The newly established Department of Statistics and Data Science at Southern University of Science and Technology (www.sustech.edu.cn) invites applications and nominations for all ranks of tenured and tenure-track positions (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor and Chair Professor) in all areas of statistics and data science, with a start date of August 2019 or after. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for senior positions must have an established strong record of research and leadership in their research areas. Salary and start-up fund are highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Regular faculty members (tenured and on tenure track) will be provided with housing subsidies.
About the University and the City: Established in 2012, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the municipal government of Shenzhen, a special economic zone in China. Shenzhen, a major city located in Southern China and situated immediately north of Hong Kong, is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of China. A picturesque coastal city, Shenzhen is also a popular tourist destination and was named one of the world's 31 must-see tourist destinations in 2010 by The New York Times.
Southern University of Science and Technology is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution, emphasizing academic excellence and promoting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque South Mountain area, the new campus offers an ideal environment for learning and research. The University currently has over 300 faculty members in six colleges and schools: College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Life and Health Science, School of Humanity and Social Sciences, School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and School of Medicine. The university is growing at an impressive pace, and the total number of faculty members is expected to be more than doubled in coming years.
The Department of Statistics and Data Science currently has 14 full-time and 4 jointly appointed faculty members (3 of them will join soon). The total number of faculty members is expected to increase substantially in coming years. The department offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in Statistics and is in the process of developing degree programs in Data Science.
Application Materials Required:
To apply, please submit the following items directly to firstname.lastname@example.org to complete your application:
Curriculum vitae (with list of publications)
Three or more reference letters (please directly send to email@example.com by references )
Applicants will be considered for interview as soon as all application materials are received. If you have any questions, please contact us by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.