Teaching Fellows/Professors in Computer Science, Flexi Contract

South China University of Technology - International School of Advanced materials (ISAM)

South China University of Technology (SCUT, Guangzhou) invites applications for opening positions of Teaching Fellows/Professors of the newly established International School of Advanced Materials (ISAM).

About South China University of Technology:
SCUT is one of China's top 39 universities supported by Project 985. In Feb 2016, MOE of China started a "dual first class" strategy on establishing world-class universities and first-class disciplines. Material Science and Engineering is one of the disciplines selected by MOE for the "dual first class" project. SCUT has cultivated a State Key Laboratory, a National Engineering Research Centre, two Key Laboratories of MOE, and four Key Laboratories of Guangdong Province. http://en.scut.edu.cn/

About The International School of Advanced Materials:
The School is a part of the Network of International Centres for Education in China (NICE). NICE supports universities in establishing their own international schools by introducing international faculty members led by an internationally renowned dean, as well as a set of special academic policies that encourage international collaborations.

The academic strength of the ISAM is further supported by the ample shared resources with the School of Materials Science and Engineering (SMSE). In 2014, SMSE had more than 300 SCI papers published in top journals including Science, Nat. Photonics, Adv. Mater, etc. It also obtained scientific research fund of about 20 million USD annually and 120 patents in 2016. http://www.scut.edu.cn/smse/

About Oxford Interlink:
Oxford Interlink Ltd has been helping professional skill training, enhancing educational understanding and cultural exchange between China and the UK. We are specialised in forging partnerships between the two nations. In this particular mission, Oxford-Interlink is engaged with SCUT to source excellent Teaching Fellows/Professors.

Job Description and Qualifications:
We are seeking to appoint Teaching Fellows/Professors in Computer Science. Candidates are expected to have Master or PhD degree in Computer Science or related disciplines, with experience in the innovative delivery of teaching to undergraduate-level students.

The post holders will act as one of the key liaison points with undergraduate students and work with the school to develop and deliver a contemporary curriculum to undergraduate students (Y3.-Y3). The main duties associated with the post are as follows:

  • Course delivery for selected courses in Computer, including (but not limited to): Computer Network Technology and Application, Object-oriented Programming.
  • Contribution to the academic administration.
  • Supervision and assessment of BSc student projects.
  • Helping the School improve its engagement with industry and enhance students' employability.
  • Supporting and growing key international partner/s.

Contract type:

  • Flexi contract: at least one month, long term contract is preferred.
  • Can be extended to three years or a permanent position

Location: Guangzhou, China

Salary and benefit:
The whole package includes:

  • salary of RMB 400,000 — 1,500,000 per annum or pro rata, negotiable according to the applicants' background and will not be lower than the applicant’s most recent salary.
  • a return ticket between the UK and China
  • meal allowance
  • accommodation allowance

Start Date: from 1st September 203.6

Closing Date: rolling application

How to Apply for the Job:
Applicants will be required to send a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of teaching interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), and CV as part of application. Applications should be emailed to china@oxford-interlink.com.

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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