Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Astrophysics

Southern University of Science and Technology

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The Department of Physics at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is seeking applicants for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions in the Department of Physics. We invite applications for positions in the area of Astrophysics. Candidates well established in Materials Physics, Condensed Matter physics and Computational physics are also encouraged to apply. Applicants are expected to manage outstanding research program in their field and be committed to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

We offer internationally competitive salaries, benefits, and start-up resources for scientific equipment, as well as annual resources for graduate students, supporting staff and consumables.

A relevant PhD degree, an excellent track record in research and good communication skill are required. Applicants should submit the following documents to

(1) Curriculum Vitae (with a complete list of publications)
(2) Statement of research interests and research plans
(3) Statement of teaching philosophy
(4) Five representative publications
(5) Names and contact information of five references


About SUSTech

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a research-oriented public university founded in Shenzhen, China’s innovation center, to serve as a model for reforming the education system and modernizing the national university system. SUSTech has learned from world-class research institutions spanning the globe and has planned its academic disciplines based on the major needs and strategic industries emerging around the Pearl River Delta region. With the characteristic of research, innovation and entrepreneurship, the unique spirit of hard work, SUSTech aims to attract high-quality talents to its faculty, cultivate outstanding and innovative talents, achieve internationally excellent research outcomes, advance knowledge and promote the application of science and technology, and to become a world-class research university.

Currently, SUSTech has 30 departments/schools, there are more than 1247 tenured /tenure-track professors, more than 6417 students, including 4357 undergraduate students and 3130 graduate students. In 2021, SUSTech was ranked No. 9 in “Nature Index” among all mainland universities of China. In the “Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020”, SUSTech maintained its top ten ranking in mainland China, ranking equal ninth in mainland China.

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About the Department of Physics

Founded in 2011, the Department of Physics has a current size of 40 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members. The department provides four-year undergraduate programs in Physics and Applied physics, as well as offers master and doctorial programs in Physics. There are about 190 undergraduate students and over 280 graduate students currently.

The Department of Physics now has 4 second-level subjects i.e. condensed matter physics, theoretical physics, computational physics and optics, while setting up biophysics, astrophysics and particle physics. More than 20 laboratories have been established, including 2 Provincial Key Laboratory and 3 Municipal Key Laboratories, equipped with more than 350 million (CNY) instruments including MBE, TEM, FIB, PLD, PPMS, STM, High-Performance Calculation System and so on. Hitherto, the departmental research support totaled more than 508 million (CNY), and its academic have published up to 1500 papers in top journals of physics including Nature, Science, Physical Review Letters, Nature Physics, etc.

In the “Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020”, the Physical Science in SUSTech ranked top ten in mainland China.

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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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