Tenure-Track Assistant / Associate Professor Positions


  • Professional
  • Shanghai, China
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Expires on: January 31, 2023

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering & the John Hopcroft Center for Computer Science

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China, which enjoys a long history and a world-renowned reputation. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the John Hopcroft Center for Computer Science at SJTU seek candidates for faculty positions starting on a mutually agreed date. Appointment will be at all levels of tenure-track (Assistant/Associate Professor) positions. Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and supervision of student research. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by the start of employment. We will consider candidates with research and teaching interests in any area of computer science.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at SJTU, founded in 1984, is consistently ranked among the best in China and Asia on various international CS rankings. The department is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff and student body as it responds to the changing population and economic needs of the nation and beyond. (https://www.cs.sjtu.edu.cn/)

The John Hopcroft Center for Computer Science at SJTU, founded in January 2017, focuses on the fundamental problems in computer science, exploring new theories and efficient algorithms for the future, and fostering talents in computer science. The center will provide a favorable international academic environment for faculty members.

Professor John Hopcroft, 1986 Turing Award winner, has been working at SJTU since 2011. Over the last several years, he has dedicated tremendous effort and made great contributions to the development of computer science research and the undergraduate teaching quality in SJTU. In 2016, he was awarded the “Chinese Government Friendship Award”, which is the highest recognition to a foreign expert who has made outstanding contributions to China’s economic and social progress.(https://jhc.sjtu.edu.cn/)

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita (CV), a research statement and a teaching statement to recruit@cs.sjtu.edu.cn (Department of Computer Science and Engineering), or to jhc@sjtu.edu.cn (John Hopcroft Center for Computer Science).

To ensure full consideration, please apply by June 30, 2023, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.