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Position: Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Foundational Mathematics
Institution: Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University
Location: Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Duties: Deliver lectures of Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics and mathematical modelling in English to UG Year 1 students; Undertake appropriate research, including scientific research in mathematical sciences and pedagogical research in the teaching of university mathematics; Provide administrative service to the department and university committees
Requirements: A PhD degree in mathematics or a closely aligned discipline is required; Ideally few years of teaching/research experience at a university or equivalent after completion of PhD degree; Publications record in an area of expertise; Good communication skills and strong team player; High sense of responsibility; Fluency in English
   
Text: JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page. Loading... Skip to Main Content Career Opportunities: Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Foundational Mathematics (1749) Requisition ID 1749 - Posted - School of Science  Job Description Print Preview Apply Save Job Return to List POSITION OVERVIEW DEPARTMENT: Department of Foundational Mathematics ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE: Foundational Mathematics POSITION TITLE: Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor LOCATION: Suzhou Campus SALARY: Salary is based on experience and qualification. The scales for the salary are: • Associate Professor: 36,127 - 38,967RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 42,705RMB based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in the post). • Assistant Professor: 29,046 - 31,993RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 35,588RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in the post). • Lecturer: 23,150- 25,594/month (with the opportunity to go to 28,615RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in the post) POSITION OPEN DATE: Open till filled ADVERTISEMENT CLOSING DATE: 31st September 2021 JOB ID: 1749 CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed-Term/3-year contract, renewable. 3rd contract is open-ended UNIVERSITY AND DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW: Located in Suzhou, China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a young, dynamic and EMI university founded in 2006, and is a unique collaborative institution and first joint-venture university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees for more than 100 programmes. XJTLU also aims to become truly research-led and has committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of master’s and PhD student numbers on campus. The university has over 18,000 students and nearly 1000 academic staff representing in excess of 90 nationalities. For detailed information about the university, please visit www.xjtlu.edu.cn Department Overview The Department of Foundational Mathematics is responsible for the delivery of mathematics teaching to Year 1 students. The Department has formed a highly professional team of teaching staff which consists of well-trained PhD’s from Western and Chinese first-rate universities, and some renowned senior professors with rich teaching experience. The Department of Foundational Mathematics invites strong applications for these positions to begin as soon as possible. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: We are looking for future colleagues who can 1. Deliver lectures of Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics and mathematical modelling in English to UG Year 1 students. 2. Undertake appropriate research, including scientific research in mathematical sciences and pedagogical research in the teaching of university mathematics. 3. Provide administrative service to the department and university committees. QUALIFICATIONS PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Preference will be given to applicants who have shown outstanding promise in research and teaching. It is important to note that a successful applicant must be able to teach in English as XJTLU’s working and instructional language is English. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: • A PhD degree in mathematics or a closely aligned discipline is required. • Ideally few years of teaching/research experience at a university or equivalent after completion of PhD degree. • Publications record in an area of expertise. • Good communication skills and strong team player. • High sense of responsibility. • Fluency in English. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: • Strong knowledge/experience in international higher education. COMPENSATION PACKAGE: Members of Academic Staff are entitled to subsidies for accommodation, travel, and children’s educational, medical insurance, and a one-time relocation allowance is provided. Overseas staff may receive a tax “holiday,” depending on nationality and personal circumstances. Members of Academic Staff are entitled to subsidies for accommodation, travel, and children’s educational, medical insurance, and a one-time relocation allowance is provided. Overseas staff may receive a tax “holiday,” depending on nationality and personal circumstances. 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. TO APPLY: Please submit your applications online https://career15.sapsf.cn/career?career_company=xjtlu Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes 3 parts in the order of: A cover letter A current CV, including date of birth, country of citizenship, and highest degree level Contact details for three references For specific enquiries relating to the position, please email Head of Department Dr. Rui Zhang at rui.zhang02@xjtlu.edu.cn. Informal enquiries may be addressed to HR at Mengdie.Sun@xjtlu.edu.cn. Please quote the position and job ID (1749) in your enquiry. 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