ShanghaiTech University

Faculty positions in School of Information Science and Technology(SIST), ShanghaiTech University

ShanghaiTech University

Shanghai, China

The School of Information Science and Technology (SIST) in the newly founded ShanghaiTech University invites highly qualified candidates to fill multiple tenure-track as well as tenured positions as founding faculty members of the SIST. Candidates should have an exceptional academic record or demonstrate strong potential in frontier research areas of information science and technology or closely related fields.

ShanghaiTech is committed to serving the national development strategy. ShanghaiTech seeks innovative solutions to address the challenges that China is facing in the field of energy, material, environment, human health, thus to improve productivity driven by innovation, and contribute to the restructuring and development of China. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In addition to establishing and maintaining a world-class research profile, successful candidates are also expected to contribute substantially to the educational missions of undergraduate and graduate programs within SIST. All faculty members in ShanghaiTech will be part of its new tenure-track system commensurate with international practice, evaluation, and standards.

Academic Disciplines:
We seek first-class faculty candidates in all cutting edge areas of Information science and technology. Our recruitment focus includes, but is not limited to, the following special research areas: applied mathematics, advanced computer architecture and technologies, nano-scale and solid state electronics, semi-conductor devices, ultra-high speed and low power circuits, intelligent information and signal processing systems, next-generation computer systems, computational foundations, bigdata analytics, data mining, visualization, computer vision, robotics and control, bio-computing, smart energy/power devices and systems, information theory and communications, highly-scalable and multi-service heterogeneous networking, statistics, as well as various inter-disciplinary areas involving the foundation and applications of information science and technology.

Candidates must demonstrate
- a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate education;
- well developed research plans and demonstrated record/strength/potentials;
- Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or closely related field);
- A minimum relevant research experience of 4 years.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit (all in English) a cover letter(Firstname_Lastname_Cover_Letter.pdf), a 2-page research plan(Firstname_Lastname_Research_Plan.pdf), a CV, up to 3 copies of most significant publications(Firstname_Lastname_Paper1-3.pdf), and the names of three referees to:
Mailing Address: School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, Building 8, 319 Yueyang Road, Shanghai 200031, China

Deadline: Until positions are filled.

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary and startup fund are highly competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishment.
ShanghaiTech also offers a comprehensive benefit package to employees and their eligible dependents, including full housing benefits.

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Discipline: Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Engineering, Faculty, Information Technology, Informatics.

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Faculty positions in School of Information Science and Technology(SIST), ShanghaiTech University