JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

South University of Science and Technology of China

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Department of Mathematics
Employment Opportunities (Financial Mathematics)

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454956
Date Posted: 12/03/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Employment Opportunities (Financial Mathematics)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: China, Guangdong, CHINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
financial mathematics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The newly established Department of Mathematics invites applications and nominations for tenure line faculty in all ranks, in the area of financial mathematics, with an anticipated start date of August, 2016. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching of financial mathematics. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for senior positions must have an established strong record of research and leadership in their research areas. The language of instruction can be either Chinese or English.

Salary, and start-up fund for long-term appointment, are highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Regular faculty members (tenured and on tenure track) will be provided on campus housing with heavily subsidized rent.

To apply, please send curriculum vitae, description of research interests and statement on teaching to The teaching statement should include evidences of effective teaching of financial mathematics. Candidates should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to mathjobs. Complete applications received before Dec. 1, 2015 will receive full consideration. Later applications will also be considered until the positions are filled.

About the University and the City: Established in 2012, the South University of Science and Technology (SUSTC) is a public institution funded by the municipal government of Shenzhen, a special economic zone in China. Shenzhen, a major city located in Southern China and situated immediately north of Hong Kong, is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of China. A picturesque coastal city, Shenzhen is also a popular tourist destination and was named one of the world's 31 must- see tourist destinations in 2010 by The New York Times.

The South University of Science and Technology is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution, emphasizing academic excellence and promoting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Set on five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque South Mountain area, the new campus offers an ideal environment for learning and research. The University currently has 150 faculty members in three faculties: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Life and Health Science. In three years, the targeted faculty number will be 200 for Science, 300 for Engineering, and 150 for Life and Health Science Faculty.

For further information, please contact Ms. Yuan Qu at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link