ShanghaiTech University

Multiple positions at ShanghaiTech University

ShanghaiTech University

Shanghai City, China

We provide ample resources to meet your research and teaching needs as well as academic freedom to do anything you can dream of.

ShanghaiTech University is a young and dynamic higher education institution committed to carrying out China’s national development strategy and nurturing the next generation of innovative scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs. With the backing and support of the Shanghai Municipal Government and China Academy of Science, ShanghaiTech’s five schools, three research institutes and General Education Center seek cutting-edge solutions to address the challenges that China and the world is facing in the fields of energy, material, environment, human health, and artificial intelligence. As an integral part of the Zhangjiang Comprehensive National Science Center, ShanghaiTech is now leading several frontier research projects and large-scale facilities.
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 (517 by June 2019) are 4 Nobel laureates, 32 CAS members and 3 Chinese Academy of Engineering Members, 9 National Academy of Sciences (USA) members, 3 Royal Society (UK) fellows.
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ShanghaiTech is now seeking talents 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 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: computer science, electrical engineering, information engineering, artificial intelligence, network and communication, virtual reality, statistics, big data and data mining
School of Entrepreneurship and Management: economics, finance, accounting, management, marketing, strategy and entrepreneurship
School of Creativity and Art: innovative design, filmmaking, game design, tech-driven art, big data visualization, creativity, design thinking
Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies: antibody therapy, Immunotherapy, cell therapy, regeneration medicine
iHuman Institute: bio-imaging, biology, chemistry, computational biology, AI/ML
Institute of Mathematical Sciences: pure mathematics, theory of computing, applied mathematics
General Education Center [Institute of Humanities(planning)] : Chinese philosophy, Western philosophy, logic, science philosophy, aesthetics, Ancient literature, modern literature, literary theory, comparative literature and world literature, Chinese writing,Chinese history, world history, historical theory, British and American language and literature, French language and literature, German language and literature, Japanese language and literature

Following positions are opening:
Tenured and Tenure-track positions: assistant professor, associate professor and full professor. Successful applicants will have a doctoral degree, and are expected to establish a record for independent, internationally recognized research, supervise students and teach high-quality courses.
Research positions: post-doctoral research fellow, research assistant professor, research associate professor and research professor. Successful applicants will have a doctoral degree, a good research record and great passion for research.
Assistant positions: teaching assistant, research assistant, and administrative officer. Successful applicants will have a Master’s degree and relevant working experience.

ShanghaiTech will offer attractive compensation packages, including:
Initial research support package: reasonable start-up funds, research associates and post-doctoral fellows, laboratory space to meet 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 available at low rent for tenured and tenure-track faculty, on-campus postdoctoral dormitories, off-campus postdoctoral apartments and municipal apartments subsidized by Shanghai government.
Relocation & travel allowance: reimbursement of expenses for household relocation and family’s one-way travel.
Family assistance: support with children’s education; affiliated kindergarten, primary and middle schools.

To apply: using this format, please submit a cover letter (Firstname_Lastname_Cover_Letter.pdf), a research plan (Firstname_Lastname_Research_Plan.pdf), and a CV (Firstname_Lastname_CV.pdf) to


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Multiple positions at ShanghaiTech University