Associate Professor in Mechatronics Engineering

Ningbo - China
£51,630 to £61,618 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance)
Closing Date:
Friday, 30 November 2018

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Salary: £51,630 to £61,618 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Join a unique British University in China. The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open in China. This award-winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of nearly 8,000 in just 14 years. Ningbo in Zhejiang, China is a rapidly growing, modern city with more than six million people and a 7,000 year history allowing visitors to embrace both an exciting and culturally stimulating city. Known as one of China’s most livable and prosperous cities, Ningbo is connected by high speed rail and an international airport making it an ideal location from which to explore China and Eastern Asia. The city has abundant green parks and is surrounded by picturesque mountains and natural lakes. Ningbo lies across the Hangzhou Bay from Shanghai and is one hour by train to the scenic city of Hangzhou.

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has a strong globalization agenda and is strongly linked between the UK, Malaysian and China campuses. The curriculum and degrees awarded from all three University of Nottingham campuses are equivalent. From the 2019 QS World University Rankings, the University of Nottingham is ranked 82nd in the world. The University of Nottingham is also highly ranked in employer reputation being in the top 100 universities in the world and the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering was rank #1 in the UK in the Guardian League Tables.

For the role of Associate Professor in Mechatronics, it is required that the candidate have expertise in a technology field of direct relevance to Mechatronics Engineering with domain knowledge of electronic, mechanical, computing and control engineering. Candidates with strong research and teaching records and possessing outstanding English skills are encouraged to apply.

Salary will be within the range of £51,630 to £61,618 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 enquiries may be addressed to: Professor Jim Greer, Li Dak Sum Chair in Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices & Head of Department, University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus. Email:  (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.

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If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: +86 574 8818 0000 (ext.8564).   

Please quote ref. 180323 Closing date: 30 November 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

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