Professor and Dean, School of Engineering Sciences, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
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Deadline: Open until filled

Date posted: September, 2014

Type: Executive

Salary: Competitive employment

Employment Type: Full-time or negotiated


The Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a national key university directly under the auspicesof the Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China. HUST covers over 1,153 acres with picturesque environment, elegant surroundings and has 72% greenery coverage. The Universityhas eleven disciplines: engineering, medicine, management, science, philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history and agriculture, offering a variety of degree programs, including 86 undergraduate programs, 303 graduate programs, 237 PhD programs. The University has over 32,000 undergraduate students, 22,000 graduate students, 1,600 international students, 1,000 professors and 1,300 associate professors. Judging by the increasing research funds and publications, the University is among the top ten universities in China.


HUST has one of China’s five national labs —Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO). WNLO was authorized in November 2003 by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China. WNLO is a scientific research base for the national innovation system and a training base for high-level and inter-disciplinary scientists and engineers.WNLO consists of a research park (about 40000m2 in area) and a multi-building complex (about 48000m2 in area), and is organizationally structured with six divisions of fundamental research. Since 2006, over 2000 scholarly papers from WNLO were published in journals including Science and Nature Photonics, and nearly 500 patents were issued. In the 2012 national assessment of discipline, “Optical Engineering” ranked the first and “Biomedical Engineering” ranked the third.


Historically initiatedas atechnicaluniversity, HUST now has 19 Schools in highly specialized engineering discipline. Affiliated with WNLO, the School of Engineering Sciences (SES) is newly established in 2014 to produce elite talents, who have multidisciplinary vision and can apply engineering innovation to scientific research such as optoelectronics and biomedicine. The School is authorized as one of the four Models within the Network of International Centers for Education initiated by Ministry of Education and State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairsof China. By introducing world-class educational resources, SES will be the first school in China to undertake Engineering Sciences program for undergraduate students.  SES is dedicated to developing as a world class school in Engineering Sciences in terms of international intellectual cultivation and scientific research.


The SES invites applicants for assistant, associate and full professors. The successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in the undergraduate program and conduct interdisciplinary research in WNLO. The professors are also expected to contribute to the curriculum development of the undergraduate program and serve on professors committees. Salary and attractive remuneration package will be negotiated.


The Dean is responsible for the management and leadership of the School’s teaching and research, especially its commitment to quality and distinctiveness in the Engineering Sciences program. Specific duties are to promote the School in the wider community, advance the School’s vision and direction, develop curriculum and teaching excellence, oversee the program accreditation process, set policy for the School, oversee completion of regular reporting required by the School, oversee faculty evaluation and so on.The Dean reports to the Vice President of the University and is a part of the WNLO leadership team. The Dean is expected to have outstanding track record in research area related to the WNLO, and demonstrated to be a successful administrator. Experience working in a multi-cultural work environment is considered highly desirable.The Dean will also hold the position of professor. The term of the employment is five years and may be renewed. Salary and attractive remuneration package will be negotiated.


For additional information, see the University webpage at, and the WNLO webpage at Application and confidential enquiries should be directed to the deputy Dean of the School, Prof. Fu at