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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Environmemtal Science and Engineering


Faculty Positions available in the School of Environmental Science
and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology,
Shenzhen, China

Southern University of Science and Technology (known as SUSTech) (http://www.sustech.edu.cn/en) was founded in 2011 with public funding from Shenzhen City. A thriving metropolis of 20 million people bordering Hong Kong, Shenzhen has often been referred to as the “Silicon Valley of China” with strong telecommunication, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. The goal of SUSTech is to become a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, talent development and knowledge discovery. English is the language of instruction.

The School of Environmental Science and Engineering at SUSTech was established in May 2015 to provide a new platform for performing cutting-edge research and for training a new generation of environmental scientists, engineers and managers who are interdisciplinary, innovative and global-thinking. Currently the school has 18 full time faculty members (http://ese.sustech.edu.cn/en/) with 30 or more tenure-track/tenured positions to be filled. In addition to a generous startup package to each tenured or tenure track faculty position, the school was recently awarded a 3-year grant of 50 million RMB (~7 million USD) to strengthen its 5 core areas of research. Moreover, the school is in line to receive 120 million RMB (~18 million USD) for research instrument capability development.

Applications are invited for faculty positions at all ranks. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, water pollution and treatment, environmental (soil, groundwater, ecosystem) remediation and restoration, hydrology and water resources engineering, biogeochemistry, environmental microbiology, atmospheric chemistry, air pollution control, air quality engineering, solid waste treatment and utilization, environmental health risk assessment, environmental health interventions, remote sensing of the environment, global change and environmental management. Highly competitive salaries and benefit packages will be provided to tenure-track/tenured faculty. New
hires may be eligible for additional government support such as the Shenzhen City’s Peacock Program and the Chinese Government’s One Thousand Talents Program (http://www.sustech.edu.cn/en/faculty_en).

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. degree in environmental science and engineering, earth and atmospheric sciences, or related disciplines. Post-doctoral experiences are preferred but not required. Candidates must have a proven and consistent track record of high-quality scientific publications and good communication skills. Chinese language skill is a plus but not required. To apply, submit the following materials electronically to iese@sustech.edu.cn: 1) Cover Letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae (with a complete list of publications); 3) Statement of research and teaching interest; 4) Selected reprints of three recent papers; and 5) Names and contact information for five references. All positions remain open until filled.