The Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, China invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. We seek ambitious and creative candidates who are well versed with the fundamentals of mechanics and aerospace engineering, have the vision and capability of carrying out interdisciplinary research, and contribute to the collegial and collaborative environment of the department. Researches interfusing solid mechanics with any other disciplines are welcome, such as biomedical engineering, robotics, advanced materials, aerospace materials and structures, human-machine interface, artificial intelligence, energy systems, manufacturing and composites, and data science. The successful candidates are expected to build strong and independent research, advise graduate and undergraduate students, publish in archival journals, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Solid Mechanics. Senior candidates are expected to play leadership roles in research and education. Globally competitive salaries and very attractive start-up packages will be provided.
The MAE Department was established in 2015, and just graduated its first class of students in Summer 2018. The department has two undergraduate programs: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, and Aerospace Engineering, and possesses state-certified BS, MS and PhD degree programs. The department currently has 18 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, conducting active research in the general areas of fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, computational mechanics, micro and soft materials and devices, aeroengines, unmanned aerial vehicles, aeroacoustics and dynamics.
Established in 2012, SUSTech is a public institution in Shenzhen, a special economic zone in China. Located in the Pearl River Delta region and neighboring Hong Kong, Shenzhen is one of the top four most prosperous cities in China and has been consistently referred to as the leader in technological developments. The mission of SUSTech has been to reform higher education in China and become a world-class institution with a strong emphasis on student learning experience, world-class research, innovation and entrepreneurship. More information can be found at http://sustech.edu.cn/.
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About South University of Science & Technology of China
Established in 2012, the South University of Science and Technology (SUSTC) is a public institution funded by the municipal of Shenzhen, a special economic zone city in China. SUSTC is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution which emphasizes academic excellence and promotes innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The University currently has over 200 faculty members, and is planning three faculties: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Life and Health Science. The target faculty number will be 200 for Science, 300 for Engineering, and 150 for Life and Health Science Faculty.Shenzhen is a major city located in Southern China, situated immediately north of Hong Kong SAR. As one of China's major gateways to the world, Shenzhen is the country's fast-growing city, the high-tech and manufacturing hub, and home to some of China's most recognized enterprises such as Huawei, Tencent and DJI. As a State-level innovative city, Shenzhen has chosen independent innovation as its development strategy. 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.
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