Faculty Positions at SUSTech School of Medicine & School of Public…

Updated: 28 days ago
Deadline: 04 Mar 2023

1. Introduction

The Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Emergency Management is an important conference for talent recruitment. It aims to provide a platform for academic exchanges among scholars in China and abroad, promote interdisciplinary and academic innovation, and discuss the approach for the construction of a world-class medical school. Through the recruitment of world-class talents, we strive to build SUSTech School of Medicine into a well-respected research-oriented modern medical institution with unique distinction in the world.

2. Forum Schedule

Date of Forum: Tentatively scheduled for mid-to-late October 2022

3. Positions to Recruit for

• Outstanding Faculty (Chair Professor / Professor)

• Young Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)

4. Application

Please submit your complete CV and research plan to the mailbox of Human Resources Office of School of Medicine (hr-med@sustech.edu.cn ), or to the mailbox of Human Resources Office of School of Public Health & Emergency Management(hr.sph@sustech.edu.cn )for public health disciplines, entitled “SUSTech Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum Application-School of Medicine-Outstanding Faculty/Young Faculty” (please choose one from these two positions) for evaluation. We will evaluate the application materials and send out invitations to those fitting our programs. Please send materials at your earliest convenience as the invitation slots are limited.

5. Contact Information

Mrs. Wang

Tel: +86-755-88018031

Email: hr-med@sustech.edu.cn

6. Qualifications and Benefits

Outstanding Faculty (Chair Professor / Professor)

1. Requirements

Internationally recognized tenured professor or associate professor with outstanding academic and professional accomplishments from well-known universities or research institutions or other highly respected academic settings.

2.Support Policies

Research funds: decision made case by case.

Eligible to participate in the postgraduate enrollment of Biology and Clinical Medicine as a tutor under the unified management of the university.

3.Remuneration

Salary: Globally competitive salary; Preferential policy of individual income tax: income tax of highly qualified individual will be compensated by local government to a maximum of 15%.

Insurances: Shenzhen’s highest level of retirement insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, maternity insurance and housing provident funds. Special high-level health insurance is negotiable.

4.Benefits

Housing and subsidies: Temporary on-campus apartments provided or subsidies to support off-campus rental housing. The university will assist in applying for the corresponding support programs according to the national, provincial and municipal policies. Successful personnel will receive the relevant project funding / reward.

Other benefits: Permanent residence or resident visa service for scholars and family (spouse and children) for those who hold foreign visas; The university will assist in obtaining children’s education enrollment and spouse’s employment.

Young Faculty (Associate / Assistant professor)

1. Requirements

Generally, under the age of 40.

Doctoral degree obtained from internationally renowned universities and institutes; or Ph.D. degrees from Chinese universities and more than 36 months of continuous overseas work experience, with a formal teaching or research position in well-known overseas universities and research institutes.

2. Support Policies

Research funds: Funding will be provided according to relevant policies.

Eligible to participate in the postgraduate enrollment of Biology and Clinical Medicine as a tutor under the unified management of the university.

3. Remuneration

Salary: Globally competitive salary; Preferential policy of individual income tax: income tax of qualified individuals will be compensated by local government to a maximum of 15%.

Insurances: Shenzhen’s highest level of retirement insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, maternity insurance and housing provident funds. Special high-level health insurance is negotiable.

4. Benefits

Housing and subsidies: Temporary on-campus apartments provided or subsidies to support off-campus rental housing. The university will assist in applying for the corresponding support programs according to the national, provincial and municipal talent policies. Successful personnel will receive the relevant project funding / reward.

Other benefits: Permanent residence or resident visa service for scholars and family (spouse and children) for those who hold foreign visas; The university will assist in obtaining children’s education enrollment and spouse’s employment.

Introduction of School of Medicine of Southern University of Science and Technology

The School of Medicine of Southern University of Science and Technology was formally established in 2019. Based in Shenzhen, the School is positioned to be a first-class and research-oriented medical school, which promotes international collaborations and integration of science, engineering, medicine and humanities. It aims to foster leading medical talents who have international vision, pioneering spirit, innovative ability, ethical integrity and professional competence. Its primary mission is to explore medical unknowns, lead first-class research, promote medical development, pursue outstanding medical technology/medical care, and provide high-quality clinical services. It strives not only to carry out excellent medical education and cultivate qualified doctors, but also to develop world-class research, explore and discover new knowledge and fields, and provide top-notch clinical service with high-end technologies and humanistic care.

1. Department development

The school has been approved by the university to establish eight departments at this time, of which the Department of Medical Neurosciences, the Department of Pharmacology, the Department of Biochemistry and the Department of Human Cell Biology and Genetics have their department directors in place. Two undergraduate programs-clinical medicine and biomedical science have been established, and graduate students are enrolled in biology at master and doctoral levels. There are currently 139 undergraduates and 257 postgraduates at the school.

2. Faculty resources

As of June 2022, there are totally 286 staff members (including visiting scholars) at the School of Medicine, among whom 189 are faculty and staff. There is one academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, six chair professors, nine professors, 13 associate professors, 12 assistant professors, three teaching professors, one associate teaching professor, two associate research professors and 16 assistant research professors. There are also 40 postdoctoral fellows.

3. Research results

The School of Medicine has established the Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Cellular Micro-environment and Disease Research, Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Health and Precision Medicine (preparation initiated), the Center for Pain Medicine of SUSTech,and P2 Biosafety Laboratory of School of Medicine. In its short history, the school has made outstanding achievements in research, which continues to grow rapidly. As of June 2022, the school published over 400 SCI research articles, had 97 research projects (including 41 national level research projects) with academic grants of 106.769 million yuan.

4. Clinical teaching bases

There are so far 10 hospitals affiliated with or collaborating with the School of Medicine. They include four affiliated hospitals – First Affiliated Hospital of SUSTech (Shenzhen People’s Hospital), Second Affiliated Hospital of SUSTech (The Third People’s Hospital of Shenzhen), Hospital of SUSTech and the hospital at the main campus of SUSTech (under construction). Yantian Hospital of SUSTech (Shenzhen Yantian District People’s Hospital) is a hospital jointly built by SUSTech and Yantian District. The school also jointly established the “Clinical Teaching Hospital of SUSTech” with Cancer Hospital (Shenzhen) of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Mental Health Center with Shenzhen Kangning Hospital. In addition, the School of Medicine has signed teaching and research collaboration agreements with Shenzhen Children’s Hospital, Shenzhen Maternity&Child Healthcare Hospital, and Peking University Shenzhen Hospital.

The affiliated hospitals have capable faculty resources. There are 479 people with senior professional titles and 939 people with associate senior titles. There are 37 doctoral supervisors, 165 master supervisors, 375 postdoctoral fellows, and six persons subsidized by the National Science Fund for (Overseas) Excellent Young Scholars. There are 12 academic leaders assuming the office of vice-chairmen or higher positions at national professional societies. The School of Medicine established an interconnected relationship of medicine, teaching, and research with affiliated hospitals. Specific clinical teaching and research offices and platforms have been started. Professional committees have been established, with the dean of the School of Medicine and the chief executives of the first and second affiliated hospitals as directors. Under their leadership, effort is currently made to apply for the master and doctoral programs of clinical medicine at the School of Medicine. The Master program of Clinical Medicine at SUSTech School of Medicine has been approved in 2021 and the application for a new doctoral program has been initiated.

5. Experimental and practical teaching resources

The basic medical experimental teaching center has a total construction area of more than 1,000 square meters and several experimental platforms have been built, including Human Anatomy Laboratory, Molecular Medicine Laboratory, Kinesiology Laborato mry, Human Physiology Laboratory, Medical Microbiology Laboratory, Microscopic Digital Interactive Laboratory, Innovation Laboratory, VR Teaching Laboratory, Medical Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Center and Digital Pathology Teaching Demonstration Center. These advanced high-quality experimental platforms enable undergraduate and graduate students to carry out verification, comprehensive and innovative experiments.

Experimental courses include cellular and molecular immunity (cell, genetic, biochemical, immunological, microbial) experiments, morphology (anatomy, histology and embryology, pathology), kinesiology (physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology), and virtual simulation experiment teaching and intelligent medical practice.

Introduction to the SUSTech School of Public Health and Emergency Management

SUSTech School of Public Health and Emergency Management was founded in April 2020, during the pandemic of COVID-19. Our school serve as an important deployment for SUSTech and Shenzhen Health Commission to address major global public health challenges, respond to the “Healthy China” Strategy, and support the fulfillment of people’s healthcare needs.

SUSTech School of Public Health and Emergency Management was jointly built by SUSTech, the Shenzhen Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National Clinical Research Center for Infectious Diseases (Second Affiliated Hospital of SUSTech). The School of Public Health and Emergency Management is committed to building an integrated public health and emergency management education system with interdisciplinary studies in “medicine, education, research, prevention, and management”, which focus on disciplinary development in Prevention and Control of Infectious and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Microbiology for Public Health, Chronic Disease Prevention and Smart Health Management, Nutrition and Food Safety, Environmental Health and Public Health Emergency Management, as well as building research centers in Innovative Application of Big Data in Healthcare and Global Health. We are now recruiting high-level, high-standard, and high-quality scholars and talents in China and abroad.


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