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Lecturer/ Associate Professor / Full Professor in Construction Management, College of Engineering, Shantou University

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) atShantou University (STU) invites applications for multiple faculty positions with expertise in construction management. The CEE department was established in 1985. By 2003, a comprehensive educational system had been formed that offers bachelor/master/doctoral degree in civil engineering. In 2014, the CEE department passed the Civil Engineering Programmatic Accreditation offered by the Chinese Ministry of Construction. Currently, the department has 18 full-time faculty members with more than 300 undergraduate and 90 graduate students. The specific areas within the department include mechanics, structural engineering, wind engineering, geotechnical engineering, pavement and bridge engineering, water and environmental engineering, construction engineering and management.

The positions are open to all academic levels with priority to young applicants. The successful candidates will also teach at the newly approved Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT, at the same location in Shantou, Guangdong Province, China).

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • A successful candidate must have obtained a PhD degree in construction management or closely related area from an internationally renowned university.
  • A successful candidate must have relevant teaching and research experience.
  • A successful candidate should conduct full-time teaching and research in construction management at Shantou University. Courses may include Engineering Economics, Civil Engineering Construction, Project Management, Engineering Budget Estimating, Bidding and Contract Management, as well as courses related to GIS and BIM.
  • A successful candidate should attract external research funding, supervising undergraduate and graduate students’ research and innovation activities, publishing high-quality academic papers, and collaborating with national and international colleagues in other universities and agencies.
  • Research project experience with renowned academic achievement will be a huge bonus.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • RMB 200,000-400,000 yearly salary for Full Professor, RMB 180,000 -250,000 yearly salary for Associate Professor, RMB 120,000 -200,000 yearly salary for Lecturer
  • Provide health insurance with BUPA and accidental insurance with AIA
  • Offer a point-to-point-round-trip economy air ticket each contract year
  • Free housing
  • A Lump Sum Relocation Free of RMB50,000
  • Shantou University term holiday, summer holiday runs from July to Mid August and about 4 weeks winter holidays around Chinese New Year.
  • For the newly recruited faculty who are with doctoral degrees as well as senior and vice-senior professional titles, if their spouses have no jobs, the University will offer each a subsidy of RMB 2,000 per month.

About Shantou:
Located adjacent to the South China Sea in Guangdong Province, Shantou is one of the main commercial and communications centers in southeast China. The city covers an area of 2,064 square kilometers and has a population of 5.39 million people. It has been designated as one of China’s Special Economic Zones (SEZ).

Shantou, also known as  Swatow, was originally opened to foreign trade in 1858 following the Second Opium War. By the 1930's it had grown  into China's third-largest trading port.

International exchange and cooperation between Shantou and other countries in the world is brisk. Shantou currently has business relations with 165 countries and regions in the world.

Shantou enjoys convenient sea, air and land transportation. The New Jieyang Chaoshan international airport came into use at the end of 2011.

How to apply:

  • A cover letter indicating his/her area of expertise;
  • A detailed curriculum vitae;
  • A statement outlining teaching philosophy, experience, and goals;
  • A statement outlining candidate's research interests and goals;
  • Copies of candidate's 3 best scholarly products (e.g., journal papers and/or book chapters);
  • The names and contact information of at least 3 references. 

Please email to Miss Ni Xiaodan at nixd@stu.edu.cn directly and please CC to Ms.Li at recruitment@stu.edu.cn.

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china
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