Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics/Statistics

Ningbo - China
¥580,035 to ¥688,900
£66,211 to £78,637.94 converted salary* per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance)
Closing Date:
Monday, 7 September 2020

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 an academic position at the level of Associate Professor. The position is open to candidates with research interests in any field of Mathematics or Statistics.

The successful candidates will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars across all years of the undergraduate programmes and to supervise postgraduate research students. In addition, there are excellent opportunities for research, and the persons appointed will be expected to develop their own research activities and to play a leading role in the research activities of the School.

Displaying genuine passion and enthusiasm for scholarship, the successful candidate will foster academic leadership. You are expected to build a strong recognized research program contributing to the existing research groups within the Faculty. You are also expected to plan and lead the delivery of cutting-edge UG programmes within the School.

Salary will be within the range RMB580,035 – RMB688,900 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including employment support allowance, schooling support and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The post is available from September 2020 or as soon as 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.

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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: 181260

Closing date: 7th September 2020

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