The newly established Department of Statistics and Data Science invites applications for several lecturer positions in statistics and data science with a start date of August 2019 or after. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching with substantial university teaching experience in statistics or data science. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. The language of instruction can be either Chinese or English. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae and a teaching statement through mathjobs (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/13796), and also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to mathjobs. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Candidates will be considered for interviews as soon as all application materials are received.
About the University and the City: Established in 2012, the 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.
The 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.