Global recruitment of Vice-Dean of research, Vice-Dean of teaching and Vice-Dean of administration for the SUSTech School of Medicine
The School of Medicine of the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is positioned as a Shenzhen-based internationalized high-level academic medical school with an outlook towards China and the wider world and with the integration of science, engineering, medicine and humanities. Its mission is to foster medical experts with international vision and proficiency. The planned enrolment is 2,000 students. Before the official completion and usage of the School’s Teaching and Research Building, the 5th floor of Building B and the nearby special site on campus was temporarily set up as the venue for teaching and research. The future School of Medicine Building will be located on the campus of the university. The proposed construction site is located on the east of the campus, in the valley north of the Dasha River. The proposed site has an area of 56,553 square meters. In accordance with the overall positioning and development goals of the School of Medicine, the construction will be in line with the needs of modern universities for teaching, research and social services, in order to facilitate the development of the discipline and enrolment. With the integrity and sustainability of campus functions, the school will fully reflect the integration of medicine, international vision and Chinese characteristics and will be forward-looking, international and digital.
In terms of professional foundation, the school now offers the undergraduate major in "biomedical science", in which admission and teaching is being conducted regularly. In March 2019, the major of clinical medicine was approved and the first admission has been conducted and students were enrolled in the autumn of 2019. Majors such as intelligent medicine are being submitted for approval. On June 10, 2019, SUSTech and Kings College London signed a joint preparation agreement, by which a joint medical school will be established in the SUSTech and the two sides will carry out in-depth educational cooperation in a number of medical disciplines. Through recruitment of top talents and focus on the integration of disciplines and innovations, education, research and personnel are connected to train first-class medical professionals and vigorously promote the development of Shenzhen in education, health care and life science. With first-class research outcomes and medical services in the world, the school will contribute to the international competitiveness of the Guangdong-Hong Kong–Macao Greater Bay Area.
In order to achieve these goals, the school, under the guidance of SUSTech and the leadership of its first dean, Xing Mingzhao, is actively forming a united, cooperative and vigorous team. Among the open administrative positions, the school intends to recruit a vice-dean in charge of research and graduate programs, a vice-dean in charge of undergraduate programs and clinical medicine teaching, and a vice-dean in charge of administrative management. Qualified candidates from home and abroad can apply for these three positions.
I. Vice-Dean in charge of Research and Postgraduate Programs
(I) Recruitment qualifications
1. With enthusiasm for research management, higher education, medicine and health, good personal quality, lofty professional ethics and teamwork spirit, uprightness, professional seriousness, academic rigor, truth-seeking pragmatism, dedication, vigor and vitality, courage in work, strong organizational and management capability, innovative and strategic conception for research development and postgraduate training of the medical school;
2. With education and training background in clinical medicine and basic medicine, doctoral degree in clinical medicine or basic related majors, academic excellence in the discipline, academic achievements universally recognized by both domestic and foreign counterparts, accurate understanding of the development trends in clinical and basic medical science and postgraduate training, forward-looking vision and excellent leadership to lead key medical disciplines into the forefront at home and abroad;
3. Being familiar with the application for domestic and foreign research funds and postgraduate education management system; being able to actively carry out research and postgraduate education cooperation with top universities and research institutions at home and abroad, establish long-term and stable cooperative relations, and significantly enhance the academic level and influence of the school during the term of employment;
4. Being physically and mentally fit, aged 40-50 preferably (candidates beyond the age limit but with outstanding qualifications can also be considered); being able to work full-time. Candidates with previous experience in relevant research management at home or abroad are preferred.
(II) Job responsibilities (specifically subject to the signed agreement)