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Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Computer Science (tenure track equivalent)

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Location:  Ningbo
Salary:  Salary will be within the range of £39,609 - £51,630 per annum depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Saturday 30 November 2019
Reference:  180920

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.

Applications are invited for the above posts in the School of Computer Science within the Faculty of Science & Engineering based at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. The School of Computer Science at UNNC is part of the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, UK, which is ranked among the top UK Computer Science departments ( The School at UNNC offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate computer science programmes. Supported by major research grants, the School of Computer Science at UNNC is developing strong research in areas including Big Data and Visual Analytics, Computational Intelligence, Software Implementation and Testing, and Visual Information Processing.

Computer Science at UNNC is a designated strategic area for growth in the University’s Strategic Plan. We are now looking for a world class research leader to strengthen our team of international experts. Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or closely related disciplines, together with an international reputation in research and scholarship. Strong applications in all areas of computer science will be considered. An established track record in high quality research output and the ability to attract external research funding is a distinct advantage. Teaching and tutorial experience in computer science subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution is also essential. 

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, participate in assessing and examining students, supervise PhD students, perform high quality research and obtain external research grants.

Salary will be within the range of £39,609 - £51,630 per annum depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, schooling supporthome flight, relocation & repatriation support, and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

These posts will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China for a period of up to 5 years with effect from March 2020 or thereafter as soon as possible. This contract can be extended on an indefinite basis depending on performance. 

Informal enquiries regarding these vacancies may be addressed to:

Professor Ruibin Bai (, Head of School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.  Candidates could also informally contact Professor

Jonathan Garibaldi, Head of Computer Science, University of Nottingham UK, via email:

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext. 8564.  Email:

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are during the week starting 06 January 2020, but they are subject to change.

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

Please quote ref. 180920

Closing date: 30 November 2019

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