Associate / Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Southern University of Science and Technology

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The Department of Chemistry at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) seeks globally for outstanding scholars for tenure-track Associate / Assistant Professor in all areas of chemistry from now. Research, innovation and entrepreneurship are strongly supported and valued at utmost in SUSTech.

Currently, The Department of Chemistry has 49 tenure/tenure-track professors, inclouding 11 chair professors, 11 professors, 18 associate professors and 9 assistant professors, more than 76% of faculty members are high-level talents.

The Department of Chemistry strives to gain internationally reputed achievements in research and to foster excellent scientists and engineers in the areas of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, and physical chemistry/molecular materials chemistry. The Department has independently undertaken around 200 national, provincial, ministerial and local scientific research programs; the total quantity of research funds reaches around RMB 200 million. In recent years, the Department of Chemistry, as the corresponding unit, has published over 700 papers on the world top-level chemistry journals, including Science, Nature, JACS and Angewandte Chemie.

Adhering to SUSTechʼs motto of “Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, the Department of Chemistry focuses on cultivating studentsʼ innovation, critical thinking and ability for interdisciplinary cooperation. The undergraduates at SUSTech are strongly encouraged to participate in various frontier research programs supervised by professors. The Department maintains a wide range of state-of-the-art lab instruments necessary for modern chemical research and teaching.


Recruiting Categories

  • Young Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)


Qualifications and Benefits

Young Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)


Doctoral degree obtained from internationally renowned universities and institutes; or Ph.D. degrees from Chinese universities and more than 36 months of overseas work experience, with a formal teaching or research position in famous overseas universities and research institutes.

2.Support Policies

Research funds: Up to CNY 12 million / 6 million in research start-up funding is provided by local government and the university within 5 years.

Group support: At least 1 PhD student per year and unlimited numbers of post-doctoral fellows in support. Self-determination of hiring research assistant professors (RAPs) with competitive research fund support for RAPs.

Lab space of approx. 150 square meters per person.


Salary: Globally competitive salary; Preferential policy of individual income tax, income tax of qualified high-level talents will be compensated by local government to a maximum of 15% (tax free).

Insurances: Shenzhen’s highest level of retirement insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, maternity insurance and housing provident funds. Special high-level health insurance is negotiable.


Housing and subsidies: Temporary on-campus apartments provided or subsidies to support off-campus rental housing. No less than CNY 2.75 million living and housing subsidies (tax free) for scholars of national-level talent programs. An extra yearly subsidy of CNY 500,000 will be awarded to scholars within “Pearl River Talents Plan” (longest duration 5 years).

Other benefits: Permanent residence or resident visa service for scholars and family (spouse and children); Service of children’s education in SUSTech affiliated preschool, primary school and middle school; Spouse’s employment service.


Application Procedure

Application materials, including full cv, research proposal, teaching statement and 3 letters of recommendation should be submitted to the Department of Chemistry via


Contact Information

Ms. Wang

Tel: +86-755-88018084

The Department of Chemistry welcome all eligible scholars at home and abroad to join us at SUSTech.

Further information about SUSTech Department of Chemistry is available at


Application Process

To apply to join our team, please click the apply link below and provide the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • PhD certificate
  • Five published articles (Within the last five years)
  • Executive summary of academic achievements & proposed research or work plan (1000 words)
  • Letter of recommendation and the names and email addresses of 3 referees (university professors)


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