Faculty Positions in the Department of Statistics and Data Science
The newly established Department of Statistics and Data Science invites applications and nominations for all ranks of tenured and tenure-track positions (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor and Chair Professor) in all areas of statistics and data science, with a start date of January 2020 or after. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for senior positions must have an established strong record of research and leadership in their research areas. The language of instruction can be either Chinese or English. Salary and start-up fund for long-term appointment are highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Regular faculty members (tenured and on tenure track) will be provided with housing subsidies. To apply, please send curriculum vitae, a research statement and a teaching statement to this website. The teaching statement should include evidences of effective teaching. Candidates should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to this website. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applicants will be considered for interviews as soon as all application materials are received.
About the University and the City: Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the municipal government of Shenzhen, a special economic zone in China. Shenzhen, a major city located in Southern China and situated immediately north of Hong Kong, is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of China. A picturesque coastal city, Shenzhen is also a popular tourist destination and was named one of the world's 31 must-see tourist destinations in 2010 by The New York Times.
The Southern University of Science and Technology is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution, emphasizing academic excellence and promoting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque South Mountain area, the new campus offers an ideal environment for learning and research. The University currently has over 300 faculty members in six colleges and schools: College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Life and Health Science, School of Humanity and Social Sciences, School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and School of Medicine. The university is growing at an impressive pace, and the total number of faculty members is expected to be more than doubled in coming years.
The Department of Statistics and Data Science currently has 8 tenure-track and tenured faculty members. The total number of faculty members is expected to increase substantially in coming years. The department offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in Statistics and is in the process of developing degree programs in Data Science.
Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research Statement
- Teaching Statement
- Publication List
- Three or More Reference Letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site)
And anything else requested in the position description.
C/O Room 402, Innovation Park #8,
Department of Statistics and Data Science,
Southern University of Science and Technology,
1088 Xueyuan Boulevard,
Shenzhen, Guang Dong 518055
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