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The School of Mathematics (Zhuhai) invites applications for several faculty positions in all areas of mathematics and statistics at the rank of associate professor and professor. Requirements include a Ph.D in Mathematics or a relevant field, a strong research record, and excellence in teaching mathematics.
The salary and funding are highly competitive: 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). The school will sponsor qualified candidates to apply for the national “1000 plan” (千人计划) - the Recruitment Program of Global Experts,(http://www.1000plan.org/en/). The university also provides faculty apartments to our professors with a discount on the rent, which are very close to the campus. These apartments are located in a newly built residential community near the coast, including many ocean-view rooms.
To apply, please send your curriculum vitae (including publications) and research statement to: Mr. Mao Li at email@example.com. Please indicate the job position, your name and your current institute at the title of the email. Please also provide us the name and contact information of at least three referee, whose letter of recommendation we might ask for in due course.
For more information of the institute, please see http://mathzh.sysu.edu.cn/. The Chinese version of this job advertisement is at http://mathzh.sysu.edu.cn/content/236.
About Sun Yat-Sen University
Sun Yat-sen University, originally known as Guangdong 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, an area neighbouring Hong Kong and Macao, which is at the forefront of China's reform and opening up.
It has about 82,000 students studying on four campuses in Guangzhou and Zhuhai. Benefiting from its location near Hong Kong and Macao and the regional advantage of opening and economic development, the university has become an important base for training high-level talents, scientific research, providing services to society 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, see http://www.sysu.edu.cn/2012/en/index.htm
Contact: MR. Mao LI, +86-756-3668236
School of mathematics (Zhuhai)
Zhuhai Campus, Sun Yat-Sen University, Tangjiawan,
Zhuhai, Guangdong, 519082, China (PRC)
Web Page: http://mathzh.sysu.edu.cn/
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