Shanghai University, Department of Mathematics, College of Science

Position ID: SHU-ALL2023 [#23425]
Position Title: All-level Tenured/Tenure-track Professors and Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Shanghai, China [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/17, updated 2023/10/10, listed until 2024/10/17)
Position Description:    

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  The Department of Mathematics at Shanghai University invites promising researchers in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics to apply for our tenured, tenure-track and non-tenure-track positions at all levels. Salaries and benefits packages are competitive, and commensurate with applicants’ qualifications and career stages. 

  Tenured Full Professor/Associate Professor 
  Tenure-track (6-year contract) Associate Professor/Assistant Professor 
  Postdoctoral Research Fellow 

  Shanghai, China 

  1. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field 
  2. Strong research background and outstanding research potential 
  3. Demonstrable teaching experiences and enthusiasm for teaching 

To Apply 
  Applications should be sent to Applications are welcome at any time. However, only applications received by Nov. 30th will be given full consideration. Moreover, we will be hosting a Winter Young Mathematician Forum. If you are interested, please apply by Nov. 30th. 
  Application Materials Required: 
  1. Cover letter (specifying the position you would like to apply for) 
  2. Curriculum vitae (including a list of publications) 
  3. At least 3 letters of recommendation (one from doctoral/post-doctoral supervisor; letter for teaching experiences is also recommended) 
  4. Research statement 
  5. Teaching statement 
  6. Other materials that could support your cases (certificate of awards, etc). 

Winter Young Mathematician Forum 
  We will be hosting a hybrid Winter Young Mathematician Forum in late November. The forum aims to bring together outstanding young mathematicians to exchange ideas and promote communications in all areas of mathematics and statistics. If you are interested in the forum, please indicate your interest in the cover letter. If you would like to attend the forum only, please send us an email to by Nov. 30th. Please see the website and for more information on the forum and the positions. 

About Shanghai University 
  Shanghai University (hereinafter referred to as SHU) is one of the top 40 Chinese universities, top 100 Asian universities, the premier university of Shanghai, and a member of China Project 211 Universities. It is a comprehensive university offering 94 undergraduate programs, 180 graduate programs, and 95 doctoral programs in various disciplines including science, humanities & social sciences, engineering, economics & management, art, etc. 
  With a clear educational mission and objectives on talent cultivation, combined with global perspectives and creative awareness, SHU aims to become a key player in both the domestic and overseas education sectors. 

About the Department of Mathematics at Shanghai University 
  The Department of Mathematics is the home of 109 well qualified individuals, 93 of who are full-time faculty members. The faculty team has 29 professors, 36 doctoral advisors, 28 associate professors, 1 academician, 3 National excellent talents, 1 Shanghai excellent talent, 1 Chang Jiang Scholar, 1 Distinguished Young Scholar funded by National Science, 1 sponsored by Chinese Academy of Sciences Hundred Talents Program, 1 Shanghai Leading Talent, 1 sponsored by Dawn Program of Shanghai Education Commission, 3 Shanghai Pujiang Talents, and 3 Shanghai Oriental distinguished professors. All members under 50 have a doctoral degree, 95% of who are overseas graduates or have overseas research experiences. The Department has over 500 undergraduates, 200 graduates, and 60 doctoral candidates. The Department of Mathematics offers one first-level doctoral program in mathematics, and two first-level graduate programs in mathematics and statistics. It also has a mathematical postdoctoral research station. The discipline of Mathematics is a Shanghai municipal education commission key discipline, a Shanghai key discipline, a Shanghai first-class discipline, and a Shanghai plateau discipline. In addition, Shanghai Institute of Applied Mathematics and Systems Science, Institute of Core Mathematical Research of Shanghai University, Shanghai University Open Laboratory for Operations Research & Optimization, International Research Center for Tensor and Matrix Theory of Shanghai University, and Institute of Systems Science of Shanghai University are all affiliated to the Department of Mathematics. 
  In 2022, the Department of Mathematics of SHU is ranked 103th in the best global Mathematics Programs by US News Rankings of Universities in the World. According to the latest data from Essential Science Indicators database, 333 mathematical research institutions are recognized as world’s top 1%, among which, Shanghai University ranks 154, entering the top 4.62‰ in the world. In recent years, the Department of Mathematics hosts nearly 300 academic talks every year for extensive academic exchanges and research collaborations. Among the speakers, there are more than 30 domestic and foreign academicians, including Fields Medalists – Zelmanov and Birkar. Besides, the Department of Mathematics has hosted or undertook more than 50 grand international academic conferences.

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