Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Ningbo, China
24 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 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 9,000 in just 19 years.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Computer Science within the Faculty of Science & Engineering based at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC). 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 research excellence in areas including Big Data and Visual Analytics, Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, Software Implementation and Testing, and their applications in manufacturing, transport, healthcare and others.

We are now looking for a world class research scientist 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. 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 UNNC’s teaching excellence 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.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 429,906 to RMB 566,105 per annum before tax, depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale 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 from 1st August 2023 or as soon as thereafter. The post will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of up to 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 March 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 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 have any enquiries, please contact Recruitment Team, Email:

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