Southern University of Science
Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE, http://cse.sustc.edu.cn/en/), Southern University of Science and Technology (
SUSTech) has multiple Tenure-track faculty openings
at all ranks, including Professor/Associate Profes-sor/Assistant Professor. We are looking for outstanding candidates with demonstrated research
achievements and keen interest in teaching, in
the following areas (but are not restricted to):
˲ Data Science
˲ Artificial Intelligence
˲ Computer Systems (including Networks, Cloud
Computing, Io T, Software Engineering, etc.)
˲ Cognitive Robotics and Autonomous Systems
˲ Cybersecurity (including Cryptography)
Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree and demonstrated achievements in both
research and teaching. The teaching language at
SUSTech is bilingual, either English or Putong-hua. It is perfectly acceptable to use English in all
lectures, assignments, exams. In fact, our existing faculty members include several non-Chinese
As a State-level innovative city, Shenzhen has
identified innovation as the key strategy for its
development. It is home to some of China’s most
successful high-tech companies, such as Huawei
and Tencent. SUSTech considers entrepreneurship as one of the main directions of the university. SUSTech encourages candidates with experience in entrepreneurship to apply.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at SUSTech was founded in 2016. It has
12 professors, all of whom hold doctoral degrees
or have years of experience in overseas universities. Among them, two were elected into the 1000
Talents Program in China; three are IEEE fellows;
one IE T fellow.
Established in 2012, the Southern University
of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public
institution funded by the municipal of Shenzhen,
a special economic zone city in China. Shenzhen
is a major city located in Southern China, situated
immediately north to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. As one of China’s major gateways
to the world, Shenzhen is the country’s fastest-growing city in the past two decades.
SUSTech is committed to increase the diversity of its faculty, and has a range of family-friendly
policies in place. The university offers competitive salaries and fringe benefits including medical insurance, retirement and housing subsidy,
which are among the best in China. Salary and
rank will commensurate with qualifications and
experience. More information can be found at
We provide some of the best start-up packages
in the sector to our faculty members, including
one PhD studentship per year and two postdoctoral fellowships, in addition to a significant
amount of start-up funding (which can be used
to fund additional PhD students and postdocs,
research travels, and research equipment).
To apply, please provide a cover letter identifying the primary area of research, curriculum
vitae, and research and teaching statements, and
forward them to email@example.com.
Department of Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech ( www.cs.vt.edu) seeks
applicants for a collegiate faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer science or related field at the time
of appointment. Collegiate faculty members have a primary commitment
to the instructional mission of the department, including graduate and
undergraduate teaching, curricular and program development, and the design
and integration of innovative and inclusive pedagogy. Successful candidates
should give evidence of potential to take a lead role in enhancing curricula
and promoting teaching excellence. In addition to teaching, candidates will be
expected to participate in research and scholarship, whether on teaching and
learning or on other computer science research topics of interest. Candidates
will have the opportunity to collaborate with a wide range of research groups
in the department, including a thriving group in CS education research.
Candidates with demonstrated knowledge of CS education research topics
such as education-related software systems, analysis of student data analytics,
CS education for non-majors or at the K- 12 level, cybersecurity education,
distance education, or diversity in CS are encouraged to apply.
The department has 47 teaching faculty including 42 tenured and tenure-track faculty, over 800 undergraduate majors, and more than 250 graduate
students. The department is in the College of Engineering, whose
undergraduate program ranks 14th and graduate program ranks 27th among
U.S. engineering schools (USN&WR, 2017). The department plays a central
role in several university-wide initiatives (see
provost.vt.edu/destination-areas). Successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in new
transdisciplinary research programs and curricula in Data and Decisions,
Integrated Security, Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-Centered
Communities, and Creativity & Innovation.
The collegiate faculty rank is a non-tenure-track position that offers a clear
promotion path with increasingly long-term contracts. Collegiate faculty
are full members of the department faculty, and are expected to participate
in sponsored research, mentor graduate students, participate in department
and professional service, etc. This position is located at the main campus in
Blacksburg, VA, a region consistently ranked among the country’s best places
to live. The position requires occasional travel to professional meetings.
Successful candidates should give evidence of commitment to issues of
diversity in a campus community. Virginia Tech is committed to building a
culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women
and minorities. The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check
prior to employment.
Applications must be submitted online to jobs.vt.edu for posting TR0170132.
Applicant screening will begin on November 27, 2017 and continue until the
position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Dennis Kafura, Search
Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Tech is an AA/EEO employer, committed to building a
culturally diverse faculty; we strongly encourage applications from
women and minorities.