South China University of Technology, School of Smart Cities

3569 13168
Position ID:South China University of Technology-School of Smart Cities-TENURETRACKTENUREDNONTENURETRACKPROFESSO [#13168, TR001-C003-002]
Position Title: Tenure-Track/Tenured and Non-Tenure Track Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Guangzhou, Guangdong 510641, China [map]
Subject Areas: Engineering / Computing, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Cyber-Physical Systems, Electrical, Environment, Industrial Engineering, Management Science and Engineering, Materials, Materials Science, Robotics, Software Engineering, Data Analytics
Appl Deadline:2019/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/01/23, finished 2019/12/08)
Position Description:    

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The International Institute for Smart Transportation, Infrastructure, Finance and Computing (IISTIFC) affiliated with the School of Smart Cities (SSC) at South China University of Technology (SCUT), Guangzhou, China invites applicants to fill (1) three-year term non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor positions, and (2) tenure track/tenured Assistant/Associate/Full Professor positions at Guangzhou International Campus for conducting interdisciplinary engineering education and cutting-edge research. Non-tenure track positions can be renewed or converted to tenure track positions after completing the three-year term, depending upon the appointee’s performance, the availability of research funding, and the opening of tenure track positions. Duties of the appointees include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing funded research, and providing professional services.

As a leading public research-intensive institution in China, SCUT is determined to take a more active and efficient role in the global education, research and innovation. Located in the city of Guangzhou, a thriving metropolis in South China, SCUT consists of three campuses: the Wushan Campus, the University Town Campus, and the Guangzhou International Campus. Information about SCUT and its Guangzhou International Campus may be found respectively at and at

To be eligible to apply, the applicant’s PhD degree is expected to be in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistical Science, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, Management Science, or related field. Areas of particular interest include but not limited to the following subjects.

• Vehicular traffic flow simulation, traffic signal design and optimization • Autonomous vehicles and connected vehicles, vehicle dynamics and control • Robotics and unmanned aerial vehicles • Asphalt mixture testing and visco-elasto-plasto constitutive models • Solid mechanics, experimental mechanics, computational mechanics, finite element and discrete element analyses • Structural health monitoring, structure nondestructive testing and evaluation • Bridge vibration and modal analysis, wave propagation in solid media • Novel materials: asphalt additive, synthetic polymeric materials, geopolymer, epoxy resin, graphene, bio-asphalt, nanomaterials, nanotubes, fullerene, graphene, recycling materials, green materials, fiber reinforced polymer • Green Chemistry, Genomics, Geological, Inorganic, Materials, Nanotechnology, Organic, Paint and Coatings, Petrochemicals, Polymers, Rubber • Pavement and railway engineering • Project management and e-construction • Cyber-physical system, sensing and sensor network, RFID, Internet of Things • Parallel computing, computational mathematics, partial differential equations, integral equation • Image processing, video processing, computer vision, LiDAR, stereovision, photogrammetry, synthetic aperture • Artificial intelligence, deep learning, big data, machine learning, statistical learning • Optimization, linear/nonlinear programming, network programming, integer programming, stochastic optimization • Information and telecommunication technologies, mobile technologies, management information system, geographical information system, building information modeling

Background checks will be performed on all new hires prior to the university making the final offer of employment. Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled. The appointment for non-tenure track positions begins immediately, and the appointment for tenure track/tenured positions begins in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. Applicants must have earned PhD degree by the time of appointment.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement South China University of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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381 Wushan Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, 510641

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