Faculty and Postdoctoral Positions at the Institute of Technological Sciences, Wuhan University

Faculty and Postdoctoral Positions at the Institute of Technological Sciences, Wuhan University

Wuhan University

Wuhan, China

The Institute of Technological Sciences (ITS) of Wuhan University (WHU) invites applications for faculty positions (rank open) in technological sciences (applied research of physics, chemistry and engineering). Areas of research include, but are not limited to, advanced manufacturing, alternative energy sources, advanced materials and aerospace engineering. Faculty will have the unique opportunity to lead and implement a cross-disciplinary curriculum on integrated technological sciences and engineering, and to conduct research in related fields. These positions may start as early as Fall 2017 and keep open until 30 or more positions are filled.

Located in Wuhan, the largest city in central part of China and an educational hub with 1.3 million enrolled university students, WHU has a 124-year history. It is one of the top 7 universities directly under the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. ITS was established at WHU in April 2017, with Professor Sheng Liu as its executive director. It is devoted to enhancing the engineering disciplines in WHU by attracting high-level experts and young talents, as well as developing innovative technologies for the future.

An international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, ITS welcomes outstanding researchers from around the world to contribute to building a global learning and research environment with their diverse perspectives and experiences. Applications from underrepresented groups and minorities are particularly welcomed.

OUR UNIQUENESS

  • First-class faculty members
  • Strong financial support
  • Cross-disciplinary engineering research
  • High level Talent Zone
  • Platforms for sharing research resources
  • Platforms for international academic Exchange

MAIN RESEARCH AREAS

  • Advanced Manufacturing
    - Electronics Manufacturing
    - Smart Manufacturing
    - Intelligent Robotics
    - Biomedical Instruments and Biomanufacturing
    - 3D Printing
    - Crystal Growth and Ultra-fast Imaging and Control
  • Alternative Energy Sources
    - Novel Shale Gas Exploration
    - Renewable Energy
    - Advanced Energy Storage
    - Power Electronics
  • Advanced Materials
    - Biomimetic Materials
    - Advanced Composite Materials (including Multifunctional Composite Materials)
    - Nanomaterials
  • Aerospace Engineering
    - New Aerospace Structures
    - Space Intelligent Flexible Robots
    - System Reliability
    - Thermal Management
    - Micro/Nano Sensors
    - Testing and Evaluation System Technology
    - New Engineering Research

A FEW EXAMPLES OF OUR RECENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • 2017 Major Scientific Instrument Development Project of NSFC
    “In-situ/Real Time Monitoring in Multiple Temporal/Spatial Scale and Control for Defects in Thin Film Growth”
    Total fund: 84 million RMB
  • 2017 National Key Research and Development Plan Project
    “In-line Monitoring Systems for Metallic Additive Manufacturing”
    Total fund: 26.48 million RMB
  • 2017 National Key Research and Development Plan Project
    “Laser High-performance Connection Technology and Equipment”
    Total fund: 5.31 million RMB
  • 2015 National Key Program of NSFC
    “Wafer-level 3D LED Direct White Chip with Ultra-High Current Density and Chip-level Packaging Manufacturing”
    Total fund: 2.41 million RMB

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Faculty: Open Rank
    - Ph.D. in a relevant area from a university ranked among the global top 200
    - Potentials for obtaining titles from the ‘1000 Young Talents Plan’ or ‘1000 Talents Plan’
    - Experience in cross-disciplinary teaching or research preferred
    - Strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching
    - Track records of research are highly valued

According to the relevant provisions of WHU and ITS, we will, based on the candidate’s academic level, provide competitive annual salary, research start-up funds and one-time housing subsidies. Successful applicants can also serve as dual appointment faculty at both ITS and relevant colleges or schools. For details, please visit the website of Personnel Department of Wuhan University: http://www.whu.edu.cn/info/1118/7314.htm or consult with us.

  • Key Funded Postdoctoral Fellows
    - Ph. D. in a relevant area from one of the top 200 universities in the world, or Ph.D. from a top Chinese university and having obtained national scholarships
    - Good academic performance and strong academic research abilities

Annual salary will be no less than 250,000 RMB/ year for a key funded postdoctoral fellow. For those who are extraordinarily outstanding, salary can be negotiated.

  • General Postdoctoral Fellows
    - Ph. D. in a relevant area from key universities governed by the Chinese Ministry of Education
    - Study abroad experience during Ph. D., or being supervised by well-known experts

Annual salary for a general postdoctoral fellow is no less than 120,000 RMB/ year. For those who are extraordinarily outstanding, salary can be negotiated.

  • Graduate Students
    - Studied in mechanical engineering, physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering, electrical engineering, mechanics, power engineering and engineering thermal physical, and other professional directions
    - Graduated from a domestic key university (211 or 985) or one of the top 200 universities in the world

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a research statement and a teaching statement, as well as names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted to the secretaries of Prof. Sheng Liu, Ms. Yang at hannahyang766@163.com and Ms. Peng at pengqian41_lia@163.com. We will accept applications until the positions are filled.

The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to the secretaries with “ITS Application” for the subject line of the e-mail.

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Faculty and Postdoctoral Positions at the Institute of Technological Sciences, Wuhan University