Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Engineering Mathematics and Modelling

Joint School of Southwest Jiaotong University - University of Leeds

Full time, fixed term for four years

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be part of a new joint venture between South-West Jiaotong University (SWJTU) and the University of Leeds (UoL). These two universities have established a Joint School in Chengdu which will award dual degrees in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering with Transport and Computer Science. The programmes will be taught jointly in English by existing staff from SWJTU, UoL and others recruited directly for the Joint School, employed by SWJTU. The Joint School is committed to outstanding teaching and research across the natural sciences, engineering and technology.

You will be expected to teach ONE module: Engineering Mathematics and Modelling for the second and third years of the degree programmes in the Joint School, located in Chengdu, China.

Holding a PhD in Civil Engineering or a similar, appropriate discipline such as engineering, you will have excellent English language communication skills, and you will have the enthusiasm to teach at undergraduate level, with the potential to initiate, develop, and deliver high quality teaching, in English.  Experience of teaching Engineering Mathematics and Modelling at undergraduate level is essential. You will also be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to work.

While this post is fixed term for four years at present, it is possible that the role may continue beyond this point.

Your application, which will include a covering letter, a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation (including the name and contact details for your current/latest employer, whom will be contacted with your permission if you are offered the job), must reach SWJTU by the closing date of the advertised post at xiaxia@swjtu.edu.cn.

Competitive salary – 200,000-250,000rmb for the post of Lecturer;
Competitive salary – 250,000-300,000rmb for the post of Associate professor /Professor;

Informal enquiries can be made to Ms Xia Xia, Secretary in the Joint School of Southwest Jiaotong University - University of Leeds, email: xiaxia@swjtu.edu.cn and telephone: 0086-28-66367509.

The decision to appoint at the level of Lecturer and your associated salary, will be made dependent on the ability to demonstrate levels of teaching, research and leadership. Please see the person specification for further details.

Location: Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

Closing Date: 3 May 2018
Interviews are expected to be held on (TBD)

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