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Associate Professor in Computer Science

Ningbo, China
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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 20 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.

About the School/Department

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 strong research 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.

About You

The position holder will teach core undergraduate and postgraduate computer science subjects, develop undergraduate and postgraduate computer science curriculums, perform world-class research and publish academic papers in prestigious international journals and conferences, supervise PhD students and postdoctoral researchers, obtain research grants and perform administrative duties as required.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

Successful candidate will be offered a fixed-term contract for up to 5 years, which may be extended by mutual agreement. Salary will be within the range of RMB 620,374 to RMB 762,597 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance) and you will have a range of benefits and entitlements, including accommodation allowance, insurances, schooling support, home flight, relocation & repatriation support, and paid annual leave. 

How to Apply

Applicants are invited to submit their applications via the application link by 23:59 Beijing Time, 4 March 2024, which should include the following:

  • a cover letter
  • an up-to-date CV
  • a publication list
  • A statement of teaching philosophy giving evidence of teaching excellence
  • A research statement indicating your planned research activities as part of our department  

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Ruibin Bai, Head of School of Computer Science at email: If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000 – 8998, Email:

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