Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School

Position ID:Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School-TSIGS [#14274]
Position Title: Faculty Positions at Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055, China [map]
Subject Areas: Information Science / Information Science and Technology
Biological Engineering / Biopharmaceutical and Health Engineering
Marine Science / Marine Science and Technology
Architecture / Future Human Habitats
Energy & Environment / Energy and Materials (more...)
Appl Deadline:2020/06/05 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/08/19, finished 2020/12/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Faculty Positions at Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School

Ø  Organization

Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (Tsinghua SIGS) was launched in March 2019. As Tsinghua University’s only branch campus, Tsinghua SIGS is a strategic integration of the former Tsinghua Graduate School at Shenzhen (GSST) and the Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI).

Tsinghua SIGS aims to solve the major regional and global problems in science and technology and social development through international collaborations, and to nurture the next generation of global leaders. Tsinghua SIGS is committed to promoting economic and social development in Shenzhen, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, and beyond.

By 2025, Tsinghua SIGS will:

1. Increase full-time graduate student enrollment to 5,000.

2. Develop a diverse student body with at least 30% of students coming from outside of mainland China.

3. Recruit 250 tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professors or tenured Associate/Full Professors to work on a full-time basis in Shenzhen.

4. Create a globalized learning environment by creating a faculty team that is one-third international.

Ø  Plan to set up 7 Interdisciplinary Areas

        1. Energy and Materials

        2. Information Science and Technology

        3. Biopharmaceutical and Health Engineering

        4. Marine Science and Technology

        5. Future Human Habitats

        6. Environment and Ecology

        7. Innovation Management

Ø  Position Rank

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Ø  Salary and Fringe Benefits

The salary package will be globally competitive, commensurate with qualifications and accomplishments. Tsinghua SIGS will provide a highly supportive research and teaching environment, attractive and ample research funding, strong teaching support staff and state-of-the-art facilities. 

        1. Competitive Packages

Annual salary

RMB 450,000 - 1,200,000 or above (pre-tax, depending on entry level and research areas). Faculty will be allowed to earn additional income in vacation up to 1/3 of their salary.

        2. Research Start-up Package

RMB 1,000,000-5,000,000, (depending on entry level and research areas). The extraordinary talents may apply for higher amounts based on requirements.

        3. Government Talents’ Plan Allowance

Tsinghua SIGS will offer assistance to faculties applying for national and Shenzhen Government-sponsored talents plan. For successful applicants, High Level Overseas Talents Plan of Shenzhen may provide personal living allowances ranging from RMB 1,600,000 - 6,000,000, in addition to research start-up packages.

         4.  Relocation Reimbursement

Tsinghua SIGS will provide relocation reimbursement for qualified faculty ranging from RMB 300,000 - 400,000.

        5.  Housing Policy

An access to public rental housing or a housing subsidy for faculty will be provided.

        6. Student and Postdoctoral Recruitment

Tsinghua SIGS will finance at least 1 Ph.D. student and provide competitive salary package for 1 post-doctoral researcher for each faculty member every year normally.

Ø  Qualifications

Promising young talents or well-established senior researchers are all welcome to apply. The following qualifications and credentials will be considered:

        1. A doctoral or equivalent degree in relevant academic area is required.

        2. Overseas study and work experience is required.

        3. Research experience across various fields and institutions and strong teaching performance are preferred.

        4. Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong communication, teaching and leadership skills in English as well as the ability to actively contribute to the rapidly growing research efforts at Tsinghua SIGS.

        5. A strong commitment to teaching and supervising postgraduate students is essential. Teaching responsibilities will include participation in  and development of graduate courses and strong engagement with Tsinghua SIGS’s core curriculum. Supervision of PhD and MSc students and academic mentoring of trainees at all levels is also expected.

Ø  Application

Please  apply through this site or send the following application documents (in English) to talent@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn (subject line: Application for Faculty Position at Tsinghua SIGS).

a) Curriculum Vitae (3 pages), including photo, contact, education, working experience, honors and awards, academic employment, list of representative publications.

b)Application Form (Statement of Research: 2 pages; Statement of Teaching:2 page, download the template via below linkhttp://www.sigs.tsinghua.edu.cn/zzjsyj/111781.jhtml)

c) PDF copies of 3 to 5 representative publications

d) Arrange 3-5 reference letters sent from renowned experts in related fields (the letters must be emailed to referee@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn directly from the recommenders, as opposed to be forwarded from the applicant)

Screening of candidates will start immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. All documents will be treated confidentially.

Ø  Contact:

Tsinghua SIGS HR Office

Tel: +86-755-36880165

Email: talent@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn

Website: http://www.sigs.tsinghua.edu.cn/





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TBSI HR Office
Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)
Building C3-21, Intelligent Park, No. 1001, Xueyuan Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, 518055, P. R. China

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