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Make your mark in the city of makers

Calling talented faculty to the Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen (HITSZ)

The ‘City of Creators’, Shenzhen is China’s frontrunner in promoting innovation-driven development. Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen (HITSZ) maintains high standards to attract excellent, international talents, while carrying forward the innovation spirit of Shenzhen to contribute to national and regional economic and social development.

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Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), founded in 1920, is a national key university under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. It offers specializations in science, engineering, management and many other fields. It is a member of the C9 League and one of the first universities to be selected for the national Project 985. It became part of the national Double First-Class initiative in 2017.

HIT was ranked as the world’s sixth best university for engineering, and the second in China, according to the 2018 US NEWS Global Universities ranking. In the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017 ranking, it was eighth in China and among the global top 200. In the same year, HIT had a subject area ranked among the global top 0.01%, according to Essential Science Indicators (ESI) data.

Together with the Shenzhen Municipal Government, HIT created Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen (HITSZ) in 2002. It is now one of its key campuses. It is the first university among the C9 League to open a campus and enrol undergraduates in Shenzhen.

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HITSZ now has multiple faculty positions available. It is eagerly seeking talented researchers from around the world to join its dynamic team in Shenzhen.

Fields Open for Recruitment:

1. Computer Science and Technology

2. Electronic Science and Technology

3. Materials Science and Engineering

4. Control Science and Engineering

5. Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics

6. Mechanics

7. Mathematics

8. Practical Economics

9. Business Administration

10. Civil Engineering

11. Mechanical Engineering

12. Architecture

13. Space Science and Technology

14. Information and Communication Engineering

15. Environmental Science and Engineering

16. Management Science and Engineering

17. Biomedical Engineering

18. Chemistry

19. Physics

20. Biology

21. Design

22. Sociology

23. Marxism

24. Marine Science

25. Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology

26. Urban and Rural Planning

27. Linguistics

28. English

Qualifications and Requirements:

1. A Ph.D. in a related field

2. Experience working abroad or postdoctoral training is preferred

Salary and Benefits:

1. Successful applicants will be appointed as ‘Professor’, ‘Associate Professor’ or ‘Assistant Professor’ according to their qualifications and backgrounds

2. An annual salary in the range of 300,000 to 1.5 million RMB

3. Research funds will depend on position and field

4. Support to apply for high-level talents allowance in Shenzhen (ranging from 1.6 to 3 million RMB)

5. Subsidized housing

To Apply:

1. Application Form for Faculty Position (downloadable from:; please indicate main research areas to facilitate the application process)

2. A cover letter in three parts: an introduction explaining why you should be considered for the job, expected contributions to the school in terms of research, and future work plan

3. Three letters of recommendation

4. Electronic copies of supporting documents, including diploma, lists of publications and achievements, etc.

Application materials should be sent to YANG Zhixi at:


Ms. YANG Zhixi

Human Resources Department

Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen


Tel: +86-755-26033365

Contact details

Ms. YANG Zhixi

Human Resources Department

Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen


Tel: +86-755-26033365