Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI), located in Chengdu, China, invites applications to fill a faculty position (either tenure-track or non-tenure-track) in Materials Science and Engineering with the ability to teach general chemistry at Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position is to start from the 2022 Fall Semester.
Terms of employment, including salary, relocation, and start-up packages are competitive and on par with similar offers by universities in North America.
- Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree by the time of hire and mainly focus on but not limited to the following areas: phrase transformation and structure evolution, materials structure and properties, heat and mass transfer, and other common MSE courses. The ability of teaching general chemistry at the freshmen level is given a higher priority.
- Effective oral and written communication in English is required, as English is the official language of the Institute.
- Successful applicants should have the ability to build an externally funded research program, as well as contribute to the teaching mission of the Institute.
Qualified applicants should submit their applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application should include the following materials in PDF form:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Research Interests
- Statement of Teaching Interests
- Name and Contact Information of at least three references
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
SCUPI is an academic entity jointly established by Sichuan University and the University of Pittsburgh. Approved by China’s Ministry of Education in 2014, SCUPI is one of the large-scale partnerships between an American university and a top-rate (985 level or double-first-rate) Chinese university. SCUPI now enrolls around 850 undergraduate students in three majors, including Industrial Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The technical curriculum complies fully with the curriculum of Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering and all courses are taught in English. SCUPI will continue to grow in size and discipline. Along with this strategic plan, a new SCUPI building is about completed. This new space and facilities will offer vast opportunities for innovations in research, education, and career development.
The successful candidates for these positions will benefit from the resources, support, and a multidisciplinary research environment fostered by Sichuan University, the University of Pittsburgh, and other partnering institutions around the globe. Sichuan University, Sichuan Province, and the Chinese government have existing programs with special funding support for eligible junior faculty. More information about SCUPI can be found at https://scupi.scu.edu.cn/en/.