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Lecturer /Associate Professor /Professor in Computer Science

Joint School of Southwest Jiaotong University - University of Leeds - School of Information Science and Technology

(Full time, fixed term for four years)

The SWJTU-Leeds Joint School is a new joint venture between Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) and the University of Leeds (UoL). The Joint School in Chengdu will award dual degrees in Computer Science, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and in Civil Engineering with Transport. The programmes are jointly taught in English by existing staff from SWJTU, UoL and others recruited directly for the Joint School, employed by SWJTU. The Joint School is committed to outstanding teaching and research across the natural sciences, engineering and technology.

The Joint School invites applications for the position of Lecturer /Associate professor /Professor in Computer Science.

The field of this position addresses Distributed Systems, Parallel Computation, Mobile Application Development, and Computer Networks.

The successful applicant may be appointed to a Lecturer /Associate professor /Professor, depending on his or her qualifications and career stage. The initial duration of this appointment is four years. It is possible to continue beyond this point.

The appointee will teach in the above mentioned areas in the Joint School, located in Chengdu, China. Holding a PhD in Computer Science or similar, the appointee shall have excellent English language communication skills, and enthusiasm to teach at undergraduate level, with the potential to initiate, develop, and deliver high quality teaching, in English. Experience of teaching at undergraduate level is essential. High-level qualifications in scientific research are expected along with the capability to carry out research-based teaching.

The appointee will also be expected to engage actively in research in relevant areas. The research activities will be based in but not restricted to the School of Information Science and Technology. It is possible to have an adjunct professorship dependent on the capacity of the appointee.

Your application, which will include a covering letter, a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation (including the name and contact details for your current/latest employer, whom will be contacted with your permission if you are offered the job), must reach SWJTU by the closing date of the advertised post at

Salary: Competitive salary – 250,000-300,000rmb for the post of Lecturers

Competitive salary – 300,000-400,000rmb for the post of Associate professor /Professor

Informal enquiries can be made to Ms Xia Xia, Secretary in the Joint School of Southwest Jiaotong University - University of Leeds, email: and telephone: 0086-28-66367509.

The level of appointment and the associated salary, will be made dependent on the ability to demonstrate levels of teaching, research and leadership. 


Research-related enquiries can be made to Dr Huanlai Xing, School of Information Science and Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University, email:

Location: Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

Closing Date: (TBD)

Location: Chengdu - China
Salary: ¥250,000 to ¥400,000
£28,550 to £45,680 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th September 2019
Expires: 19th November 2019
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