Professor in Computer Science

Ningbo, China
May 20, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jun 19, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Join a unique British University in China.  University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 8,000 in just 15 years.

Applications are invited for the above posts in the School of Computer Science within the Faculty of Science & Engineering based at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. The School of Computer Science at UNNC is part of the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, UK, which is ranked among the top UK Computer Science departments ( The School at UNNC offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate computer science programmes. Supported by major research grants, the School of Computer Science at UNNC is developing strong research in areas including Big Data and Visual Analytics, Computational Intelligence, Software Implementation and Testing, and Visual Information Processing.

Computer Science at UNNC is a designated strategic area for growth in the University’s Strategic Plan. We are now looking for world class research leaders to strengthen our team of international experts. Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or closely related disciplines, together with an international reputation in research and scholarship. Strong applications in all areas of computer science will be considered. An established track record in high quality research outputs and the ability to attract external research funding is a distinct advantage. Teaching and tutorial experience in computer science subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution is also essential.

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, participate in assessing and examining students, supervise PhD students, perform high quality research and obtain external research grants.

This position is a tenure track equivalent position that the position holder will be offered a fixed term contract initially of up to 5 years with University of Nottingham Ningbo China with effect from September 2021 or thereafter as soon as possible. This contract can be extended on an indefinite basis depending on outcome of tenure review. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience and qualification, including employment support allowance, insurances, and schooling support,relocation & repatriation support, paid annual leave.

Informal enquiries regarding these vacancies may be addressed to: Professor Ruibin Bai (, Head of School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.  

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext. 8564.  Email:

Interviews will be arranged in Ningbo China.

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.