Professor in Applied Mathematics/Statistics

Ningbo - China
Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:
Monday, 18 June 2018

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.

The School of Mathematical Sciences at University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) seeks to fill one academic position at the level of Professor. We are particularly interested in mathematicians and statisticians whose expertise complements the existing research areas in the School. However, the positions are open to candidates with research interests in any the field of Mathematics, Statistics, or related areas, and all applications received before the deadline will be considered. Applicants will be internationally renowned for their research with a strong record of highly regarded publications and attracting research grants.

The candidates must have an outstanding record of research, and be well-accomplished teachers who are able to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses including Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Mathematical Analysis, Probability and Statistics, and Numerical Analysis. Candidates must have prior student supervision experience which is clearly verified in their application package. All Mathematics and Statistics courses at UNNC are taught in English.

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on skills and experience. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

This post is available from 1 September 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.

For further information about the exciting developments at The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China and the Faculty of Science & Engineering in particular, please refer to the further details for this post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Associate Professor Behrouz Emamizadeh, Head of School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, email:  Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

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If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext.8564. Email: 

Please quote ref. 180044                           Closing date: 18 June 2018

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“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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