2022 Faculty Positions at Great Bay University
2022/09/14 Resource: HR Department Edit: Shiya Huang

Great Bay University is a newly established public university located at the heart of Guangzhou-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, China, supported by the Dongguan municipal and the Guangdong provincial governments. Along with the vivid development of the area, GBU strives to be a world class research university staying at the forefront of knowledge and innovation. Sitting in the scenic regions along the Pearl River and the Songshan Lake, Great Bay University offers an ideal environment for learning, scholarship and living. 

We are now seeking outstanding candidates in all areas below:


Mathematics: Computational and applied mathematics; probability and stochastic analysis; data science and statistics; algebra; geometry; topology; number theory; dynamical systems; analysis and partial differential equations, etc.

Physics: Theoretical physics; quantum physics and information; statistical physics and complex systems; condensed matter physics; biological and chemical physics; particle physics; atomic, molecular and optical physics; astrophysics, etc.

Chemistry: Computational and quantum chemistry; physical chemistry; organic and inorganic chemistry; analytical chemistry; polymer chemistry, etc.

School of Sciences


Physical Sciences
In all areas of physical sciences、advanced materials and related interdisciplinary areas will be considered. Emphasis will also be given to materials research, including but not limited to energy materials, functional and information materials, advanced structural materials, etc.

School of Physical Sciences


Computer Science
With emphasis on systems, cutting edge computing technologies, and artificial intelligence and its applications. Applicants with background in the interdisciplinary area of computing with science, computing with social sciences are especially encouraged
Human Resources Department


Candidates of all ranks are invited to apply:

  • Chair professor: You are a leading scholar with a global reputation in your research field. You have a proven record of excellence in research and/or education. You are at the forefront of research and have rich experience in setting strategic goals and leading a large team to conduct research programs.
  • Professors and associate professor: You are an established researcher with a proven track record of publication and/or other achievements. You have no less than 5, preferably 10 years of independent research and/or industrial experience. You like teaching and working with students. You are able to quickly set a long-term research goal and lead a team to conduct a research program.
  • Assistant professor: You have finished your Ph.D and are establishing yourself as a promising researcher. You have a solid understanding of your research field, are innovative, and are a good team player. You are able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses independently.

Compensations and benefits. GBU offers internationally competitive salaries and generous start-up funds, which are commensurate with qualifications. Benefit packages include annual leaves, housing funds, as well as social, medical, and retirement insurances mandated under the laws and regulations. Accepted candidates are encouraged to apply for national, provincial, and municipal talent funds, most of which carry additional research grants. Those who qualify for Dongguan's special talent program are eligible for an additional housing subsidies. Negotiations are possible for truly outstanding candidates on a case-by-case basis.


Minimum Requirements and Responsibilities. You must demonstrate, via high quality publications in top conferences or journals, solid research training in sciences, physical sciences or relevant areas, you should have independent forefront researcher agenda, and meet the university's educational needs. Strong work ethics, ability to innovate, and team spirit are required.

Successful candidates are expected to carry out independent research, teaching activities, as well as contribute both to the university's academic and educational development.


     How to apply. Your application materials must include:

      1.  Cover Letter

2.  Curriculum Vitae  with a list of publications

3.  Research proposal (up to 3 pages)

4.  Name, affiliation, email, and phone contacts for three references

Additional information should include:

5.  List of publications

6.  PDF’s of 3 to 5 of your representative publications

7.  Summary of previous research

8.  Other accomplishments.


Please send your application to sciences@gbu.edu.cn (if applying a position in School of Sciences) or to sps@gbu.edu.cn (if applying a position in School of Physical Sciences). Please do not send application to both mailboxes at the same time. In the subject line, please indicate “Name+Position+Research fields”. 


GBU is seeking exceptional candidates on an ongoing basis. Consideration and review of applications will start in February, 2022 and will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.