Faculty positions in various levels and areas of mathematics

Sun Yat-sen University, Zhuhai, P. R. China
School of Mathematics (Zhuhai)

Faculty positions in various levels and areas

The School of Mathematics (Zhuhai) of Sun Yat-sen University invites applications for a number of academic positions in all areas of mathematics and statistics, at the ranks professors, associate professors and research fellows to commence in the fall of 2017  or on a mutually agreed date.  The details for these positions are given below.

  • Positions for professors and associate professors

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematics or statistics, and  have  post-doctoral research experience for more than two years. They  should have demonstrated excellence in research and evidence of a clearly defined research program that can lead to high quality publications and potential research funding. The successful candidate also should have teaching experience and skills  at university level that can show their strong background and interest in teaching a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate level courses (in Chinese or English), as well as in supervising graduate students.

The annual salary is commensurate with the rank and qualification. For professors, it ranges from 470,000 to 680,000 Chinese Yuan(including a bonus 120,000 Chinese Yuan from Zhuhai campus), and for associate professors, it ranges from 340,000 to 380,000 Chinese Yuan(including a bonus 80,000 Chinese Yuan from Zhuhai campus).

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2)  Positions for research fellows

 Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematics or statistics with an age younger than   38 years old. They should have demonstrated excellence or potential of excellence in research. Successful applicants should have developed a promising and feasible research plan and they should have the capability to effectively communicate their research ideas with other researchers in various related areas.

These positions are initially for three years, and come with a very light leaching assignment.. Fellows with outstanding performance have the opportunity of transferring  to associate professors in the end of the three year term.

Annual salary is commensurate with qualification, ranging from 176,000 to 296,000 Chinese Yuan(including a bonus 36,000 Chinese Yuan from Zhuhai campus).

To apply, please send a curriculum vitae and other related documents to Mr. Mao LI at limao3@mail.sysu.edu.cn .  In the subject line of your email, please include the position type you apply for,  your name and your current university.

Sun Yat-sen University was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen (also called Sun Zhongshan), a great democratic revolutionary leader of the 20th century. The University is located in Guangdong Province, P. R. China,  in the near north of Hong Kong and Macao.  It has about 82,000 students scattered in five campuses in the cities of Guangzhou , Zhuhai and Shenzhen. Benefiting from its location near Hong Kong and Macao and the regional economic boom, the university has become an important base and centre  for the training high quality personnels, conducting original and innovative research, providing services to the societies/communities,  and inheriting cultural traditions. The University has also successfully built  international cooperation and exchange relationships with many top universities in the world. According to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking for 2010-2011, Sun Yat-sen University was ranked in the top 200 in the world.  For more information, visit


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