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Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) College of Business in China invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions (at any level: assistant, associate, or full Professor) in the field of Information Systems beginning in Jan 2021.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (or close to completion) from an established university. Successful candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to high-quality research and excellent teaching in Information Systems. For positions at the Associate Professor and Professor levels, a substantial track record of research publications in top-tier journals is essential. For appointments at the Assistant Professor level, a strong indication of the ability to publish with top tier journals is critical.
Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. SUSTech offers a comprehensive compensation package, including medical care and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for numerous Talents Programs sponsored by local, provincial, and national governments.
Profile of SUSTech College of Business
SUSTech College of Business is a fast-growing business school with four divisions: Applied Economics and Finance, Information Systems and Management Engineering, Business Administration, and Public Policy and Administration. It offers Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral programs as well as joint Master and Doctoral programs in collaboration with international research universities, such as HEC Paris, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National University of Singapore, Temple University, University of British Columbia, University of Queensland and Warwick University.
Profile of Southern University of Science and Technology
SUSTech is an innovation-oriented public university founded by the Shenzhen government. It is a pioneer for promoting the reform of Chinese tertiary education and aspires to become a top international research university. SUSTech draws on the experience of world-class science and engineering universities for its disciplinary approach to research and governance. While focusing on science, engineering, and medicine, it also puts strong emphasis on distinctive disciplines in business, the humanities, and social sciences. In recent years, SUSTech have been building interdisciplinary research centers to generate new scientific and technological knowledge in cross-disciplinary fields such as artificial intelligence, life sciences, internet of things, robotics, new energies, financial technology, and intelligent manufacturing.
There are currently 25 departments/schools at SUSTech, with more than 400 tenured/tenure-track professors, and over 6000 students, including about 4000 undergraduates and 2000 graduate students. According to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, SUSTech is among the top ten universities in mainland China.
For more information about SUSTech, please visit the university website (https://www.sustech.edu.cn/en/).
Please send a Cover letter, an up-to-date CV, a research statement and teaching statement, copies of three selected research publications, and three reference letters to the Search Committee [email: email@example.com]. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews. For inquiries, please contact the recruitment secretary Manqin Xiong [email: firstname.lastname@example.org] and Ying Song [email: email@example.com].
CoB invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions (at any level: assistant, associate, or full Professor), as well as young fellows, in operation management, operation research, information systems, marketing and management. Other business-related areas will also be considered.
Applicants with admin experience are also welcomed to apply for administration positions.
Applicants should be a promising or established scholar with a doctoral degree (or close to completion) from an established university. The appointee will be expected to (i) publish research papers in top-tier journals in related fields, and (ii) have the ability to teach postgraduate and undergraduate courses.
Salary and Fringe Benefits
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. SUSTech offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Qualified applicants are sponsored to apply for numerous Talents Programs. Those successful applicants could receive research fund ranging from 3 to 10 million RMB and the living allowance ranging from 1.6 to 6 million RMB (tax-free). The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and subject to updating by SUSTech and the funding agencies.
CoB Fellow Positions
CoB also seeks applications for fellow positions. Fellow can be transferred to tenure track faculty based on performance. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. There are additional allowances provided by Shenzhen city or Guangdong province for eligible appointees, such as 1.6 or more million RMB (tax-free) for those qualified talents awarded from Shenzhen Peacock Plan. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to update in due time.
The University Profile
SUSTech was officially established in April 2012. It is a public university funded by Shenzhen city and the chair of the university council is the mayor. Shenzhen has developed from a small fishing village 40 years ago to a modern metropolitan city with more than 20 millions in population. It is regarded as China’s Silicon Valley where numerous world’s well-known corporations are headquartered here, including Huawei, Foxconn, Tencent, ZTE, BYD, etc. In the year 2017, its GDP has exceeded Hong Kong’s for the first time in history. Shenzhen has been ranked to be the No. 1 competitive city in the Greater China region and No. 6 in the world, by the United Nations Human Settlements Program and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Lonely Planet has ranked Shenzhen as the second most attractive city in the world for the 2019 Travel-List.
SUSTech is a pioneer in higher education innovation of China, covering five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque Nanshan (Mountain South) area with an idyllic environment suitable for learning and scholarship. It is a unique university in mainland China where English is largely adopted as a teaching language across campus. With the strong support from Shenzhen city, SUSTech has developed rapidly and been approved to offer Bachelor, Master and Doctorate Degree programs by the Ministry of Education of China.
SUSTech has been officially ranked among the top four universities worldwide in the Nature Index 2018 (Rising Stars) that tables the top 200 institutions of the world in September 2018. In addition, for the world’s young universities established after 1988, the Nature Index 2018 (Rising Stars) reported that SUSTech, being officially set up in 2012, was ranked as No.1, overtaking Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), which was founded in 1991 and ranked as No.9.
According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, SUSTech, being ranked for the first time in its six years’ establishment history, was ranked No.8 among the listed mainland China universities.
CoB is fast-growing with four divisions including Applied Economics and Finance, Management Engineering & Information Systems, Business Administration, and Public Policy and Administration. SUSTech (including CoB) offers Master and Doctor programs as well as joint Master and Doctor programs collaborating with top-tier international research universities of the world, including HEC Paris, UBC (University of British Columbia, Canada), Warwick Business School (UK), University of Queensland (UQ, Australia), Fox Business School of Temple University (USA), National University of Singapore (NUS, Singapore), HKUST, etc. CoB has reached a strategic partnership with HEC Paris that has been ranked as the best business school in France and among the top in the world. HEC Alumni has been ranked by The Economist as the 2nd most powerful business school alumni network in the world.
Application letter with a full up-to-date C.V.; one research statement and one teaching statement; copies of three selected research publications; three reference letters, should be sent to the Search and Appointment Committee of CoB, SUSTech [email: firstname.lastname@example.org]. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for campus interviews. For inquiries, please contact the recruitment secretary Zhiqian Zhang [email: email@example.com], Ying Song [email: firstname.lastname@example.org] and assistant professor Shaobo (Kevin) Li [email: email@example.com].