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Part-time Professorship
In addition to full-time professors, we also welcome leading and upcoming scientists from various fields of medicine to join our team as part-time staff. For those who cannot work full-time in China, flexible arrangements are available without rigid on-campus time requirements, to:
  • apply and undertake key research projects at SUMC;
  • publish SCI papers as first or corresponding author;
  • train postgraduate students in research and manuscript writing; and
  • lecture in related disciplines.
We are looking for candidates that:
  • have undertaken major research projects;
  • have published at SCI papers as first author or corresponding author with an aggregate impact factor of 30 or more;
  • have excellent proficiency in medical English;
  • excellent leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • hold professorships elsewhere; and
  • are highly motivated to join our team.
Performance-based salary

We introduced a performance-based incentive system for our part-time faculty. Salary may vary depending on performance during the relevant contract period prior to each evaluation. The below chart provides an indication of our requirements in terms of research productivity for our part-time professors. For detailed information, please move the mouse pointer across the different sections in the chart. Other factors to be taken into account include individual teaching performance, team performance and leadership skills.

  • Grade 1
    RMB 100,000
  • Grade 2
    RMB 90,000
  • Grade 3
    RMB 80,000
  • Grade 4
    RMB 70,000
  • Grade 5
    RMB 60,000

Plus: research start-up funding (RMB 50,000-300,000), travel allowances and housing allowances.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application to


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


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