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Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics/Statistics

Ningbo, China
620374 RMB to 762597 RMB per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

Job Details

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 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.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) seeks to fill an academic position at the level of associate professor.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences currently runs two degree programmes, which lead successful graduates to University of Nottingham degrees in BSc Honours Mathematics with Applied Mathematics and BSc Honours Statistics. Some of our students spend the last two years of education in Nottingham, UK, but most of them graduate in Ningbo, China. All our teaching is delivered in English, which is the academic working language of the university.

About You

The person appointed will be expected to supervise postgraduate research students, to conduct their own research and to play a leading role in the research activities of the Department. The position is open to candidates with research interests in any field of Applied Mathematics or Statistics with a strong record of publications in journals that are highly regarded by the Australian Mathematical Society.

We seek to appoint an articulate teacher, with international experience of teaching mathematics in English, as the successful candidate will be expected to teach modules offered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Applicants will currently hold a senior lecturer/reader/associate professor rank or have at least five years of experience at lecturer/assistant professor rank.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

The 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 here:  by 23:59 Beijing Time, 26 May 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 Behrouz Emamizadeh, Head of Department of Mathematical Sciences at email: If you are unable to apply online, please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000 – 8998, Email:


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