Yaoshihua Chair Professor Position

This posting will expire on May 17th, 2015
Organization/Institution: Fudan University
Department: School of Computer Science

The School of Computer Science at Fudan University, Shanghai, China, is seeking candidates for a Yaoshihua Chair Professor position at the rank of Pre-tenure Associate Professor, Pre-tenure Professor, or Tenured Professor.

Fudan University was established in 1905 and through the years has grown into one of the top universities in China, standing at the 71st (3rd among the universities in mainland China) in the 2014 QS World University Rankings list. In a recent Newsweek ranking of the worldwide universities, Fudan is also ranked 3rd among the universities in mainland China. Located in the mega metropolitan city of Shanghai, the University boasts four beautiful campuses and a comprehensive set of disciplines in humanities, social sciences, medicine, natural sciences, and engineering. Computer Science at Fudan has its own independent school, with distinctive strengths in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Databases and Data Science, Human-Centered Computing, Networking and Information Security, System Software and Software Engineering, and Theoretical Computer Science.

With the generous support of a donor, the School of Computer Science has created Yaoshihua Chair Professorship positions to attract talents both from within China and from the abroad. The School intends to strengthen the existing areas to move faster in its growth trajectory. A Yaoshihua Chair Professor position is a regular faculty position with an additional incentive, namely the chair position offers an extra income (before tax) of 150,000RMB for tenured Professor, 120,000RMB for Pre-tenure Professor, and 100,000RMB for Pre-tenure Associate Professor each year for three years over and above the salary provided by university and school. Continued chair position support is possible pending competitive review and availability of funds.

Position entry requirements: Doctoral degree in computer science or a related field with excellent English skills. Candidates for the rank of tenured professor should have at least five years of experience in independent research after the doctoral degree. Special rank requests are considered. Chinese citizenship and Chinese language skills are NOT required.

Application materials:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Copy of doctoral degree certificates
• Teaching and research statements
• Any other materials deemed helpful for the application
Please send the above application materials to by May 17th, 2015.

Contact information:
Ms. Grace Tang
Telephone: +86-21-51355555 x 12
Fax: +86-21-51355358

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