Professor/Associate Professor in Climate Finance, Carbon Management, Energy and Environment Technology

LCC is looking for specialists in the areas of finance, management, energy, atmospheric science, geophysics, and environment with their research established and developed to address global climate change and GHGs emissions, expertise qualified for the application includes but is not limited to:

  • Climate Change Solutions

  • Climate Finance

  • Carbon Management

  • Renewables and Energy Storage

  • Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

  • Waste Resource Utilization

  • Smart Energy and Big Data



The China-UK Low Carbon College (LCC) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established in May 2017, is a joint initiative in the field of low carbon between two world renowned universities – SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY (SJTU) and the UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH (UoE). As the FIRST low carbon college in China, LCC aims to build up a talent database of world-leading experts in the low carbon fields, lead fundamental research in low carbon disciplines, and offer executive training and innovation services for governments and enterprises.

LCC has set up FIVE low-carbon research centers and launched an international, multi-disciplinary academic journal of Carbon Neutrality (ISSN: 2731-3948, that publishes the highest-quality original research and review papers in the fields of low carbon technology, environmental governance, carbon finance and carbon management, aiming to build an international academic exchange platform for cutting-edge net-zero carbon research. LCC has developed educational and research partnerships with a number of world-leading universities, including University of Edinburgh, University College London, Imperial College London, University of Warwick, Monash University, etc.



  1. The successful candidate should hold a PhD in related discipline.

  2. Candidates for the Professor position should hold professorship in a world-class university/research institution or have won important domestic/international awards; have an outstanding tracking record of research achievements and demonstrate exceptional and proven leadership abilities in conducting cutting-edge, innovative and collaborative research; enjoy a high international reputation and academic influence in the relevant fields.

  3. Candidates for the Associate Professor position should have at least three-year working experience at a world-leading university or research institution, and be able to conduct and lead independent and innovative research projects and demonstrate strong academic potential and teaching abilities.



The remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, including:

  1. globally competitive salary;

  2. sufficient research start-up funds;

  3. housing subsidies;

  4. health insurance;

  5. a comprehensive research platform with excellent space and state of research facilities.



  1. CV (include a publication list)

  2. Statements of research and teaching

  3. 5 representative publications (published within 5 years as first author)

  4. 3 recommendation letters (Applicants for the Professor positions only need to provide information of 3 referees, including name, title, institute, and email address.)


Please specify your target position in the subject of the email and send the above-mentioned documents to, and indicate where you saw our job advert. We accept applications full year round and organize interviews from time to time.

LCC also encourages early-career researchers to apply for the Outstanding Young Talents Programme (Overseas) sponsored by NSFC to join SJTU LCC, for more information please visit



Contact: Ms. Chu