Associate Professor in Architectural Environment Engineering

Ningbo, China
30 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: NB-Ningbo
Contract Status: Full-Time 23:59, Beijing Time
Job Family: Academic
Closing Time: 01/31/2023
Salary: 606426 RMB to 720242 RMB   per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Join a unique British University in China. The 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 17 years.

The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, a pioneer in Sino-foreign tertiary education, is rapidly expanding. It is looking for ambitious, talented academics with a passion for teaching as well as research flair to join its team of science and engineering experts. UNNC is part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of Architectural Environment Engineering (AEE), to play a lead role in collaborative research projects and conduct ongoing original research and publications in the areas of building services/physics, building engineering, building science, sustainable built environment, and carbon neutrality.

Candidates must have a PhD degree and preferably postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline, preferable in building science/engineering, architectural engineering, building services/physics, etc., and excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Knowledge and experience of architectural environment engineering are necessary. Experience of supervising PhD and Master students and experience of teaching, tutorial or laboratory work at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English speaking institution are essential.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 606,426 to RMB 720,242 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of 5 years starting May 2023 or soon after. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr. Ali Cheshmehzangi (, Head of Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo China in January 2023 if feasible – virtual interviews may also held. Please be advised that normally your references will be contacted prior to the interview.

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