The University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


The University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University have established a Joint Institute in Shanghai, with a commitment to build a world class academic institution, based on the U.S. research university model. The UM-SJTU Joint Institute invites applications for tenure-track (rank open) positions, in all emerging fields related to Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Material Science and Engineering. These positions are open to top caliber applicants from around the world. With its unique academic mission in China and connection to SJTU’s established research, the JI offers faculty extraordinary opportunities to develop major research programs. The JI was founded in April 2006, with strong support from both partner universities and the Chinese government. It offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering. The Mechanical Engineering Program and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program are ABET accredited. The JI models itself after the world class U.S. research universities, in terms of academic environment, faculty expectations, graduate program research and undergraduate curriculum. English is the JI’s official language. The students are among China’s best.

Work-Types offered: Full-time

Industries: education

Majors looking for: Mechanical Engineering , Materials Science , Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Class Years looking for: Not specified

Citizenships looking for: All

Degrees looking for: Ph.D.

University looking for: All