SUSTech

Faculty Recruitment of SUSTech Department of Chemistry

Recruiter
SUSTech
Location
Shenzhen, China
Posted
21 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Faculty Recruitment Plan

The Department of Chemistry at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) seeks globally for outstanding scholars at ANY RANK from tenure-track assistant professor to full professor with tenure in all areas of chemistry from now. Research, innovation and entrepreneurship are strongly supported and valued at utmost in SUSTech.

Currently, The Department of Chemistry has 49 tenure/tenure-track professors, inclouding 11 chair professors, 11 professors, 18 associate professors and 9 assistant professors, more than 76% of faculty members are high-level talents.

The Department of Chemistry strives to gain internationally reputed achievements in research and to foster excellent scientists and engineers in the areas of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, and physical chemistry/molecular materials chemistry. The Department has independently undertaken around 200 national, provincial, ministerial and local scientific research programs; the total quantity of research funds reaches around RMB 200 million. In recent years, the Department of Chemistry, as the corresponding unit, has published over 700 papers on the world top-level chemistry journals, including Science, Nature, JACS and Angewandte Chemie.

Adhering to SUSTechʼs motto of “Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, the Department of Chemistry focuses on cultivating studentsʼ innovation, critical thinking and ability for interdisciplinary cooperation. The undergraduates at SUSTech are strongly encouraged to participate in various frontier research programs supervised by professors. The Department maintains a wide range of state-of-the-art lab instruments necessary for modern chemical research and teaching.

Recruiting Categories

  • Outstanding Faculty (Chair Professor / Professor)
  • Young Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)
  • Post-doctoral Talents

Qualifications and Benefits

Outstanding Faculty (Chair Professor / Professor)

1. Requirements

Candidate of national-level talent programs,tenured professor or associate professor of overseas well-known universities or research institutions, leading talent with internationally recognized achievements.

2.Support Policies

Research funds:will be discuss case by case.

Group support:  At least 1 PhD student per year and unlimited numbers of post-doctoral fellows in support. Self-determination of hiring research assistant professors (RAPs) with competitive research funding support for RAPs.

Lab space about 150 square meters per person.

3.Remuneration

Salary: Globally competitive salary; Preferential policy of individual income tax, income tax of qualified high-level talents will be compensated by local government to a maximum of 15% (tax free).

Insurances: Shenzhen’s highest level of retirement insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, maternity insurance and housing provident funds. Special high-level health insurance is negotiable.

4.Benefits

Housing and subsidies: Temporary on-campus apartments provided or subsidies to support off-campus rental housing. No less than CNY 4.5 million living and housing subsidies (tax free) for scholars of national-level talent programs. An extra yearly subsidy of CNY 500,000 will be awarded to scholars within “Pearl River Talents Plan” (longest duration 5 years).

Other benefits: Permanent residence or resident visa service for scholars and family (spouse and children); Service of children’s education in SUSTech affiliated preschool, primary school and middle school; Spouse’s employment service.

Young Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)

1. Requirements

Under the age of 40.

Doctoral degree obtained from internationally renowned universities and institutes; or Ph.D. degrees from Chinese universities and more than 36 months of overseas work experience, with a formal teaching or research position in famous overseas universities and research institutes.

2. Support Policies

Research funds: Up to CNY 12 million / 6 million in research start-up funding is provided by local government and the university within 5 years.

Group support: At least 1 PhD student per year and unlimited numbers of post-doctoral fellows in support. Self-determination of hiring research assistant professors (RAPs) with competitive research fund support for RAPs.

Lab space of approx. 150 square meters per person.

3. Remuneration

Salary: Globally competitive salary; Preferential policy of individual income tax, income tax of qualified high-level talents will be compensated by local government to a maximum of 15% (tax free).

Insurances: Shenzhen’s highest level of retirement insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, maternity insurance and housing provident funds. Special high-level health insurance is negotiable.

4. Benefits 

Housing and subsidies: Temporary on-campus apartments provided or subsidies to support off-campus rental housing. No less than CNY 2.75 million living and housing subsidies (tax free) for scholars of national-level talent programs. An extra yearly subsidy of CNY 500,000 will be awarded to scholars within “Pearl River Talents Plan” (longest duration 5 years).

Other benefits: Permanent residence or resident visa service for scholars and family (spouse and children); Service of children’s education in SUSTech affiliated preschool, primary school and middle school; Spouse’s employment service.

Post-doctoral Talents

1. Requirements

Under the age of 35.

No more than 3 years of obtaining doctoral degree with demonstrable academic and scientific research excellence.

2. Remuneration

Salary: Pre-tax annual salary not less than CNY 335,000 (including provincial and municipal subsidies); For President Outstanding Post-doctors, pre-tax annual salary not less than 507,000 CNY (including provincial and municipal subsidies).

Insurances: Shenzhen’s highest level of retirement insurance.

3. Benefits

Housing and subsidies: Temporary on-campus apartments provided or subsidies to support off-campus rental housing.  No less than CNY 1.6 million living and housing subsidies (tax free) for scholars who meet the requirements of high-level talents in Shenzhen. 

Other benefits: Permanent residence or resident visa service for scholars and family (spouse and children); Service of children’s education in SUSTech affiliated preschool, primary school and middle school.

Application Procedure

Application materials, including full cv, research proposal, teaching statement and 3 letters of recommendation should be submitted to the Department of Chemistry via chemhire@sustech.edu.cn

Contact Information

Ms. Wang

Tel: +86-755-88018084

The Department of Chemistry welcome all eligible young scholars at home and abroad to join us at SUSTech.

Further information about SUSTech Department of Chemistry is available at http://chem.sustech.edu.cn/