Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics/Statistics

Ningbo - China
£35,550 to £47,722 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance)
Closing Date:
Sunday, 30 September 2018

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Location: Ningbo

Salary: Salary will be within the range of £35,550 to £47,722 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance).

Closing Date: Sunday 30 September 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 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 University expects to triple its number of engineering students to over 3,000 within the next few years.The first intake of UNNC engineering students graduated in 2012 and Master of Science degrees 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 Statistics/Applied Mathematics programmes and to supervise undergraduate dissertations. They are especially expected to teach the modules in Statistics/Applied Mathematics. The person appointed will also be expected to conduct ongoing original research for publication and play a lead role in collaborative research projects.

Candidates must have a PhD (or close to completion) in a relevant discipline. Experience of teaching and tutorial work in relevant subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution is also preferable.

Salary will be within the range of £35,550 to £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 February 2019. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Associate Professor Behrouz Emamizadeh, Head of the School of Mathematical Sciences, email: note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.Applications must be submitted on-line.

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:

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. 180304 Closing date: 30 September 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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