VAP1 [#23053]
Position Title: SUSTech-VAP
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Analysis/PDE, Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, Combinatorics, Computational Mathematics, Dynamical Systems, Financial Mathematics, Number Theory, Probability.
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/09/13, listed until 2024/11/11)
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 pure and applied mathematics. Candidates should have a strong record and promise in research together with a commitment to 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 non-tenure-track appointment. VAPs are expected to conduct vigorous research and perform quality teaching. VAP positions are open to all nationalities, but candidates should be able to teach in English. The teaching load is the same as our regular tenure-track faculty members. VAPs affiliated with SUSTech International Center for Mathematics may enjoy a reduced teaching load. SUSTech offers highly competitive (on the international level) salaries, benefits, and start-up packages. Qualified candidates may be also eligible for the Shenzhen municipal Peacock Talent Program which carries a substantial bonus.

To apply, please send curriculum vitae, description of research interests, and statement on teaching to and notify Candidates should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to Applications will be considered continuously until all positions are filled. The starting date can be negotiated.

SUSTech was established in 2011 as a global international major research university. The mission of the Department of Mathematics is to conduct world-class research and provide first-class mathematical education. The mathematics discipline at SUSTech was selected as a national “double first-class” discipline in 2022.The department offers bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. Current faculty members include one Fields Medalist, four members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and four ICM 45-minute invited speakers. Almost all faculty members have had multiple years of teaching and research experience in top universities outside of China. A large percentage of them held tenured positions abroad before joining SUSTech. The research interests of the faculty members cover a broad range of Mathematics, including Pure Mathematics, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Probability and Financial Mathematics. More information about the department can be found at SUSTech is located in Shenzhen, which is a modern, high-tech, coastal city in Southern China adjacent to Hong Kong. Residents enjoy a high standard of living, with a wide variety of diverse cuisines, international schools and excellent health care. Many of the world's largest tech companies have chosen to locate their headquarters in Shenzhen. As a result, the University has witnessed phenomenal growth and is now ranked one of the top ten universities in China by Times Higher Education (THE).

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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