Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)

Shenzhen, China

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is founded in 2011 and officially established in April 2012. It is a public university funded by Shenzhen city and the head of the university board is the mayor of Shenzhen. Shenzhen has developed from a small fishing village 40 years ago to a metropolis with more than 22 million people. It is regarded as China’s Silicon Valley where a lot of the world’s well-known corporations are located including Huawei, Tencent, ZTE, BYD, etc. Its GDP has exceeded Hongkong’s, ranking third in Greater China. Shenzhen has been ranked as the sixth most competitive city in the world and it is the number one in Greater China, according to the recent joint survey conducted by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and United Nations Human Settlements Program.

SUSTech is a pioneer in higher education reform of China, located on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque Nanshan (South Mountain) area with an idyllic environment suitable for learning and scholarship. It is the unique university in mainland China which widely utilizes English as a teaching language. With the powerful support from Shenzhen government, SUSTech is developing at a surprising speed. SUSTech has acquired the qualification approved by China government to offer Bachelor, Master and Doctorate Degrees though it is only six years old, and several disciplines are ranked among the top 10 in the nation according to the recent QS simulative ranking.

Faculty Positions: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEBA)

With the powerful support from Shenzhen government, FEBA is fast-growing and three new departments are being founded in addition to the original Department of Finance. The FEBA offers two Bachelor of Economics programs. They are Finance and Financial Engineering. We are submitting a new plan to offer the Bachelor of Management program, i.e. management science. Though SUSTech is so young, we offer Master and Doctor joint programs with the department of mathematics in SUSTech and some other international universities. The faculty now invites applications for Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in management science, operation management, supply chain management, information systems, business analytics, and FinTech. Applications from other business-related areas are also welcome, such as business administration (strategy, innovation, organization behavior, human resources management, marketing), applied economics, public policy and administration, accounting, and finance/insurance.

Applicants should (i) be a promising or established scholar with a doctoral degree (or close to completion) from an established university; and (ii) demonstrate a specialty in the above fields. The appointee will be expected to (a) have ability to teach postgraduate and undergraduate courses; and (b) publish research papers in top-tier journals in related fields.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. SUSTech offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Qualified applicants are also encouraged to apply for the Recruitment Program of Global Talent (“1000 Talents Global Recruitment Program”) through SUSTech. Successful applicants will get up to 10 million RMB research fund and 5.5 million RMB (tax-free) of the living allowance from the government. Applicants for “1000 Talents Global Recruitment Program” should be a professor or a senior researcher. Applicants for “1000 Young Talents Global Recruitment Program” should have three years or more of post-doctoral research or work experience. There are various kinds of allowances awarded by the government of Shenzhen city and of Guangdong province for eligible appointees and one of them ranges from 1.6 million to 3 million RMB (tax-free). For more detailed information, please refer to the website,, and The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by SUSTech and the governments.

Application Procedure

Applications with a full C.V.; statement of research and teaching; transcript of graduate work; copies of 2 research publications; names, emails and addresses of at least three referees, should be directed to the Search and Appointment Committee, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, the Southern University of Science and Technology, 1088 Xueyuan Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518055, China [email : and / or]. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the positions are filled.


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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Faculty of Economics and Business Administration