The Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI), located in Shenzhen, China, was jointly established in 2014 by the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and Tsinghua University, with the full support from the Shenzhen Municipal Government, on the initiative of building a bridge across different disciplines, cultures and countries, and between academia and industry, as well as serving as a platform for international collaboration. TBSI consists of three multidisciplinary research centers: Environmental Science and New Energy Technology, Data Science and Information Technology, and Precision Medicine and Healthcare.
Low Carbon Economy and Financial Risk Analysis Research Laboratory(1E laboratory) focuses on energy economics and environmental economics. The laboratory invites applications for tenure-track Assistant professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor positions.
1E laboratory focuses on energy economics and environmental economics regarding low carbon development and climate change issues in quantitative methodology such as econometrics, optimal theory, etc.; Smart city, renewable and sustainable energy strategy, as well as management decision method, system analysis and integration; Advanced data analytics and development of mathematical methodologies for risk management problems ranging from traditional financial market to modern carbon economy.
Requirements & Responsibilities
Qualifications: successful applicants must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree. A requirement for the appointment is that the Ph.D. or equivalent degree is awarded. Having research experiences crossing different fields as well as in different institutions is strongly preferred.
• We are especially interested in applicants who are members of the Thousand Youth Talents Plan or the Thousand Talents Plan.
Ideal candidates are also expected to demonstrate strong communication and teaching skills in English and leadership, as well as the ability to actively contribute to our rapidly growing research efforts at TBSI.
A strong commitment to graduate teaching and advising is essential. Teaching responsibilities will include participation in and development of graduate courses, and strong engagement in our core curriculum. Supervision of doctoral and M.S.-degree students and academic advising of trainees at all levels are also expected.
Salary and Benefits
The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. Annual salary ranges from CNY400,000 - 1,200,000 (pre-tax).
Research Start-up Package
TBSI will provide research start-up funding for eligible candidate who has been recognized by High-Level Talents plan of Shenzhen, which funding should abide by related TBSI policy. Research start-up package ranges from CNY1,000,000 - 10, 000,000 depending on entry-level and other factors.
Moving (relocation) allowance ranges from CNY200,000 - 400,000(pre-tax).
Government Talents' Plan Allowance*
TBSI offers assistance to faculty and researchers in their applications for talents' allowance up to CNY3,000,000 sponsored by the Shenzhen Government, as well as other Shenzhen high-level talents plans.
Each lab will be supported with one secretary and one engineer.
Student& Postdoc Recruiting
Faculty members may compete for TBSI-funded researchers, typically one postdoctoral fellow, one Ph.D. student, and several master degree students, if applicable.
To apply, please send the following documents via email to [email protected] with the email subject as "Lab1e – Job Title – Full Name of Applicant", for example,
"Lab 1e-Assistant Prof.-San ZHANG". Applications will be considered on receipt. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
a) Curriculum Vitae, including a publication list
b) Application Form (Please download the blank form from TBSI's official website at:http://www.tbsi.edu.cn/jobs)
c) PDF copies of 3 to 5 representative publications
d) Arrange 3 to 5 reference letters sent from renowned experts in related fields (the letters must be emailed to us directly from the recommenders, as opposed to be forwarded from the applicant), or contact information of 5 to 10 referees including mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number
e) Statement of Research (< 2 pages)
f) Statement of Teaching (< 1 page)
All letters will be treated as confidential.
For questions regarding the position(s), please contact us via email at [email protected]