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School of Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University is considering applicants for faculty positions at the levels of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor in the area of mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering and industrial engineering.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, have an exceptional potential for world-class research and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. Those applying for Associate Professor should have had at least two-year working experience in related fields. Those applying for Full Professor should have had at least five-year working experience in related fields, with priority for those who have had at least five-year working experience as Associate Professor in a leading university/research institute.

Application materials must include:
 Letter of application or cover letter citing qualifications relevant to the position
 Curriculum vitae
 Three representative publications

Please summit all the materials in electronic form to Ms. Tianran Zhang at: Screening of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until these positions are filled.

The history of the School of Mechanical Engineering (ME), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) dates back to 1913, when it was first founded as Electric and Mechanics Section of the Shanghai College of Technology. The School has a team of 458 faculty and staff members, of which 113 are full professors and 143 associate professors, and a student population of over 5,000. Over the past few years, the School has witnessed a substantial increase in the research funding it received. Of the USD 48.2 million funding it received in 2010, 49% came from industry for collaborative R&D projects and 51% was government funding obtained through a competitive process. In the new century, the School adopted a vision of a world-class engineering school that offers the best learning experience to its students, the most rewarding working environment for its faculty and staff as well as the most effective service to industry and the society.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University is a top public research university located in Shanghai, renowned as one of the oldest and most prestigious selective universities in China. Its total enrollment of students amounts to 42,881, of which 1,598 are international students. There are 17,766 undergraduates, and 24,017 masters and Ph.D. candidates. After more than a century of operation, Jiao Tong University has long been inheriting the old tradition of "high starting points, solid foundation, strict requirements and extensive practice."



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