Professors / Associate Professors / Lecturer in Marine Science

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South China Sea ResourceExploitation and Protection Collaborative Innovation Center (SCS-REPIC), SunYat-sen University

    South China Sea Resource Exploitation andProtection Collaborative Innovation Center (SCS-REPIC)is an innovation and research platform initiated by Sun Yat-sen University(SYSU) and co-founded by an array of well-established Chinese marine scienceorganizations including Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey, Peking University,South China Sea Institute of Oceanology (SCSIO) of Chinese Academy of Sciences,South China Sea Fisheries Research Institute (SCSFRI) of Chinese Academy ofFishery Sciences. The SCS-REPIC is under the framework of the CollaborativeInnovation Program of the Ministries of Education (MOE) and Finance of China(MOF), also called 2011-Program.

  The center is mandated to integrate keyinnovative elements among universities, research institutes and enterprises inChina and abroad, as well as to utilize the strengths in marine sciences of themember institutions in further advancing the researches and meanwhile trainingyoung scholars of research excellence, and in so doing, strengtheningresearch-industry ties and cooperation.

Researches andstudies at SCS-REPIC mainly focus on marinebiology,eological oceanography, physical oceanography,geologicaloceanography,chemical oceanography,marine aquaculture, marine materia medica,natural gas hydrate (NGH) and big data mining. At present, it possesses 9oceanographic research vessels, 6 industry-university-research cooperation centers,18 major laboratories at provincial level, as well as state-of-the-arttechnologies and equipment. SCS-REPIC, with developed and flexible mechanismsof cultivating and recruiting talents, has 50 professors or researchassociates, 100 researchers and many other top-notch talents.

The keyfounder, Sun Yat-sen University, is one of the pioneering Chinese institutes inestuarine and coastal research and engineering, marine microbial naturalproducts, and functional genomics of marine organism,gearing to the global pace and achieving lots of innovations.

Job description

Successful applicants are expectedto establish and maintain extramurally funded research programs. The appointeeswill be positioned in School of Marine Sciences and expected to participate inteaching activities for both undergraduate and graduate students in marinescience.


  1.You should abide by code of ethics for university and college teachers, withhonest scholarship and professional dedication. Able to work in a team andparticipate in international exchanges and cooperation programs, devoted tohigher education and capable of teaching undergraduate and graduates students inmarine science, with a PhD or post-doctoral experience.

  2. Engaged in geological oceanography,physical oceanography, marine ecology, chemical oceanography, and studies onmarine natural products.

  3.Candidates academic attainment:

  (1)Leading scholar who has remarkable accomplishments in the fields you work onand great influence in the academic circles at home and abroad.

  (2)Eminent young scholar with specific research orientations who excels in doingresearches independently and shows advantageous working experience and careerpotential. You are required to have worked or studied at any top universitiesor institutes at home and abroad and published research papers in prominentacademic journals.

  (3)Promising young scholar who graduated from well-known universities andinstitutes at home and abroad.


Salary & Benefits

 1.The school will provide position-based salary, social insurance, free medicalservices and other benefits with regard to the applicants competence and research experience;

 2.Settle-in subsidy and provisional housing;

 3.Start-up funds according to the applicant and policies of school;

4. The school will equip the eligible applicants with research andoffice facilities and provide a teacher with preference on team building,enrolling graduate students, children schooling, arranging a job on campus forthe spouse, etc.

 5.Three-month paid vacation each year.

Brief Introduction of Guangzhou/Zhuhai

SYSU has several campuses located respectively in Guangzhouand Zhuhai.

Located on the Pearl River, about 120 km north-northwest ofHong Kong and 145 km north of Macau, Guangzhouserves as an important national transportation hub and trading port. There areplenty of direct flights to and from Guangzhou. This is a city that holdsreally good medical conditions. Moreover, Guangzhou is a shopping mecca and afood paradise, surrounded by low-priced goods of good quality and deliciousfood from all over the world. The most important thing is that Guangzhou peopleare accommodating, enthusiastic and pragmatic, creating an home from homeenvironment for foreigners.

Besides, thanks to the mild climate, Guangzhou has developedagreeable cityscape, which remains evergreen throughout the year. Guangzhouis known as one of the most popular tourist cities in China. In 2014, Guangzhouwas named one of "Charm China - the most attractive Chinese cities in theeyes of foreigners", so there is no doubt that working in Guangzhou is apleasant choice.

As one of the five special economic zones of China, Zhuhaiis an important city on the southern coast of Guangdong province in China, nextto Hong Kong and Macau. Zhuhai is an energetic and romantic city. You willalways find whatever you need in here, such as romantic beaches, plazas and excellentculture centers. The culture of Zhuhai inspires its economy strongly. Besides,China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (namely Airshow China)and the FIA GT Championship are held in Zhuhai every year, which attract thevisitors from home and abroad. Last but not least, the population of urbanresidents is quite small that you will hardly encounter a traffic jam inZhuhai. The attractive environment and surrounding landscape bring it areputation within China as a garden city, and you will be impressed with itsquality of life.

How to Apply:

1) A most updated C.V. (publications andawards in the past five years);

2) Teaching statement and research statement;

3) Please clearly state the specific positionyou apply for in your application email.

Please email to Ms. Han bydirectly clicking Apply Online below.

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TO APPLY, please contact:

Ms. Han, School of Marine Sciences at SunYat-sen University


Telephone: +8620 39332159