Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum & Recruitment

Employer
Southern University of Science and Technology, School of Medicine
Location
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Salary
Globally competitive salary
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine, Health Science, Life Science
Job Type
Faculty Member, Professor
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Academia

 

Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum • Spring 2024


Southern University of Science and Technology

 

School of Medicine & School of Public Health and Emergency Management

 

1. Introduction  

 

The Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Emergency Management is an important conference for talent recruitment. It aims to provide a platform for academic exchanges among domestic and international scholars, promote interdisciplinary and academic innovation, and discuss the approaches for building towards a world-class medical school. Through the recruitment of world-class faculty, we strive to establish SUSTech School of Medicine as a well-respected research-oriented modern medical institution with unique distinction in the world.

 

2. Forum Schedule  

 

Date of Forum: Tentatively scheduled for February or March, 2024

  

3. Positions to Recruit  

 

• Senior Faculty (Chair Professor / Professor)  

• Junior Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)  

 

4. Application  

 

Please submit your complete CV and research plan to the mailbox of Human Resources Office of School of Medicine (hr-med@sustech.edu.cn), or to the mailbox of Human Resources Office of School of Public Health & Emergency Management(hr.sph@sustech.edu.cn)for public health disciplines, entitled “SUSTech Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum Application-School of Medicine-Senior Faculty/Junior Faculty” (please choose one from these two positions) for evaluation. We will evaluate the application materials and send out interview invitations to the qualified candidates. Please send materials at your earliest convenience as the invitation slots are limited.  

 

 

5. Contact Information  

 

Mrs. Wang  

Tel: +86-755-88018031  

Email: hr-med@sustech.edu.cn  

 

6. Qualifications and Benefits  

 

Senior Faculty (Chair Professor / Professor)  

 

1. Requirements  

Internationally recognized tenured professor or associate professor with outstanding academic and professional accomplishments from well-known universities or research institutions or other highly respected academic settings.  

 

2.Support Policies  

Research funds:decision made case by case.  

Eligible to participate in the postgraduate enrollment of Biology and Clinical Medicine as a mentor. 

 

3.Remuneration  

Salary: Globally competitive salary; Potential benefits of reduced individual income tax: income tax of highly qualified individual will be compensated by local government to a maximum of 15%.  

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. The university will assist in applying for the corresponding support programs according to the national, provincial and municipal policies. Successful personnel will receive the relevant project funding / award.  

Other benefits: Permanent residence or resident visa service for scholars and family (spouse and children) for those who hold foreign visas; The university will facilitate children’s education enrollment and spouse’s employment.  

 

Junior Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)  

 

1. Requirements  

Generally, 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 continuous overseas work experience, with a formal teaching or research position in well-known overseas universities and research institutes.  

 

2. Support Policies  

Research funds: Funding will be provided according to relevant policies, which is on par with international standards.  

Eligible to participate in the postgraduate enrollment of Biology and Clinical Medicine as a mentor.  

 

3. Remuneration  

Salary: Globally competitive salary; Potential benefits of reduced individual income tax: income tax of qualified individuals will be compensated by local government to a maximum of 15%.  

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. The university will assist in applying for the corresponding support programs according to the national, provincial and municipal talent policies. Successful personnel will receive the relevant project funding / award.  

Other benefits: Permanent residence or resident visa service for scholars and family (spouse and children) for those who hold foreign visas; The university will facilitate children’s education enrollment and spouse’s employment.  

 

Introduction of School of Medicine of Southern University of Science and Technology  

 

The School of Medicine of Southern University of Science and Technology was formally established in 2018. Based in Shenzhen, the School is positioned to be a first-class and research-oriented medical school, which promotes international collaboration and integration of science, engineering, medicine and humanities. It aims to foster leading medical talents who have international vision, pioneering spirit, innovative ability, ethical integrity and professional competence. Its primary mission is to explore medical unknowns, lead first-class research, promote medical development, pursue outstanding medical technology/medical care, and provide high-quality clinical services. It strives not only to carry out excellent medical education and cultivate qualified doctors, but also to develop world-class research, explore and discover new knowledge and fields, and provide top-notch clinical service with high-end technologies and humanistic care.  

 

1. Department development  

The school plans to establish eight academic departments, of which the Department of Pharmacology, the Department of Biochemistry, the Department of Medical Neurosciences, and the Department of Human Cell Biology and Genetics are already formed and growing rapidly. Two undergraduate programs-clinical medicine and biomedical science have been established, and graduate students are enrolled in biology at master and doctoral levels. There are currently 139 undergraduates and 257 postgraduates at the school.  

 

2. Faculty resources  

The School of Medicine currently has over 400 employees. In the past four years, the School of Medicine has built a strong faculty team with forty-nine core tenured and tenure-track members, including two academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and ten chair professors. There are currently forty postdoctoral fellows, with expected rapid growth in the near future.

 

3. Research results  

The School of Medicine has established the Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Cellular Micro-environment and Disease Research, the Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Metabolism and Health, Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Health and Precision Medicine, the Center for Pain Medicine of SUSTech,and P2 Biosafety Laboratory of School of Medicine. In its short history, the school has achieved outstanding accomplishments in research, which continues to grow rapidly. As of June 2022, the school published over 400 SCI research articles, had 97 research projects (including 41 national level research projects) with academic grants of 106.769 million yuan.

 

4. Clinical teaching bases  

There are 10 hospitals tightly associated with the School of Medicine. They include four affiliated hospitals – First Affiliated Hospital of SUSTech, Second Affiliated Hospital of SUSTech, Hospital of SUSTech and the hospital at the main campus of SUSTech (under construction). Yantian Hospital of SUSTech (Shenzhen Yantian District People’s Hospital) is a hospital jointly built by SUSTech and Yantian District. The school also jointly established the “Clinical Teaching Hospital of SUSTech” with Cancer Hospital (Shenzhen) of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Mental Health Center with Shenzhen Kangning Hospital. In addition, the School of Medicine has signed teaching and research collaboration agreements with Shenzhen Children's Hospital, Shenzhen Maternity & Child Healthcare Hospital, and Peking University Shenzhen Hospital.  

 

The affiliated hospitals have excellent faculty resources. There are 479 people with senior professional titles and 939 people with associate senior titles. There are 37 doctoral supervisors, 165 master supervisors, 375 postdoctoral fellows, and six persons subsidized by the National Science Fund for (Overseas) Excellent Young Scholars. There are 12 academic leaders holding vice-chairmanship or higher positions at various professional societies at the national level. The School of Medicine established a highly collaborative relationship of medicine, teaching, and research with affiliated hospitals. Specific clinical teaching and research offices and platforms have been started. Professional committees have been established, with the dean of the School of Medicine and the chief executives of the first and second affiliated hospitals as directors. The Master program of Clinical Medicine at SUSTech School of Medicine has been approved in 2021 and the application for a new doctoral program has been initiated.

 

5. Experimental and practical teaching resources  

The basic medical experimental teaching center has a total construction area of more than 1,000 square meters and several experimental platforms have been built, including Human Anatomy Laboratory, Molecular Medicine Laboratory, Kinesiology Laboratory, Human Physiology Laboratory, Medical Microbiology Laboratory, Microscopic Digital Interactive Laboratory, Innovation Laboratory, VR Teaching Laboratory, Medical Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Center and Digital Pathology Teaching Demonstration Center. These advanced high-quality experimental platforms enable undergraduate and graduate students to carry out comprehensive and innovative experiments.

 

Experimental courses include cellular and molecular immunity (cell, genetic, biochemical, immunological, microbial) experiments, morphology (anatomy, histology and embryology, pathology), kinesiology (physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology), and virtual simulation experiment teaching and intelligent medical practice.  

 

Introduction to the SUSTech School of Public Health and Emergency Management  

 

SUSTech School of Public Health and Emergency Management was founded in April 2020, during the pandemic of COVID-19, as an important step for SUSTech and Shenzhen Health Commission to address major global public health issues. Our mission is to support the healthcare needs of our city and respond to the “Healthy China” National Strategy.  

 

SUSTech School of Public Health and Emergency Management is jointly built by SUSTech, Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission, the Shenzhen Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Second Affiliated Hospital of SUSTech (the National Clinical research Venter for Infectious Diseases. Our School is committed to building an integrated public health and emergency management education system and providing key talents and intellectual support for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, China and the world in responding to health challenges and public emergency management. 

 

We are now recruiting high-level talents at home and abroad, particularly in the following research areas: Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Nutrition Health and Food Safety, Chronic Disease Prevention and Smart Health Management, Prevention and Control of Infectious and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Health Policy and Emergency Management and Global Health, etc. 

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