Lecturer in Computer Networking

China (CN)
£36,914 - £44,045 per annum
Friday, 14 May 2021
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 5 June 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science

The Scotland Academy, Wuxi Taihu University, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, Wuxi, China

Lecturer in Computer Networking  

Based in China


Salary: £36,914 - £44,045 per annum

Fixed Term: 3 year fixed term (with possible extension)

In 2020, the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in partnership with Wuxi Taihu University (WTU) established a a joint institute, “The Scotland Academy” at WTU in Wuxi, China. We are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated individual to join the academic team at The Scotland Academy. All programmes are taught in English.

UWS’ School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences has a reputation in student-centred learning and a global reputation in research and knowledge transfer activities. It is the winner of the Times Higher Education’s Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year, 2020. The School continues to develop important partnerships supported by significant investment in academic posts in line with its strategic development and to help further the position of the School as a key player nationally and internationally.

We welcome applications from dynamic individuals with an expertise in computer networking. You will be a highly motivated individual, an inspirational educator with a global outlook, passionate about your discipline and dedicated to delivering an outstanding student learning experience.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their research with UWS in collaboration with Wuxi Taihu University and other UWS partners. 

You should have a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Networking, Software Engineering or related area. We would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in the following areas: programming (Java, Python, PHP, etc.), networking (including, CCNA 1 and 2), web and mobile systems, operating systems and systems programming concepts. You will have a track record of achievement and innovation in teaching & learning in computer science, computer networking, operating systems, software engineering, cybersecurity or other relevant area in a higher education context.

You will be able to demonstrate a commitment as member of the teaching team to delivering high-quality teaching and supporting an engaging student experience. You should have experience in overseeing the setup of practical computing laboratories.

A relocation, healthcare and accommodation package will be offered to the successful candidate. The candidate should be eligible for a Chinese visa and be available to start in September 2021.

Find out more about Wuxi City:-

Wuxi Taihu University has a Chinese homepage at

Informal enquiries in the first instance can be made to Dr David Ndzi, Head of Division, by email to  Any employment related queries can be directed to Carly Abbott, HR Business Partner to

Further information, including details of the introduction of Wuxi Taihu University and how to apply, are available at

Closing date: 05 June 2021

Interviews will take place between 21 June 2021 to 23 June 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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