Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in Computer Science


Location:
Ningbo
Salary:
Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:
Friday, 19 May 2017
Reference:
UNNC475

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 a world class research leader to strengthen our team of international experts. Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or closely related disciplines, together with an international reputation in research and scholarship. Strong applications in all areas of computer science will be considered. An established track record in high quality research output and the ability to attract external research funding is essential. Teaching and tutorial experience in computer science subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution is also essential.

Applications are welcomed from candidates with interests in any area of Computer Science, and in particular from those with interests in Health or Medical Informatics or other areas related to Evidence-Based Heath Care. The successful candidate will be expected to provide strong research leadership in Computer Science and 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 is negotiable depending on skills and experience and will be within the professorial range. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

We will help successful candidate applying for various talent schemes such as Ningbo’s 3315 individual talent award, Zhejiang 1000 talent individual award and the national 1000 talent award. These awards come with very attractive supporting packages to help settling down in China and to carry out world class research.

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 1 September 2017.  This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement, subject to revised terms and conditions. 

How to Apply
Informal enquires and applications shall be addressed to Professor Guoping Qiu, Head of School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. Email: guoping.qiu@nottingham.edu.cn. 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. UNNC475

The closing date for an initial review of applicants will be Friday 19th May 2017. The post will remain open until filled.

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

“As the first Sino-foreign collaborative University, The University of Nottingham China (UNNC) has just passed its successful first decade with high-quality graduates, excellent teaching and a fast growing research portfolio. The University is located in Ningbo, one of the most vibrant and liveable coastal cities in China. You will find at UNNC a warm welcome and many exciting opportunities for professional and personal development.”

Professor Chris Rudd

Provost and Pro-Vice Chancellor
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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