Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty Positions in Fog Computing (New)


Tenure-Trackand Tenured Faculty Positions in FogComputing

ShanghaiTech isfounded as a world-class research university for training future generations ofscientists, entrepreneurs, and technical leaders. Boasting a new modern campusin Zhangjiang Hightech Park of cosmopolitan Shanghai, ShanghaiTech shalltrail-blaze a new education system in China. Besides establishing andmaintaining a world-class research profile, faculty candidates are alsoexpected to contribute substantially to both graduate and undergraduateeducations.

On January 16, 2017,following the election results from the board of OpenFog Consortium (OFC)directors, ShanghaiTech University was appointed as the Director for the Greater China Region (GCR). At this role, ShanghaiTechUniversity is expected to lead and oversee the research, developing, testing,and standardizing efforts in GCR, including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, andmainland China, to accelerate the adoption of fog computing to solve thebandwidth, latency and communications challenges associated with the Internetof Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, the Tactile Internet andother advanced concepts in the digitized world.

ShanghaiTechUniversity invites highly qualified candidates to join our newlyestablished Shanghai Institute of Fog Computing Technology (SHIFT), which is ajoint lab between ShanghaiTech University and Shanghai Institute of Microsystemand Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, to lead the followingresearch areas in fog computing and networks. 

-         Fog computing architecture and theory

-         Big data processing in fog computing

-         Security in fog computing

-         Low-power sensors for fog computing

-         Fog computing for Internet-of-Things (IoT)

-         Next-generation communication with fog computing

-         Fog computing test-beds

-         etc.


- Strong research productivity and demonstrated potentials;
- Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science,Statistics, Applied Math, or related field);
- A minimum relevant (including PhD) research experience of 4 years.


Submit (in English, PDFversion) a cover letter, a 2-page research plan, a CV plus copies of 3 mostsignificant publications, and names of three referees to:sist@shanghaitech.edu.cn (until positions are filled).

For more information, visit http://sist.shanghaitech.edu.cn/cn/NewsDetail.asp?id=846

Compensationand Benefits:

Salary and startup fundsare highly competitive, commensurate with experience and academicaccomplishment. We also offer a comprehensive benefit package to employees andeligible dependents, including on-campus housing. All regular ShanghaiTechfaculty members will join its new tenure-track system in accordance withinternational practice for progress evaluation and promotion.