Shantou University invites you to the faculty recruitment fairs in UK!

About Shantou University

Shantou University (STU), founded in 1981, is a comprehensive university jointly supported by the Ministry of Education, the Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation, and is the only public university in the world that receives long-term funding from the Li Ka Shing Foundation. The University campus is located in Shantou, a seaside city, covering a total area of 1.26 square kilometers with a floor space of 568,000 m2. 

The University consists of 8 colleges and schools, namely, College of Science, College of Engineering, Medical College, Business School, Law School, Cheung Kong School of Art and Design, Cheung Kong School of Journalism and Communication,and College of Liberal Arts. It enrolls qualified students from all over the country (including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, as well as Taiwan). Additionally, STU has a Graduate School and a School of Continuing Education. Currently, STU has a staff of 1,602 and over 10,294 students and has nurtured over 100,000 graduates.

In September 2013, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Shantou University signed a Memorandum of Understanding for jointly establishing Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT), an institution of higher learning in Shantou. In December 2016, the Ministry of Education approved the formal establishment of the Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT).

Relying on three projects that were awarded funding under the Top-Tier University Development Funding Program of Guangdong Province, STU has made tangible efforts towards its goal of becoming a world-class university, and entered various world university rankings. STU’s program of Clinical Medicine remained in the top 1% on a global list of programs based on ESI (Essential Science Indicators) data, and the ranking was raised by 197 places compared with the beginning of 2015. As the programs Chemistry, Biology and Biochemistry become more competitive, they are expected to enter the global top 1% of ESI-based ranking in the near future. STU faculty conducted a series of research focused on major social issues and cutting-edge technology, with the research findings published in global top journals, including Nature, Science, New England Journal of Medicine and PNAS. Since 2015, STU has been twice ranked within Nos. 601-800 in the “Times Higher Education World University Rankings”, being the only Chinese mainland university founded after 1980 that enters the list. Also, the University has been ranked in “The Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings” and “Asian University Rankings”. In 2016, STU was rated as a Four Stars Institution by the QS Intelligence Unit. In 2017, STU was ranked for the first time within Nos. 151-200 in the “Young University Rankings 2017”, being one of two universities in Mainland China that enters the list. According to the statistics released in 2017, STU ranked No. 10 in China and No. 1 in Guangdong in terms of the number of its CNS(Cell/Nature/Science)-indexed papers.

Multiple faculty positions are available in the following areas: 

College of Science:

Mathematics, Optics, Optical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Marine Biology.

College of Engineering:

Construction Management (include GIS modelling), Environmental Engineering (especially Advanced Water/Wastewater Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology, Air Pollution Engineering), Road and Bridge Engineering, Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation, Electronic Information Engineering, Communication Engineering, Electronic Design and Image Processing, Software Engineering, Computer Systems Architecture, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Network Security, Biomedical Engineering.

Medical College:

Basic Medicine and Clinical Medicine, including Medical Biochemistry, Medical Cell Biology, Physiology, Human Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Medical Genetics, Human Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology, Medical Statistics, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Nursing, Stomatology, etc.

Business School:

Business Management, Information Management, Data Analysis and Operations Management, Account, Financial Management, Marketing, International Economics & Trade, Economy, Finance.

Law School:

Civil and Commercial Law, Procedural Law, Law on Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Management, Economic Law, Legal Theory (Legal language & Legal logistics), Public Administration, Human Resource Management in the Public Sector, Social Security, Public Economics, E-government. (Teach Bilingually in both Chinese and English Languages)

Cheung Kong School of Art and Design:

Interactive Design, Design Theories (Planning and Management of Creative Industry), Mobile Image Design, Product Design, Environmental Art Design (Interior Design). (Teach Bilingually in both Chinese and English Languages)

Cheung Kong School of Journalism and Communication:

Broadcasting, Journalism and Advertising.

College of Liberal Arts:

Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Ancient Chinese Literature, Literature and Art (Aesthetics and Literary Theory), Chinese Philology, Comparative Literature and World Literature. (Teach Bilingually in both Chinese and English Languages)

Center for Faculty Development and Education Audit: Cognitive Psychology, Researchers and Trainers in Epistemic Psychology, Learning Science and Pedagogies. (Teach Bilingually in both Chinese and English Languages)

Salary and Benefits:

For the details of Shantou University’s salary system, please visit the Shantou University’s Salary System.

Application Process:

Interested individuals should provide an updated CV with a cover letter outlining his or her interests in and qualifications and three reference letters written by prestigious academic scholars at home and abroad.

Please send the application to:
Ms. Li
Human Resources
Shantou University
243 Da Xue Road, Shantou University, Shantou, Guangdong, China 515063

Applying for the positions in Medical College, please send the application to:
Ms. Huang

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