ShanghaiTech University

Multiple Faculty Positions at ShanghaiTech University

ShanghaiTech University

Shanghai, China

Multiple Faculty Positions at ShanghaiTech University

Newly established ShanghaiTech University offers a stimulating environment for pursuing studies and impactful research. Officially approved to open on September 30th 2013 by Ministry of Education, ShanghaiTech University, located at the core of ZhangJiang Comprehensive National Science Center, is a research university of academic excellence jointly established by Shanghai Municipal Government and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). ShanghaiTech is dedicated to be a research university of academic excellence and a dynamic people centered hub where innovative research, education, and community service meet to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to learning and to solving global challenges.

Focusing on science and technology, ShanghaiTech consists of five schools – School of Physical Science and Technology (SPST), School of Information Science and Technology (SIST), School of Life Science and Technology (SLST), School of Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM), School of Creative Arts (SCA) – and three research institutes – Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies (SIAIS), iHuman Institute, Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

ShanghaiTech actively leads frontier research projects and large-scale-users facilities, such as Soft X-Ray Free Electron Laser Facility, Living Cell Imagining Facility, Ultra-Intense and Ultrashort Pulse Laser Facility, Second phase of Shanghai Synchrotron beamlines, Hard X-Ray Free Electron Laser Facility and Multiple Spatial-scale and Time-scale Bio-imaging Platform and Machine Learning & Virtual Reality Platform etc.

ShanghaiTech is committed to serve the national development strategy. ShanghaiTech seeks innovative solutions to address the challenges that China is facing in the field of energy, materials, environment, life sciences, pharmaceutical development, human health, data science, artificial intelligence (AI), and electrical engineering etc. thus to improve productivity driven by innovation, and contribute to the restructuring and development of China.

ShanghaiTech is building up a strong faculty of 1000 professors, including 500 tenure-track/tenured professors recruited globally and 500 distinguished professors-in-residence from CAS institutes and other prestigious universities or institutes. Among our current faculty (451 by January 2018) are three Nobel laureates, six National Academy of Sciences (USA) members, two Royal Society (UK) fellows, 33CAS members and three Chinese Academy of Engineering Members.

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ShanghaiTech focuses on creating an international working and living environment. We are seeking overseas talent to join our faculty at all ranks in the following fields:

School of Physical Science and Technology: energy, system materials, photon and condensed state, material biology, environmental science and engineering.

School of Life Science and Technology: molecular biology and cell biology, structural biology, neuroscience, immunology, stem cells and regenerative medicine, system biology and biological data, molecular imaging, biomedical engineering.

School of Information Science and Technology: AI, VR, AR, electrical engineering, electronic science and technology, computer science and technology, information engineering, communication engineering, statistics, applied mathematics.

School of Entrepreneurship and Management: Economics, finance, management, marketing, strategy and entrepreneurship.

Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies: Immune antibody

iHuman Institute: Drug development targeting GPCR, cell biology and biomedicine, pharmacology, chemical biology, computational biology.

Institute of Mathematical Sciences: Pure mathematics, theory of computing, applied mathematics.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree. Successful applicants are expected to establish a record for independent, internationally recognized research, supervise students and teach high-quality courses.

ShanghaiTech University will offer attractive compensation packages, including:

Initial Research Support Package:
Reasonable start-up funds, research associates and post-doctoral fellows, laboratory space that meets research needs.

Compensation and Benefits:
Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments, a comprehensive benefit package.

Subsidized housing:
On-campus, 80/100/120 m2 faculty apartments will be available at low rents for tenure and tenure-track faculty.

Relocation & Travel Allowance:
Reimbursement of expenses for household relocation and family’s one-way travel.

Family Assistance:
Support with children’s education, and affiliated kindergarten, primary and middle schools are under construction.

We warmly welcome international talents to join our vibrant community!

To apply:

Submit a Cover Letter (Firstname_Lastname_Cover_Letter.pdf), a Research Plan (Firstname_Lastname_Research_Plan.pdf), a CV (Firstname_Lastname_CV.pdf) to

Review of applications will start immediately and will never stop.

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Multiple Faculty Positions at ShanghaiTech University