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Assistant, Associate and Full Professorships in Mechanical Engineering & Robotics

Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Guangdong Technion, GTIIT)
Shantou, Guangdong Province, China
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Nov 18, 2023

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Technion – Israel Institute of Technology manages the academics of a new university established in Shantou City, Guangdong Province, China


GTIIT follows the academic model of the Technion in Haifa, Israel. It is dedicated to high quality research and education in science and technology. Courses are taught in English.

GTIIT has established undergraduate programs in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology & Food Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics with Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering & Robotics, and Physics.

The undergraduate education program in Mechanical Engineering and Robotics includes tracks for Robotics, Mechanics of Materials/Manufacturing and Energy. A graduate program in these areas is also offered in coordination with the Technion's Graduate School.

In addition, GTIIT has established Research Centers for Robotics, Science & Engineering in Health and Medicine and Sustainable World. Its members are expected to develop vigorous research programs and commit to a high-level of teaching.

Tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks are now available for exceptional candidates, who will be appointed as members of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Program, and also members of one of the Research Centers in the following areas:

  • Robotics, mechatronics, dynamics and control;
  • Solid mechanics, bio- and opto-mechanics;
  • Micro and nano-technology;
  • Computational fluid and solid mechanics;
  • Energy, thermofluids, combustion, propulsion technology, aerodynamics;
  • Mechanical design and CAD, Additive manufacturing and 3-D printing.


Members of the Research Centers are expected to initiate and conduct intensive state-of-the-art research, as well as to supervise graduate students and teach undergraduate/graduate courses.

GTIIT offers generous start-up packages, modern research infrastructure and technical assistance by qualified personnel. Recruited faculty members are offered convenient housing, and family-care facilities in the beautiful and newly constructed campus.

Established research leaders in their fields will be offered extended start-up packages.

Several fixed-term teaching (non-research) positions are available in areas of the undergraduate teaching program.

Candidates with earned PhD in Mechanical Engineering and related areas are invited to send a CV, a list of publications, a research plan, and a teaching statement to the GTIIT Search Committee at:


The Guangdong Technion–Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) is a Sino-foreign cooperative educational institution established by Shantou University (STU) and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology with independent legal status. GTIIT is located in the city of Shantou, Guangdong province. GTIIT follows the academic model of the campus in Haifa, Israel, dedicated to science and technology research and education. The language of instruction is English. GTIIT is the flagship program in the cooperation between China and Israel, and has been fully supported by the Guangdong Provincial Government, Shantou Municipal Government and the Li Ka-Shing Foundation (LKSF).

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