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Last updated:2017-03-30

To realize its strategic goal of becoming a first-class university on a global scale, School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University is now seeking to recruit Research Fellows, offering favorable salaries and benefits, an excellent academic environment, and broad development opportunities.
1. Introduction to School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University
Sun Yat-sen University was established in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of modern China. After 90-plus years of development, the University has fostered an exceptional learning environment and school spirit, and has laid a solid academic foundation across a wide range of disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and medical sciences. As of this year, eighteen disciplines at the University rank in the top 1% world’s universities (ESI 2016), tied for second most among universities in China. Today, Sun Yat-sen University has become a top-tier comprehensive research university recognized both at home and abroad.
The School of Foreign Languages (FLS) enjoys a long history as one of the oldest schools of Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU). Its predecessor, the Department of English Literature, was established in 1924. The French Major and the German Major were set up in 1957 and 1958 respectively, and in 1978, the Japanese Major was established. In 2015, FLS was officially rebuilt based on the former School of Foreign Languages, Center for English Education and the School of Chinese as a Second Language, Sun Yat-sen University.

2. Vacancies
Research Fellows positions for excellent domestic/overseas doctorate holders to be engaged in full-time research work.

3. Requirements
Basic Requirements: abide by laws of the State and observe rules and regulations of the University; comply with academic norms; possess a rigorous attitude of scholarship; pay heed to teamwork; dedicated and responsible; possess the knowledge, capability and accomplishment required by the respective post; and meet either of the following requirements:
For Distinguished Researcher: lecturer, assistant professor or of equivalent or higher positions at domestic/overseas prestigious colleges/universities or research institutes.
For Distinguished Associate Researcher: excellent doctor or post-doctor at domestic/overseas prestigious colleges/universities or research institutes.
4. Salaries and Benefits
Sun Yat-sen University will provide successful applicants with competitive salaries and benefits in their respective fields in accordance with the market economy principle. Remuneration for specially-appointed researchers and associate researchers ranges from 190,000—360,000 RMB/year, and the research team will reward its researchers with bonuses for his/her contributions within the employment.

5. Contact Information
Contact: Luo Jinfen (MS)
Address: School of Foreign Languages
Sun Yat-sen University
No. 135, Xingang Xi Road
Guangzhou, 510275
P. R. China
Tel.: 86-20-8411 3110

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