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Multiple Tenure-Track and Tenured Positions, ShanghaiTech University

The School of Information Science and Technology (SIST) in the newly founded ShanghaiTech University invites highly qualified candidates to fill multiple tenure-track as well as tenured positions as founding faculty members of the SIST. 

Candidates should have an exceptional academic record or demonstrate strong potential in frontier research areas of information science and technology or closely related fields.

ShanghaiTech’s mission is to become a world-class research university for training future generations of scientists, entrepreneurs, and technological leaders in China. Located in the Zhangjiang High-Tech Park in the cosmopolitan Shanghai, ShanghaiTech is committed to trail-blazing a new education system in China by building an open and free academic institution. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In addition to establishing and maintaining a world-class research profile, successful candidates are also expected to contribute substantially to the educational missions of undergraduate and graduate programs within SIST. All faculty members in ShanghaiTech will be part of its new tenure-track system commensurate with international practice, evaluation, and standards.

Academic Disciplines:
We seek first-class faculty candidates in all cutting edge areas of Information science and technology. Our recruitment focus includes, but is not limited to, the following special research areas: advanced computer architecture and technologies, nano-scale electronics, ultra-high speed and low power circuits, intelligent multimedia and integrated signal processing systems, next-generation computer systems, computational foundations, big data, data mining, visualization, computer vision, bio-computing, smart energy/power devices and systems, highly-scalable and multi-service heterogeneous networking, as well as various inter-disciplinary areas involving the foundation and applications of information science and technology.

Candidates must demonstrate
- a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate education;
- well developed research plans and demonstrated record/strength/potentials;
- Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field);
- A minimum relevant research experience of 4 years.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit (all in English) a cover letter, a 2-page research plan, a CV including copies of up to 3 most significant publications, and the names of three referees to:
Mailing Address: School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, Building 2, 319 Yueyang Road, Shanghai 200031, China 

Deadline: September 15st, 2013 (Highly qualified candidates will be considered until positions are filled.) We have 10 positions for this round of faculty recruitment.

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary and startup fund are highly competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishment.
ShanghaiTech also offers a comprehensive benefit package to employees and their eligible dependents, including full housing benefits.

For more information, please visit

(Source: IEEE jobsite)

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