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Top Job Openings: School Deans and Academic Leaders, Sun Yat-sen University
Established in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China, Sun Yat-sen University has fostered an exceptional learning environment and a favorable academic atmosphere during its development of over 90 years. It is a top-tier comprehensive research university recognized both at home and abroad for its remarkable strengths in a wide range of disciplines, including the humanities, natural sciences as well as engineering and medical sciences. Driven by the construction of Zhuhai Campus and Shenzhen Campus, Sun Yat-sen University is now presented with new opportunities for growth and is gathering the leading talents to push forward its “three big constructions”: construction of big platforms, big research teams and big projects. The University is striving to achieve its development goal of a world-class university and world-class disciplines in accordance with the national major strategic needs, the international academic frontiers and the national and regional economic and social development.

Sun Yat-sen University is seeking to recruit deans from across the globe.
1. Open Positions
School Deans:
● School of Materials
● School of Biomedical Engineering
● School of Intelligent Systems Engineering
● School of Marine Sciences
● School of Marine Engineering and Technology
2. Work Location
Shenzhen Campus of Sun Yat-sen University (Shenzhen, China): School of Materials, School of Biomedical Engineering, School of Intelligent Systems Engineering
Zhuhai Campus of Sun Yat-sen University (Zhuhai, China): School of Marine Sciences, School of Marine Engineering and Technology,

3. Recruitment of School Deans
3.1 Qualifications
1) Applicants should be highly influential and enjoy a high reputation in their academic field. They must hold a Ph.D. degree (except for those who have made major scientific and technological achievements or important academic achievements) and a professorship (or tenure-track associate professors at top-tier universities).
2) Applicants should be familiar with the trends of higher education and have a good knowledge of the development of higher education both at home and abroad. They should have rich managerial experience and strong organizational and coordination skills. Prior managerial experience in schools (departments), research institutions or laboratories of top-tier universities is preferred.
3) Applicants should have an international educational background, an international academic perspective and the vision for the development of the relevant discipline.
4) Applicants should possess good personal qualities, professional ethics, innovation and team spirit.
5) Applicants should be in good health.
6) Applicants should be no older than 50 years of age (with a few rare exceptions for particularly outstanding scholars).
7) Applicants must work full-time at the University once hired.

3.2 Recruitment Procedures
   Sun Yat-sen University accepts applications on a long-term basis until the quotas are filled.
1) Individual application via email, accompanied by the following supporting documents:
    A. The completed SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY Global Recruitment Application Form (Click here to download).
    B. Copies of an ID (or passport), diplomas and degree certificates, certificates for professional and technical titles (or Letter of Appointment), awards and proof of prior job positions.
    C. Expectations about the work and living conditions at the University and any other points wished to be made.
2) Candidates are short-listed for interviews through review of credentials.
3) Interviews and inspections are conducted to learn more about these candidates.
4) Selected candidates are to be announced officially by the University.

3.3 Salaries and benefits
1) The University will provide favorable salaries and benefits in accordance with the applicants’ academic achievements and job responsibilities.
2) The University will provide salaries and benefits in accordance with the relevant standards for attracting high-level talents to Sun Yat-sen University for academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, the honorees of the Recruitment Program of Global Experts (Known as “National Thousand Talents Program”) and the Overseas High-Level academic talents, the Distinguished Professors of the Yangtze River Scholars Program, the recipients of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, and professors of internationally well-known universities.

4. Contact Information
    Applications should be sent to rscrcyj@mail.sysu.edu.cn
    Contact: Ms. Wu Siran, Mr. Chen Zun
    Telephone No.: 86-20-84111781, 86-20-84111656
        Talent Development Office
        Sun Yat-sen University
        No. 135, Xingang Xi Road
        Guangzhou, 510275
        P. R. China

1. SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY Global Recruitment Application Form