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Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Product Design and Manufacture

University of Nottingham Ningbo China – Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Join a unique British University in China.The 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 9,000 in just 20 years.The 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 Nottinghams Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy. 

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to supervise undergraduate and masters dissertations. The person appointed will be expected to conduct original research in appropriate fields and play a lead role in collaborative research projects, leading to high quality publications and grant income. The successful candidate will also be expected to assist with the administration of the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering and the Faculty of Science and Engineering in general and thus contribute to the Departments growth in the field of Product Design and Manufacture. 

This post is related to the teaching of undergraduate/postgraduate courses in the field of Product Design and Manufacture. The teaching content will cover aspects related to various product design and industrial design. The successful candidate will be expected to have extensive research experience and expertise in Industrial Design and Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Product Design. The successful candidate will be expected to join the Advanced Intelligent Manufacturing Research Group (AIMRG) which is a leading, research group in the areas ofsmart manufacturing processes for high-value industries (e.g. aerospace, automotive, energy materials, various reactors for reactive manufacturing processes, multiphase flows, chemical reactors, medical devices, optical systems, high precision moulding), controllable production processes for energy materials, intelligent supervision and control of manufacturing processes to enable high-throughput of high-value products with minimum defects and energy wastage, automated and flexible manufacturing production systems. 

Candidates must have a PhD degree in a relevant engineering discipline, preferable in industrial design and mechanical engineering, design and manufacture, and excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Experience of supervising PhD and Master students and experience of teaching, tutorial or laboratory work at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English speaking institution are preferable. 

Salary will be within the range of RMB439,794 to RMB579,126 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments. 

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo China for a period of five years starting on 1 June 2024 or the date as earlier as possible. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement. 

Full application shall include applicants English CV, teaching statement, publication list and 4 contacts of reference. Late submission and incomplete application would not be considered for shortlisting. Full applications must be submittedvia the application link herebefore 18 February 2024, 23:59 Beijing Time. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Professor Xiaogang Yang, Head of School, email: xiaogang.yang@nottingham.edu.cn

Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. If you are unable to apply on-line, please contact Recruitment Team, email: Job@nottingham.edu.cn 

Location: Ningbo - China
Salary: ¥439,794 to ¥579,126
£49,542.79 to £65,238.54 converted salary* per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th January 2024
Closes: 18th February 2024
Job Ref: 183537
 
   
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