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Dean of Division of Science and Technology

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC)

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) is located in Zhuhai, one of the most environmental-friendly cities in China, with Hong Kong to the east and Macao to the south. UIC, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, fluent in both English and Chinese, with knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large. UIC offers undergraduate courses with English as the medium of instruction from four academic Divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Culture & Creativity. As from this academic year, UIC starts to offer Research and Taught Postgraduate Programme leading to MPhil and PhD degrees as well as taught Master awards.

UIC now invites candidates for the following position which is expected to be filled in September 2019:

Dean of Division of Science and Technology (Ref: DST190209)

The Division of Science and Technology (DST) aims to provide comprehensive professional training for students, while attach great importance to their all-around development in social consciousness and self-cultivation. The Division offers the seven Honours Degree Programmes: Applied Psychology, Computer Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Financial Mathematics, Food Science and Technology, Statistics and Data Science. 

The appointee should be a visionary leader and distinguished scholar, who is eligible for faculty appointment as a full professor, preferably in one or more of the Division’s teaching fields (Computer/Information Science, Food Science, Mathematics and Statistics Science). S/he reports to the President/Vice-President (Academic Affairs) and is a key member of the Senior Management Team of the College, contributing to the advancement of UIC. S/he is required to provide effective academic leadership for: (1) execution of all divisional initiatives and planning; (2) facilitation of academic and administrative development by providing effective guidance in all aspects of the Division’s academic programmes, research endeavors, and community outreach activities.

The candidate should have a PhD degree with substantial managerial and leadership experience with broad vision and strategic foresight as well as a strong commitment to the promotion and implementation of liberal arts education. It is highly preferred that the candidates are familiar with the education system in Mainland China and bilingual in both English and Chinese.

Appointment Terms

Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two or three years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and medical insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures

Please send your application by emailing to recruit@uic.edu.hk. Application should include a curriculum vitae and a completed “Job Application Form” which can be downloaded from http://web.uic.edu.hk/en/hr/job-opportunities/application-procedure. Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number. The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidate is identified or to make an appointment by invitation. 

Closing Date: 11 April, 2019

Location: Zhuhai - China
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th March 2019
Closes: 11th April 2019
Job Ref: DST190209
 
   
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