Associate Professor in Statistics

Ningbo, China
11 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Feb 2023
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 19 years.

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 School of Mathematical Sciences at University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) seeks to fill an academic position at the level of associate professor. The position is open to candidates with research interests in any field of Statistics.

The successful candidates will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars across all years of the undergraduate programmes and to supervise postgraduate research students. In addition, there are excellent opportunities for research, and the persons appointed will be expected to develop their own research activities and to play a leading role in the research activities of the School.

Displaying genuine passion and enthusiasm for scholarship, the successful candidate will foster academic leadership and is expected to build a strong recognized research programmes contributing to the existing research groups within the Faculty. The successful candidate is also expected to plan and lead the delivery of cutting-edge UG programmes within the School.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 606,426 to RMB 720,242 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including employment support allowance, schooling support, first arrival & repatriation support, and international private insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The person appointed to this role will be expected to commence employment in person at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China in September 2023. The post will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

Full applications must be submitted via the application link here before 19 February 2023, 23:59 Beijing Time.

Full application shall include applicant’s English CV, teaching statement, publication list and 4 contacts of reference. Late submission and incomplete application would not be considered for shortlisting.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Professor Behrouz Emamizadeh, Head of the School of Mathematical Sciences, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted on-line. If you have any enquiries, please contact Recruitment Team, Email: