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Faculty Position at John Hopcroft Center for Computer Science at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

[ 2017-01-18 ]

The John Hopcroft Center for Computer Science at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is seeking to fill several tenure-track positions in computer science at the rank of Assistant Professor and above.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China, which enjoys a long history and a world-renowned reputation. John Hopcroft Center for Computer Science, 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 five years, he has dedicated tremendous amount of efforts 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.

Strong candidates in all areas will be considered with special consideration given (but not limited) to AI, BigData, and Mobile Internet etc. An internationally competitive package for salary and benefits will be offered by the Center. SJTU makes a great effort to provide a startup research grant. In addition to conduct research in the Center, faculty members are required to teach courses and supervise Ph.D. students and master students. The overall teaching load is one course per semester. Our equal opportunity and affirmative action program seek minorities, women and non-Chinese scientists.  

The criteria for promotion will be professional reputation as judged by international experts in the candidate’s field and excellence in teaching.  

Application, including vita and the names of three references, should be sent to Professor Xinbing Wang (xwang8@sjtu.edu.cn) and to Ms. Bing Li (binglisjtu@sjtu.edu.cn).

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