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Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Online Forum Biomedical Engineering Session 2021

Employer
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
Location
Shenzhen, China
Salary
SUSTech offers internationally competitive compensation packages with fringe benefits.
Closing date
Jan 25, 2021

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1. Introduction

The Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is an important conference for outstanding talent recruitment. It aims to provide a platform for academic exchange among scholars at home and abroad, to promote interdisciplinary and academic innovation, and discuss approaches for the development of world-class universities and disciplines. Through the recruitment of world-class talents, we plan to build SUSTech into a high-level research university with unique characteristics.

2. Forum Schedule

Date of Main online Forum: January 9, 2021 (Saturday)

(9 a.m. Beijing Time, Main forum live)(9 p.m. Beijing Time, Main forum replay)

Date of Sub-forum Presentation: January 13-14, 2021 3. Recruiting Categories

  • Outstanding Faculty (Chair Professor / Professor)
  • Young Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)
  • Post-doctoral Talents

4. Application Materials and Methods

1) Application materials

Resume

Cover letter

Representative papers (published in the previous 5 years), representative work

Honors and awards

Research proposal

2) How to apply

Please submit all your application materials to the institutional mailbox of SUSTech Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies (aais@sustech.edu.cn) and intended department mailbox (see the list of schools / departments in the end), entitled “SUSTech Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum Application- intended department (one department only e.g. Mathematics) for evaluation. We will evaluate your application and send out invitations as soon as possible. Please send materials at your earliest convenience since the registration is limited.

3) Application due date:

December 31, 2020

Successful applicants will receive the invitation before January 5, 2021.

5. Contact Information

Miss. Jessie Zhang

Tel: +86-755-88018466

Email: bmehr@sustech.edu.cn

Miss. Wenhua Wei

Tel: +86-755-88015713

Email: weiwh2017@sustech.edu.cn

6. Qualifications and Benefits

Outstanding Faculty (Chair Professor / Professor)

1.Requirements

Candidate of national-level talent programs,tenured professor or associate professor of overseas well-known universities or research institutions, leading talent with internationally recognized achievements.

2.Support Policies

Research funds:will be discuss case by case.

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 funding support for RAPs.

Lab space about 150 square meters per person.

3.Remuneration

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.

4.Benefits

Housing and subsidies: Temporary on-campus apartments provided or subsidies to support off-campus rental housing. No less than CNY 4.5 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.

Young Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)

1.    Requirements

Under the age of 40.

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.

3. Remuneration

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.

4. Benefits 

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.

Post-doctoral Talents

1.Requirements

Under the age of 35

No more than 3 years of obtaining doctoral degree with demonstrable academic and scientific research excellence.

2.Remuneration

Salary: Pre-tax annual salary not less than CNY 335,000 (including provincial and municipal subsidies); For President Outstanding Post-doctors, pre-tax annual salary not less than 507,000 CNY (including provincial and municipal subsidies).

Insurances: Shenzhen’s highest level of retirement insurance.

3.Benefits

Housing and subsidies: Temporary on-campus apartments provided or subsidies to support off-campus rental housing.  No less than CNY 1.6 million living and housing subsidies (tax free) for scholars who meet the requirements of high-level talents in Shenzhen. 

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.

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 a major focus on science and engineering, SUSTech still has substantial research focuses in medicine, humanities and social sciences, to maximize the potential for new ideas across disciplines for new knowledge, new technologies and social development. 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 graduates, 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 25 departments / schools (as listed below). There are about 1044 faculty members,including about 500 tenure / tenure-track professors, 44 academicians and fellows of academies; more than 40% of faculty members are high-level talents. There are currently 7639 students enrolled at SUSTech, including 4422 undergraduate students and 3217 graduate students (1583 PhD students and 1634 masters students). Since 2016, according to National science and technology statistics of ordinary colleges and universities, SUSTech's research fund of per faculty member has maintained a level of more than CNY 1 million, ranking among the top 5 universities in China. SUSTech has been granted 1 National research platform,19 Guangdong Provision-level and 41 Shenzhen City-level research institutes/laboratories. In 2020, SUSTech was ranked No.18 in the “Nature Index” among all mainland universities of China, No.66 among worldwide universities. On September 2, 2020, Times Higher Education (THE) released its THE World University Rankings 2021, with SUSTech maintaining its top ten ranking in mainland China, ranking equal eighth, and ranking between 251st and 300th in the world.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) was established in June 2016. The current Head of the Department is Chair Professor Xingyu JIANG (Ph.D. Harvard University, National Outstanding Youth Fund).The Department currently has 36 faculty members, including three chair professors, one professor. Many of them have been awarded “National Distinguished Youth Fund”, “Outstanding Young Scholars of National Science Foundation of China” and“National Distinguished Experts”of The Recruitment Program for Innovative Talents. Research areas include mechanomedicine, multiscale/multimodal biomedical imaging, wearable devices and wireless monitoring, biomedical MEMS, de novo regenerative engineering, computational medicine for big data and health informatics.

The core culture of the Department is “Adventurous, Arduous, Amiable”. We sincerely welcome more global talents to join us to create an interdisciplinary innovative research platform, and make the platform a world-class biomedical engineering program within ten years.

Welcome all eligible scholars at home and abroad to apply and attend !

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