Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Chemical Engineering


Location:
Ningbo - China
Salary:
£35,550 to £47,722 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:
Monday, 21 May 2018
Reference:
180131

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Salary: £35,550 to £47,722 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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 University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, a pioneer in Sino-foreign tertiary education, is rapidly expanding. It is looking for ambitious, talented academics with a passion for teaching as well as research flair to join its team of science and engineering experts. UNNC is part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

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 graduated in 2014. The University expects to triple its number of engineering students to over 2,000 within the next few years. 

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes of chemical engineering, to play a lead role in original independent and collaborative research and quality publications in the areas of chemical science and technology, energy technologies, new materials, biomass processing etc.

Candidates must have a PhD degree in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline, and excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Knowledge and experience of industrial design and process safety are essential. Experience of supervising student research up to the PhD level, and experience of teaching, tutorial or laboratory work at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels in an English speaking institution are preferable.

Salary will be within the range £35,550 - £47,722 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale 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 five years starting 1 September 2018 or as soon as thereafter. 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 Philip Hall, Acting Head of Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering – The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, email: Philip.Hall@nottingham.edu.cn. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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/180131. If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: 86 574 8818 000 (Ext. 8564). Please quote ref. 180131. Closing date: 21 May 2018. 

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

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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Ningbo, 315100,China


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