Faculty Positions at Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute

Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute
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Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI) is jointly established in 2015 by Tsinghua University and University of California, Berkeley under the support of the Shenzhen Municipal Government. Its mission is to pursue interdisciplinary research, international education and industrial partnership, and it is committed to cultivating collaboration between academia, industry and government.


TBSI plans to recruit 60-70 faculty members (Tsinghua tenure-track assistant/associate professors or tenure associate/full professors) to work on a full-time basis in Shenzhen. They will work together with Tsinghua and Berkeley professors (TBSI part-time PIs).


Three Interdisciplinary Research Centers

Center 1: Environmental Science and New Energy Technology

Center 2: Data Science and Information Technology

Center 3: Precision Medicine and Healthcare


Top Talents Wanted in Following Research Areas

Environmental Science & Energy, Materials Science, Industrial Engineering & Operation Research, Financial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biomedicine, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Development

Research in computer architecture and engineering; open-source hardware; design, modeling and analysis of real-time systems and analog mixed signal systems.  Specifically, research in design and verification of portable open source IP designs for Systems on a Chip, evolution of open instruction set architectures (like RISC-V), porting of open source software stacks to open instruction sets (like RISC-V).


Faculty Recruitment

Position Rank

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in three centers of TBSI


Competitive Packages

Annual Salary

RMB 400,000–1,200,000 (pre-tax)


Research Start-up Package

RMB 1,000,000 – 10, 000,000 (depends on entry level and research areas)


Government Talents’ Plan Allowance

TBSI offers assistance to faculties and researchers applying for Shenzhen Government-sponsored talent plans and other Shenzhen high-level talent plans that offer allowances of up to RMB 3,000,000.


Student and Postdoctoral Recruitment

TBSI will finance 1-2 Ph.D. students and provide competitive salary package for 1-2 post-doctoral researchers for each faculty member every year.



l Applicants must hold a doctorate or equivalent degree.

l Research experience across various fields and institutions is strongly preferred.

l Members of the Thousand Youth Talents Plan or the Thousand Talents Plan are especially favorably regarded.

l Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong communication, teaching and leadership skills in English as well as the ability to actively contribute to the rapidly growing research efforts at TBSI.

l A strong commitment to teaching and supervising postgraduate students is essential. Teaching responsibilities will include participating and developing graduate courses, and strong engagement with TBSI’s core curriculum. Supervision of PhD and MSc students and academic advising of trainees of all levels are also expected.



To apply, please send application documents to hr1@tbsi.tsinghua.edu.cn


a) Curriculum Vitae

b) Research/Teaching/Service Statement

c)  PDF copies of 3 to 5 representative publications

d) Arrange 3-5 reference letters sent from renowned experts in related fields (the letters must be emailed to referee@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn directly)


Application will be considered until the position is filled. All documents will be treated confidentially.


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Faculty Positions at Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute

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