Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in Marine Environment
Closing Date: Open till filled
Job Type: Research & Teaching
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Engineering
Location: Ningbo China
Salary & Benefits: Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.
As a major coastal city in China, marine management is a strategic area of development to the city.Join us in this highly potential portfolio and support the development of the community.
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 7,000 in just 12 years.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead a high profile research team in one or more of the following themes: coastal hazards; marine resource management; water resources and flood risk management in coastal cities. The successful candidate will lead the Environmental Science theme within the International Academy of Marine Economy and Technology (IAMET). In particular, the successful candidate will be expected to deliver strong and impactful research output and secure significant external research funding to enable the university achieve the targets of its ambitious Strategy 2020 plan. Candidates should have achieved and sustained an international reputation in research, and have a track record of leadership and management of research teams.
Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience. 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 up to five years starting 1 March 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.
How to Apply
Informal enquires and application shall be addressed to Professor Tao Wu firstname.lastname@example.org , Director of New Material Institute and Dean of Faculty of Science and Engineering. The ideal application will include a cover letter, resume, a full list of research outcomes and a brief working plan with output for the next five years.
Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China.
Please quote ref. UNNC473
The closing date for an initial review of applicants will be Thursday 23 February 2017. The post will remain open until filled.