Faculty Positions at All Ranks in Applied Mechanics

Harbin Institute of Technology International Center for Applied Mechanics


Faculty Positions at All Ranks at International Center for Applied Mechanics of Harbin Institute of Technology


Associate and Full Professors, Post Doc and several research positions are available in all fields of mechanics


Harbin, Heilongjiang, China


Full time

Closing date:

The positions will remain open until filled.


Solid Mechanics, Smart and Multifunctional Materials and Structures, Mechanics of Composite Materials, Dynamics and Control, Fluid Mechanics etc.

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Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) was established in 1920 in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China. It is a National Key University with science and engineering as its core and has developed with management, liberal arts, economy, law and other disciplines. Together with Weihai Campus and Shenzhen Campus, HIT forms the pattern of “One University, Three Campuses.” Presently HIT is a member of China’s top nine University Union (C9).

International Center for Applied Mechanics at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT-ICAM) is a new organization led by Mechanics Subject in Harbin Institute of Technology, which focuses on the cutting-edge researches in various frontiers of mechanics and aims to spearhead research efforts in developing advanced applied mechanics as well as carries more multi-level international cooperation and exchange activities. HIT-ICAM engaged a number of expert professionals in the Mechanics, ensuring that the Center maintains high scientific standards.

More information about Harbin Institute of Technology, please refer to http://en.hit.edu.cn/


Principal tasks

  • Ø  Develop fundamental and applied research activities;
  • Ø  Supervise graduate students;
  • Ø  Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.



  • A PhD - completed or near completion in the field of Solid Mechanics, Smart and Multifunctional Materials and Structures, Mechanics of Composite Materials, Dynamics and Control, Fluid Mechanics, etc.
  • Have a strong interest and good aptitude for teaching, university pedagogy as well as research, development and innovation.
  • A desire and aptitude to contribute to a successful and fast-growing educational and research establishment.
  • Track record of research and publication in international peer-reviewed journals (or demonstrate potential to develop this, for junior candidates)
  • An ability to contribute to different undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs
  • Knowledge of Chinese is not required, but is a plus.


Benefit packages:

  • Ø  Based on their academic and scientific record and qualifications, successful candidates will be appointed at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor through HIT’s evaluation system.
  • Ø  Successful candidates will be offered world-competitive start-up packages, generous compensation, convenient and necessary facilities in the beautiful and newly constructed office. Salary will be commensurate with prior performance and experience, and the salary is negotiable.
  • Ø  Successful candidates will be assisted to apply series of Special Talent projects of national and provincial levels.


How to apply:

Interested applicants could send the following application materials to center's secretary Yingying Zhu (Email: hit-icam@hit.edu.cn). All materials received will be kept confidential.


Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (with a complete list of publications, personal awards);
  • Statement of research interests;
  • Statement of teaching philosophy;
  • Reprints of five recent papers.


  Recommended & Optional Program: Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas)

The Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas) project is initiated by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. It aims to attract and encourage overseas outstanding young scholars (including non-Chinese expatriates) who have made good achievements in natural science, engineering and technology to work in China.

We warmly welcome top talents worldwide who are eligible for programs to join HIT-ICAM!

  • Applicants should

(1) Abide by laws of the People’s Republic of China and have good ethics in science;

(2) Have obtained a doctorate degree;

(3) age under 40;

(4) Research directions are mainly natural sciences, engineering technology, etc.;

(5) Before April 15 of the year to apply, having no less than three years continuously research or teaching experience outside China in a prestigious university or R&D institute (Exceptions will be given to applicants who have obtained the doctor degree overseas with extraordinary research achievement);

(6) Haven’t return to China yet or came back after Jan 1 of the year to apply and have willing to work full time for at least three years in China with no other jobs overseas;

The conditions for applicants on the website of the Natural Science Foundation of China shall prevail.

  • Benefits

(1) Be appointed at Full Professor;

(2) Competitive salary (similar to the Harbin Institute of Technology);

(3) Talent subsidy from governments and the University;

(4) Funding from national research funds and Harbin Institute of Technology;

(5) Fine office and experimental environment, research team and administrative secretary are equipped.

More information about Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas), please visit: https://www.nsfc.gov.cn/ .

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