Professor in Architectural Studies

Wuhan University - School of Urban Design

Position:

Professor, delivering teaching to students of Wuhan University-University of Dundee Double Degree Program in Architectural Studies

Requirement :

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in Architecture (Theory, Technology, History, Architectural Design or Urban Design) with a current Associate Professor or Assistant Professor position in an university of high standing. Applicants are required to teach lessons in English.

Salary:

550,000 RMB (including tax) per year plus 200,000 RMB start-up research funds. If the applicant is successfully enrolled in Chinese Overseas Top Level Talents (known as “The Thousand Talents Program) via Wuhan University, there will be more benefits and an extra 2,000,000-3,000,000 RMB start-up research fund.

WHU-UoD Double Degree Program Information:

The WHU-UoD Undergraduate Double Degree Program in Architectural Studies was approved by the Ministry of Education of China in March 2013, regulated by both universities and operated by WHU School of Urban Design and UoD Architecture and Urban Planning. The students of the program take a series of compulsory and elective courses delivered by both WHU faculty and visiting lecturers of UoD during the first 4 years in Wuhan University before going to the University of Dundee for the last year’s capstone modules. As of June 2018, the program has admitted 5 classes with 164 students in total. Over the years, the staff of both universities have worked collaboratively for effective management and desirable teaching plans. The courses designed by WHU and UOD, together with co-developed ones constitute an advanced system that aims for architecture talents with critical thinking, creativity and international horizon.

Working Environment:

Currently, there are around 10 academic staff of University of Dundee visiting Wuhan University every year. You will work with the UoD teaching team which is stationed in Wuhan for two months every semester. This, together with 2 full-time teachers from the U.S. and other WHU teachers with overseas learning or working experiences and high proficiency in English has created an international and open-minded working environment. It is full of fun and pleasure.

University and City Information:

Wuhan University is honored as the "Most Beautiful University in China" and  ranked top 10 in China by most university rankings. Wuhan is the largest and most developed city in central China. It boasts beautiful landscape with the greatest number of lakes and rivers among all Chinese cities. Wuhan is renowned for its premium quality education and scientific research, having a large number of universities and research institutions as well as the largest population of college students in the world. It has established close relationship with western countries since the middle of the 19th century. The city where France, UK, USA and South Korea have a consulate has became more international in the past few years, opening direct flights to major European, North American and Asian cities including Paris, London, Rome, San Francisco, Tokyo and Seoul.

Application procedure:

Applicants are required to send their CVs, portfolios and other supporting materials to 1625653202@qq.com or yzzvzhang@dundee.ac.uk. This post is on a rolling basis. Qualified applicants will be notified of interview or trial teaching in due course after initial review.

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

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