University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Professor in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Salary: We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential.                           

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 8,000 in just 20 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 Nottinghams Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy. 

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) seeks to fill an academic position at the level of professor. 

The Department of Mathematical Sciences currently runs two degree programmes, which lead successful graduates to University of Nottingham degrees in BSc Honours Mathematics with Applied Mathematics and BSc Honours Statistics. Some of our students spend the last two years of education in Nottingham, UK, but most of them graduate in Ningbo, China. All our teaching is delivered in English, which is the academic working language of the university. 

About You

The person appointed will be expected to supervise postgraduate research students, to conduct their own research and to play a leading role in the research activities of the Department. 

We seek to appoint an articulate teacher, with international experience of teaching mathematics in English, as the successful candidate will be expected to teach modules offered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences. 

The position is open to candidates that are internationally renowned for their research with a strong record of publications in journals that are highly regarded by the Australian Mathematical Society. Applicants must have successfully supervised at least four PhD students to completion. Applicants will currently hold a professor rank or ideally have at least five years of experience at reader/associate professor rank. 

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support 

This is a permanent post that you will be offered a fixed term contract initially of 5years with University of Nottingham Ningbo China with effect from August 2024 or as soon as thereafter. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We offer international highly competitive salary package and you will have a range of benefits and entitlements, including accommodation allowance, insurances, schooling support, home flight, relocation  repatriation support, and paid annual leave. You will be offered a wider range of Chinese talent schemes application opportunities based on the eligibility of application. 

How to Apply 

Applicants are invited to submit their applications by 23:59 Beijing Time, 21 April 2024, which should include the following:

  • A cover letter
  • An up-to-date CV
  • A publication list
  • A statement of teaching philosophy giving evidence of teaching excellencea research statement indicating your planned research activities as part of our department

Informal enquiries may be addressed to ProfessorBehrouz Emamizadeh, Head of Department of Mathematical Sciences at email:

If you are unable to apply online, please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000  8998, Email:

Review of Applications 

The academic recruitment campaign will initially run from 11 March 2024 to 21 April 2024.

Review of applications is ongoing and shortlisted applicants will be invited for recruitment interviews.