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Looking for Fulltime (or Part-time) Research Assistant

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)

Shenzhen, China

Application deadline : 2019-12-31

Email :  lisb3@sustech.edu.cn


Type of job opening :Research Assistantship

Salary :80000 to 100000 RMB

Subject Area(s) :Marketing (Consumer Behavior Track)

Job Description

Job Responsibilities: 
* Assist research projects related to interesting consumer behavior phenomenon;
* Assist teaching material development for interesting courses.


More about the SUSTech:

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) was officially established in April 2012. It is a public university funded by Shenzhen city and the chair of the university council is the mayor. Shenzhen has developed from a small fishing village 40 years ago to a modern metropolitan city with more than 20 millions in population. It is regarded as China’s Silicon Valley where numerous world’s well-known corporations are headquartered here, including Huawei, Foxconn, Tencent, ZTE, BYD, etc. In the year 2017, its GDP has exceeded Hong Kong’s for the first time in history. Shenzhen has been ranked to be the No. 1 competitive city in Greater China region and No. 6 in the world, by the United Nations Human Settlements Program and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

SUSTech is a pioneer in higher education innovation of China, covering five hundred acres of wooded landscape in the picturesque Nanshan (Mountain South) area with an idyllic environment suitable for learning and scholarship. It is the unique university in mainland China where English is largely adopted as a teaching language across campus. With the strong support from Shenzhen city, SUSTech has developed rapidly and been approved to offer Bachelor, Master and Doctorate Degree programs by the Ministry of Education of China.

SUCTech has been officially ranked among the top four universities worldwide in the Nature Index 2018 (Rising Stars) that tables the top 200 institutions of the world in September 2018. In addition, for the world’s young universities established after 1988, the Nature Index 2018 (Rising Stars) reported that SUSTech, being officially set up in 2012, was ranked as No.1, overtaking Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), which was founded in 1991 and ranked as No.9.

According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, SUSTech, being ranked for the first time in its six years’ establishment history, was ranked No.8 among the listed mainland China universities.


Desired Qualifications

*Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychology, business, management, statistics, and so on;
* Interest in pursuing advanced degree in psychology, business, management, or not;
* Experience in writing papers, reports, or presentations in English;
* Familiarity with experimental methods and multivariate and multilevel statistics;
* Familiarity with SPSS, STATA, SAS, and/or R;
* Ability to support professors in teaching and administration duties;
* Mature, responsible, organized, detail-oriented, able to multi-task and work independently.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should email a copy of resume plus writing samples, if available, to Professor Shaobo Li (lisb3@sustech.edu.cn). Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview.