Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Salary: CNY 420,000-600,000 per year
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
The Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences (IFFS) in University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) located in the city of Chengdu has an ambitious plan for extending their research capabilities. There are several openings for faculty positions at early career (namely Assistant and Associate Professor) stages. Based on the interdisciplinary nature of the IFFS the positions are available in the following fields:
Qualifications and Requirements
The candidates must possess a PhD degree granted by prestigious overseas universities and have demonstrated excellent achievements in scientific research. At least 36 months of consecutive work experience in research after completion of PhD. The successful candidates should work full time in the IFFS and live in China.
The application procedure has two stages:
The UESTC offers competitive salary, a good start up grant and provides free accommodation for transition. We also help the candidates to apply for external funding so that the candidates can save their grant to establish their research team. The offering package includes:
About the Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences
The Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China was established in 2014 as the “Special Academic Zone” of the university to boost basic research and foster innovation. Researchers with extensive international experience conduct cutting-edge research in its nurturing environment.
To make joint efforts to build first-rate university with first-rate disciplines, IFFS has established an international and interdisciplinary research team and platform by adopting an internationally compatible research organization and management mode.
About University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Known as "The Cradle of China's National Electronics Industry", University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) is one of the top 36 Universities, which are included in the “Double-First Construction Initiative” in China. In the latest National Discipline Evaluation, both Electronic Science and Technology and Information and Communication Engineering rank No. 1. According to 2022 US News Best Global Universities Subject Rankings, our featured discipline Electronic Science ranks NO.7 worldwide, and Computer Science No. 19 worldwide. Computer Science ranks 19 and Engineering 46 worldwide as top 1‰ in the newest ESI. Also, UESTC is renowned in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Material Science, Neuroscience and Behavior, Biology and Biochemistry, Clinical Medicine, Environment/Ecology, and Plant & Animal Science (top 1% in the ESI).
Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, is located in the southwest of China and well known as Homeland for Pandas. It is the biggest and fastest developing city in West China and ranked as one of the most pleasant cities to live in China. It will offer you the opportunity for creating a happy work-life balance with a flexible lifestyle and less pressure. Indeed, it is often said of Chengdu that people who come to live here never want to leave! Chengdu is also an international city with 20 consulates, 2 international airports, and over 100 international routes and is investing heavily in transport infrastructure making travel within the city increasingly easy.
University of Electronic Science & Technology of China is situated at Chengdu, the city of over a thousand-year-old cultural history in "the land o...Visit the employer page