Shanghai Jiaotong University


UM-SJTU 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.

EEO/AA Policy

The JI does not discriminate on the basis of nationality, race, religion, disability, gender nor sexual orientation.

The JI aims to have 50 full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty members. These positions will be filled on a continuing basis.
Successful candidates are expected to establish vigorous research programs, mentor Ph.D. students, participate in the international research community and teach undergraduate and graduate classes.
Candidates should possess doctoral degrees and demonstrate research accomplishment or potential.
Salaries are highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The JI has a tenure review and promotion system, comparable to that at major U.S. research universities.
JI faculty have opportunities to collaborate with UM and SJTU faculty.
Please send a CV, statement of research interests and teaching goals, copies of three key publications and the names and contact information of five references, as a single PDF file to Professor Xudong Wang at



The School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering (SEIEE) invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in the following thrust areas:  Computer Science and Technology, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Instrument Science and Technology, and Cyber Space Security.

Qualifications: All successful candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant field by the time their appointments begin. Candidates must provide evidences of quality teaching and outstanding research.

Application Instructions: Please submit application files including a cover letter, curriculum vita, publications list and five representative publications to Prof. Xinbing Wang by and SEIEE HR by , and indicate the research and teaching interests. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

Salary and Funding: Salary level will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Research funding will be provided to support the start period.

Contacts: Prof. Xinbing WANG( )

Ms. Beichen DU( )

       HR Office, SEIEE, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

       Tel: 86-21-3420 4522, 86-21-3420 6760

       Address: 3-317 SEIEE Building,800 Dong Chuan Rd,Shanghai,200240,China  

About SEIEE at SJTU 

Founded in 1896, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is a premier university in China with a century long history of excellence in research and education. As the largest school at SJTU, SEIEE has 503 faculty members with considerable expertise and international recognition in eight major disciplines: Computer Science and Technology, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Instrument Science and Technology, and Cyber Space Security. With major investments from the central and municipal government, SEIEE has enjoyed significant growth over the past decade and rapidly become one of the leading engineering schools in the world. The school features 9 State Key Research Labs and 14 provincial and ministerial-level Key Research Labs, providing a dynamic environment and state-of-the-art facilities for scientific research. The school faculty has 3 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 13 IEEE Fellows, 14 winners of National Thousand Talents Program, and 12 Cheung Kong Scholars. The SEIEE offers top-notch educational programs for students around the world. Our highly talented students have achieved acclaimed successes at the global stage, including for example, winning the Gold Medal of prestigious ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest 6 times since its commencement.

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