SCHOOL: Intelligent Finance and Business
POSITION TITLE: Dean of School
LOCATION: Taicang Campus
SALARY: Internationally competitive
ADVERTISEMENT CLOSING DATE: Open until filled; however, applications received by 31 January 2020 at 12 pm (GMT +8) will be given first consideration
JOB ID: 996011
CONTRACT TYPE: Full-time
UNIVERSITY AND DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is China’s leading Joint Venture university. Founded in 2006, it now has almost 15,000 students in China; and another 3,500 in Liverpool completing degrees. It plans to grow to about 27,000 students by 2025. The strengths of the university are in Science and Technology, as well as some professional subjects like Architecture and Business. There are currently 865 academic staff, about half of whom are not citizens of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The language of instruction, committees, and administrative work at XJTLU is English.
XJTLU is located in the Higher Education Town of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), well-connected via nearby airports to cities such as Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Taipei, and via high-speed rail to other major cities in China, including nearby Shanghai. SIP is a significant growth zone, including operations run by more than one-fifth of the Fortune 500 top global companies. Greater Suzhou is now the fourth largest concentration of economic activity in China in terms of GDP, and the SIP has been on the receiving end of both private and public investments into innovation and R&D.
About the Taicang site
XJTLU is building a new teaching site in Taicang, with the collaboration of the Taicang Municipal Government and industry partners, as part of its strategic priorities for the next ten years. Taicang is a county-level city in Greater Suzhou. The Taicang site will be a pioneer of, and educational model for, the future campus in developing talents and leaders to meet local, national, and global challenges from the 4th Industrial Revolution.
The Taicang site programmes are adopting a new higher education model based on the concept of Syntegrative Education (SE). SE is a new model that has been developed by XJTLU to address future challenges from the 4th Industrial Revolution, and is a core part of the university’s strategy for the next ten year development that stresses innovation and entrepreneurship. SE aims at training syntegrative leaders with Management skills, International perspective, Discipline-specific knowledge, and adaptability in Industry (MIDI).
The XJTLU Taicang site is directed by a Leadership team comprised of the Taicang Principal, Taicang Associate Principal, Chief Operating Officer, School Deans and Director of the Learning Mall. The Taicang Leadership Team reports through its Principal to the Executive President, who heads the Senior Management Team of XJTLU.
About the School
The School of Intelligent Finance and Business is one of the 6 – 10 industry-themed Schools in the Taicang site. Each School consists of an Education, Research and Development Institute (“ERDI”) for teaching and university-business research collaboration, a professional services centre supporting daily activities of students, staff, and business partners, and a School Affiliated Company jointly established by XJTLU and the School’s industry partner for practical on-the-job learning and teaching.
The School of Intelligent Finance and Business has been jointly developed by the International Business School of XJTLU and an industry partner – AMT, to deliver industry-themed programme(s). The partnership between XJTLU and the industry partner is non-exclusive. The first degree programme that the School has launched for the Academic Year 2019/2020 is BSc Intelligent Supply Chain.
The governance and management of the School is through a School Council, in accordance with the Charter of Taicang Site Schools and the Articles of Association of XJTLU. The School Council is chaired by the Taicang Principal, and other members include: the Chief Operating Officer of Taicang; a representative of the Industry Partner; the Dean of the School, the Chair of the School’s Steering Committee, and the Chair of the Board of Directors of the School Affiliated Company. The School Council reports to the Taicang Leadership Team. The Dean oversees the School Management Team.
About the Industry Partner
The current major partner in collaboration with XJTLU to co-develop the School of Intelligent Finance and Business is AMT.
AMT (Shanghai Qiyuan Technology Co., Ltd.) was established in 1998 and is currently a leading organisation for "Management + IT" consulting services in China. More information please see http://www.amt.com.cn/index_en.aspx .
Key Responsibilities of the Post
The Dean will be in charge of:
Salary is by negotiation and will be internationally competitive. There is a generous benefit-package including subsidies towards the costs of housing, travel, and children’s education, as well as the provision of insurance. There is also an allowance for the costs of relocation.
CITIZENSHIP AND VISA REGULATIONS:
Employment at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is regulated by Chinese Labour Laws, and must comply with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment with regard to obtaining work permits and visas. Please be advised candidates over 65 may be not eligible for PRC work visa.
Please visit our website at https://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/en/about/job-opportunity/ to submit an online application. You will be asked to upload your CV and covering letter (in English) outlining your interest in the position, and complete an Applicant Information Form and Equal Opportunities Form.
Applications should be received by the closing date stated above.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Associate Principal, Professor Stuart Perrin (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Location:||Taicang - China|
|Placed On:||10th February 2020|
|Expires:||9th April 2020|
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