Recruitment Info

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech – has multiple openings for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all ranks in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. 

We are interested in candidates with expertise in the broad areas of materials science and engineering, including but not limited to, theoretical and computational materials science, aerospace materials, energy materials, information (electronic, optical and magnetic) materials, biomaterials, and advanced materials manufacturing and characterizations. Applicants are expected to manage an independent research program in their fields and be committed to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Candidates for tenured positions must be established scholars with national and international recognitions. 

We offer internationally competitive salaries and benefits. We also provide ample start-up resources for equipment and personnel. Qualified candidates for Thousand Talent Program, the Peacock Program or other talent programs will receive additional support from the national, provincial, and municipal governments. 

SUSTech conducts teaching in English. We welcome applicants from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds. 

A PhD degree in related fields, an excellent track record in research, and good communication skills are required. 

Application must be submitted online to 

Applicants should also submit the following documents to Ms. Celia Qin at 
(1) Curriculum vitae, including full publication list 

(2) A statement of research plan
(3) A statement of teaching 

(4) Copies of three representative publications 

(5) Three reference letters