Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Aerospace Engineering

Southern University of Science and Technology

Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering

Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Aerospace Engineering

The Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, China invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. We seek ambitious and creative candidates who have excellent track records in some focused areas of aerospace engineering, have the vision and capability of carrying out interdisciplinary research, and contribute to the collegial and collaborative environment of the department. Candidates with teaching interest and research expertise in flight mechanics, aerodynamics, aerostructures, propulsion, control, or orbital mechanics, are most welcome. Candidates with the above-mentioned expertise and working in the application aeras of aeroengines, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or advanced air mobility (AAM) are especially encouraged to apply. Female candidates are especially welcome to apply for these positions. Informal inquiries about these positions can be made to Prof. Yijun Liu (liuyj3@sustech.edu.cn).

The successful candidates are expected to build strong and independent research, advise graduate and undergraduate students, publish in archival journals, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanics and aerospace engineering. Senior candidates are expected to play leadership roles in the efforts of research and education in the department. Globally competitive salaries and attractive start-up packages will be provided to all new faculty hires.

The MAE Department was established in the end of 2015 and has two undergraduate programs: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, and Aerospace Engineering, and offers state-certified BS, MS and PhD degree programs. The department currently has 30 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, conducting active research in the general areas of fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, computational mechanics, nano- and micro-mechanics, soft materials/devices, aeroengines, aeroacoustics, and UAVs.

Established in 2010, SUSTech is a public institution in Shenzhen, a special economic zone in China. Located in the Pearl River Delta region and neighboring Hong Kong, Shenzhen is one of the top four most prosperous cities in China and has been consistently referred to as the leader in technological developments. The mission of SUSTech is to be a model in the reform of higher education in China and become a world-class institution with a strong emphasis on student learning experience, world-class research, innovation and entrepreneurship. The teaching language is English for most of the courses taught at SUSTech. More information about SUSTech can be found at https://www.sustech.edu.cn/en/.

Applicants should submit the following materials: (1) A complete curriculum vita; (2) Names, affiliations, and contact information of at least three references; (3) Statement of research interests and plan; (4) Statement of teaching philosophy and plan; and (5) Copies of three representative research publications. These application materials should be sent by e-mail to: Ms. Yang using the e-mail address: yangx2017@sustech.edu.cn.