Professor/Associate Professor in Statistics/Probability

Ningbo - China
Competitive Salary
Closing Date:
Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is seeking to recruit a high calibre researcher with a proven record in Statistics/Probability!

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About You

About Us

Join a unique British University in China.  University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Located in Ningbo, this award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 8,000 in just 15 years.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is one of the newest 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 science and engineering students to over 3,000 within the next few years. The first crop of UNNC science and engineering students began to graduate in 2012 and Master of Science degrees will be offered in a range of subjects in the near future.

The School of Mathematical Sciences has the ambition to bring the level of its existing statistics group to a level of international recognition over a period of 5 years. In pursuing this goal, we are looking to appoint a Professor in statistics/probability with expertise in one of the areas of Applied Probability, Stochastic Analysis, Medical Statistics or Data Science. The successful candidate will have an excellent track record of publications in the relevant leading journals, experience of supervising UG and PG students, excellent teaching skills evidenced by student evaluations or peer observations, the ability to teach across a range of mathematics/statistics subjects, the ability to acquire research grants, excellent English language verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact with and effectively lead the junior staff.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

This is a permanent post that you will be offered a fixed term contract initially of up to 5 years with University of Nottingham Ningbo China with effect from September 2020 or as soon as thereafter. This contract can be extended on an indefinite basis based on mutual agreement. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential. You will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including accommodation allowance, insurances, and schooling support, home flight, relocation & repatriation support, paid annual leave. Eligible successful candidate will be invited for applications for key talent projects in China in priority with reward of research funding and opportunities from Government if application successful.   

How to Apply

Applicants should submit an application via our on-line application system before 31 December 2019 and via the apply button on this adevrt. 

Only on-line applications made at ( will be accepted. 

You would need to specify which level (Professor or Associate Professor) you are applying for in the application form. Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.


Informal enquiries regarding these vacancies may be addressed to Professor Behrouz Emamizadeh, Head of School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, email:

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 88181454, Email:

Equality and Diversity

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. It is our intention to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age*, socio-economic background, disability, religious or political beliefs, trade union membership, family circumstances, sexual orientation or other irrelevant distinction.

To learn more about working and living in China, please visit:

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

199 Taikang East Road,
Ningbo, 315100,China

T. +86(0)574 8818 0000