Opening positions for Research Assistant Professorship/Postdoctoral Research Scholars

 

Prof. Hongqiang WANG , received his PhD degree in Precision Engineering Department of the University of Tokyo, focusing on the design and analyses on electrostatic film actuators and electro-adhesion and their application to climbing robots. Then, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute, Harvard University, working on novel actuators and their applications to soft robots and micro robots.

 

Research Assistant Professorship position

  • Qualifications
  1. The candidates should hold a PhD degreein related majors, such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical and biological engineering, material engineering, physics or chemistry. Research experience in soft robots, soft actuators, new driving modes, stretchable materials is preferred.
  2. Postdoctoral work experience in overseas or domestic research universities or research institutions or higher-level scientific research work for more than 2 years. 
  3. Published more than two papers as the first author in mainstream SCI journals in related fields.
  4. Able to conduct scientific researches on relevant field directions of the group.
  5. Ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Job responsibilities
  1. Assist the PI and participate in the project researches of the group.
  2. Complete the research of the project and publish peer-reviewed papers on top journals in relevant fields.
  3. Apply for research funding to support research projects.
  4. Assist in supervising students.
  • Benefits
  1. The candidate will be offered an attractive salary (no less than 320K CNY per year, before tax) and benefits package that will be dependent on experience.  The benefits including housing & dining stipends and festival bonus, plus contributions to superannuation, medical insurance, etc.; Negotiable according to the applicant’s background.
  2. Eligible to apply for the National Natural Science Foundation of China and other national, provincial and municipal projects.
  3. Qualified applicants can apply for 1.6 or 2 million allowance supported by the government of Shenzhen city.

 

Postdoctoral position:

  • Qualifications:
  1. The postdoctoral candidate should hold a PhD degreein related majors, such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical and biological engineering, material engineering, physics or chemistry. Research experience in soft robots, soft actuators, new driving modes, stretchable materials is preferred.
  2. The first author or corresponding author of 2 or more high level English papers in the above research direction or similar research direction is preferred.
  3. The candidate should have a solid mathematical foundation and a passion for scientific research, be capable of independent thinking with innovative spirit.
  • Benefits
  1. The positions are for two years initially.
  2. Annual salary is335 thousand CNY, including housing & dining stipends and festival bonus, plus contributions to superannuation, medical insurance, etc..
  3. Outstanding candidates can apply for the Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship with annual salary of 400KCNY;
  4. A travel grant of 25KCNY in two years for attending academic conferences and workshops, etc.
  5. Eligible to apply for the National Natural Science Foundation of China and other national, provincial and municipal projects.
  6. Qualified applicants can apply for "Guangdong overseas young postdoctoral program", with a total funding of 600k RMB for 2 years. Further support of 400KCNY might be available depending on the qualifications.
  7. Qualified applicants can apply for a one-time rent and living compensation of 30KCNY (tax-free)
  8. PhD with overseas education and work experiences can apply for a housing subsidy about 1.6M CNY (Peacock talent program, official Chinese website: http://www.gaoxinbutie.com/haiwairencai/, and English version: http://www.cuhk.edu.cn/UploadFiles/talentsprogramoutline.pdf) from Gov. of Shenzhen.

 

To Apply:

Please send your statement, research plan, CV (should include research experience and interests, as well as a list of two referrals) to Dr. Wang at wanghq6@sustech.edu.cn.

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