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Full-time Professorship

We are looking for leading and upcoming scientists from various disciplines of medicine to join us as full-time professors.

Profile and job requirements

We offer full and associate professorships to highly motivated and outstanding scientists with significant recent scientific practice (teaching and/or research), excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, and a strong collaborative attitude and management style. We believe that providing high-quality education and performing effective research is a joint responsibility that should be carried out as a team. Within this context, successful candidates are expected to make significant contributions in their fields of discipline and demonstrate excellence in teaching. Interested candidates are invited to submit their application to

Performance-based salary

We recently introduced a performance-based incentive system for our full-time faculty. Salary may vary depending on performance during the five-year period prior to each evaluation. The below chart provides an indication of our requirements for Distinguished Professors in terms of research productivity. For detailed information, please move the mouse pointer across the different sections in the chart. Other factors to be taken into account include teaching performance and teamwork and leadership skills. Similar performance-based criteria apply to Full Professors and Associate Professors working at our College.

  • Grade 1
    RMB 350,000
  • Grade 2
    RMB 320,000
  • Grade 3
    RMB 290,000
  • Grade 4
    RMB 260,000
  • Grade 5
    RMB 230,000

Plus: substantial research start-up funding, housing, settling-in allowances, office and lab spaces and collaborative research associates.


Contact details and map


SUMC central campus

Shantou University Medical College

No. 22 Xinling Road

Shantou, 515041

Guangdong Province

People's Republic of China


SUMC on Shantou University campus

Shantou University Medical College

No. 243 Daxue Road

Shantou, 515063

Guangdong Province

People's Republic of China


Map & Chinese address

Click here for a printable map and address details in Chinese.