UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM NINGBO CHINA

Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Location
Ningbo, China
Salary
£34,956 - £46,924
Posted
28 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2017
Ref
UNNC453X2
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Closing Date Friday, 31st March 2017
Job Type Research & Teaching
Department Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China
Salary Salary will be within the range of £34,956 - £46,924 per annum depending on qualifications and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance).

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.

Applications are invited for the above posts in the School of Computer Science within the Faculty of Science & Engineering based at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. 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 (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/computerscience/). 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, Software Implementation and Testing, and Visual Information Processing.

Computer Science at UNNC is a designated strategic area for growth in the University’s Strategy 2020 Plan. We are now looking for world class computer scientists to strengthen our team of international experts. Candidates must have a PhD (or very near to complete) in computer science or closely related disciplines, together with an excellent track record in research and scholarship. Strong applications in all areas of computer science will be considered. An established track record in high quality publications 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 candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching 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 £34,956 - £46,924 per annum depending on qualifications and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). 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 5 years with effect from 31 August 2017.  This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement, subject to revised terms and conditions.

ALL applicants are required to formally apply online (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies) for the position.

Informal enquiries regarding these vacancies may be addressed to:

Professor Guoping Qiu, Head of School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. Email: guoping.qiu@nottingham.edu.cn  Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.  Applications must be submitted on-line. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Jobs/CurrentVacancies/ref/UNNC453X2If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 8818 0000 (Ext. 6126).  Please quote ref. UNNC453X2.  Closing date: 31 March 2017

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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