|Location:||Suzhou - China|
|Placed On:||29th November 2022|
|Expires:||28th January 2023|
School: School of Science
Contract Type: Fixed-term, renewable. 3rd contract is open-ended
In 2006 Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) was created by the University of Liverpool and Xi’an Jiaotong University – a top ten university in China. Offering a unique international education experience, XJTLU brings together excellent research practice and expertise from both institutions and gives students the skills and knowledge they need to secure careers in a global marketplace. XJTLU now has over 25,000 enrolled students in both Suzhou and Liverpool in the UK, with plans to grow to about 28,000 students by 2025. There are currently about 2,000 staff, among which about 1,000 academic staff, with an almost even split between citizens of the People’s Republic of China and international passport holders. XJTLU offers our undergraduates and postgraduates over 100 programmes with a diverse spectrum of courses.
XJTLU is entering a new and exciting phase of its development as part of its strategic priorities for the next ten years. Adopting a new higher education model based on the concept of Syntegrative Education (SE), XJTLU is currently opening a new Entrepreneurial Education site in Taicang, part of wider Suzhou, where the Entrepreneur College (Taicang) is located. The Taicang site will be a pioneer of, and educational model for, the future campus in addressing challenges arising from the 4th Industrial Revolution. Other new initiatives include new working partnerships with Xi’an Jiaotong University, the continued development of the four new Academies, and exploration of further potential locations to develop the SE model.
With a focus on innovative learning and teaching, and research, XJTLU draws on the strengths of its parent universities, and plays a pivotal role in facilitating access to China for UK and other institutional partners. At same time, XJTLU is exploring future education by blending the educational theory, best practice and culture from west and east.
For detailed information about the university, please visit www.xjtlu.edu.cn.
Through research, education and community engagement, the Health and Environmental Sciences Department at XJTLU seeks to discover, investigate, and solve complex environmental and health problems that affect humans in a rapidly changing urban and rural environments. The department research and teaching emphasis areas are in ecology and environmental pollution with 21 academic staff positions, currently 1 open position and 15 staff hired within the last 4 years.
Applications are invited for a position at either assistant or associate professor level in Environmental Science in the Department of Ecology and Health and Environmental Sciences at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University.
The position is 40% research, 40% teaching and 20% service. Initial appointment is on a 3-year contract and is equivalent to a tenure track position. Research expertise can be in any basic or applied area of environmental science. The successful appointees will teach courses in Environmental Science according to current and future Departmental needs. HES has current teaching needs in environmental chemistry.
The successful applicant is required to have a PhD or equivalent degree in Environmental Science or a related field relevant to environmental sciences and appropriate research and teaching experience to be appointed as Assistant/Associate Professor. English is the instruction language at XJTLU.
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 a work visa in the P.R. China.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
SALARY: Competitive salary in the market
1. Allowance: XJTLU provide various month/annual/one-off allowances as
2. Commercial insurance: international insurance plans customized for XJTLU staff and family members. (details refer to the University Policy)
3. Paid holidays:
4. Working visa and residence permit in China:
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your application on our university, by clicking the ‘Apply’ button.
Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes 5 parts in the order of:
Applications should be received by the closing date stated above. Informal enquiries about the positions and the department may be addressed to Head of the Search Committee, Dr. Johannes Knops (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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