Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Building Services Engineering


Location:
Ningbo - China
Salary:
£35,550 to £47,722 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Reference:
UNNC508X1A

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 13 years.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is one of the newest at the University but is expected to become one of the biggest as the University rolls out its detailed, long term plans. The University expects to triple its number of science and engineering students to over 3,000 within the next few years. The first crop of UNNC science and engineering students began to graduate in 2012 and Master of Science degrees will be offered in a range of subjects in the near future.

Applications are invited for the above post in the Faculty of Science & Engineering which is one of the newest divisions at the University but is expected to become one of the biggest as the University rolls out its detailed, long term plans. The first intake of UNNC engineering students was graduated in 2012 and a number of Master of Science degrees is offering and will be offered in a range of subjects in the near future.   

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of Architecture, Built Environment, Civil Engineering and Building Information Modelling, to play a lead role in collaborative research projects and conduct ongoing original research and publications in the areas of architectural environment engineering.

Candidates must hold a CIBSE recognised (or equivalent) degree and PhD in Building Services Engineering. Evidence of ability to conduct research at an international level is essential and the ability to attract funding for major research projects is a distinct advantage. Experience of teaching and tutorial or laboratory work at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution is also essential. It is expected that applicants will have a successful track record in building services engineering design practice, or a well-defined research agenda, and that they will be able to substantially contribute to the preparation and delivery of teaching in the following areas:

Salary will be within the range of £35,550 - £47,722 per annum depending on skills 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.

This post is available from beginning of Spring Semester in February 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of up to five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

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

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr. Ali Cheshmehzangi (Ali.Cheshmehzangi@nottingham.edu.cn), Head of Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China.

Please be advised that 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/UNNC508X1A  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 574 8818 0000 (ext. 8734).  Please quote ref. UNNC508X1A  Closing date: 28 November 2017

For other vacancies and more about working at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China please see: http://www.universityjobsinchina.com/

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

199 Taikang East Road,
Ningbo, 315100,China


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