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Tenured/Tenure Track Positions of Medical Robotics Institute Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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The Medical Robotics Institute at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is a newly established multidisciplinary platform for the advancement of medical robotics and allied technologies with a clear focus on direct patient benefit and socio-economic values. This is a top-level institute directly under the University, working closely with other academic schools/departments. The main research directions include basic science research centres in Micro/Nano Systems, Perception and Cognition, Bioinspired and Biohybrid Systems, and Smart Materials, as well as applied research centres in Surgical Robotics, Rehabilitation and Assistive Robotics, Image-guided Intervention, AI and Human-robot Interaction, Biophotonics, and Precision Mechatronics. By leveraging the unique strength of the SJTU medical school and affiliated teaching hospitals, joint clinical research centres with targeted disease focus will also be established.

The Institute is now recruiting faculty staff at all levels, and review of applications will begin from March 2018 and continue until the positions are filled. Generous startup funds and competitive salary packages will be offered, depending on the experience and qualification of the successful candidates. We also provide:

• Clearer definition of job responsibilities;

• Implementation of the tenure and pre-tenure track system and support for career progression;

• Equal emphasis on coursework and research;

• Promotion of innovative culture that fosters talent development.


Positions OfferedVice Deans, Distinguished Professors (Tenured Position), Tenured Professors, Tenure-Track Associate Professors.


Applicants with outstanding track records in all related areas of medical robotics or biomedical engineering are encouraged to apply. Minimum qualifications include an earned PhD degree and/or MD degree. The applicant should have outstanding academic credentials and the ability to teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels.


Please include in your application a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including your full publication list with 5 of your most important publications highlighted), a statement of research interests and vision, and a list of 5 references with full contact information. Please send your application to:


Ms. Hillary Shang

HR Officer, Medical Robotics Institute

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

800 Dongchuan RD. Minhang District, Shanghai, 200240, P. R. China

Tel: 86-21-62933344




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