Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics/Statistics

Ningbo - China
£52,560 to £62,727 depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance)
Closing Date:
Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

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. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 15 years.

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.

The School of Mathematical Sciences at University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) seeks to fill one academic position at the level of Associate Professor. The position is open to candidates with research interests in any field of Mathematics or Statistics.

Successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate Applied Mathematics/Statistics programmes and to supervise undergraduate dissertations. The people appointed will also be expected to conduct ongoing original research for publication and contribute to the research activities of the School.

Candidates must have a PhD 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.The role holder would be expected to make a significant leadership impact both at the University and in their own research area. 

Salary will be within the range of £52,560 to £62,727, depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, schooling support, home flight, relocation & repatriation support, and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The posts are available from September 2020 or thereafter and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of up to five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Professor Behrouz Emamizadeh, Head of the School of Mathematical Sciences, email:

Please 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: 180960&PostingSeq=1

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8564). Email:

Please quote reference: 180960                       

Closing date: 31 December 2019

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