Associate Professor in Life Science and Healthcare/Senior Investigator
Friday, 9th July 2021
Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China
580035 RMB to 688900 RMB per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) invites applications for the
Research Centre for Life Science and Healthcare, part of Nottingham Ningbo
China Beacons of Excellence Research and Innovation Institute (CBI). This is
an exciting opportunity to participate in Beacons of Excellence global
research initiative by The University of Nottingham, spearhead research
strategy development and join a world class team from the ground up at a new
research institution strongly supported by UNNC and the Ningbo government, as
well as take advantage of the opportunities in collaborations between industry
and academia, and funding agencies in China offered by this great platform.
Reporting to the Head of Research Centre for Life Science and Healthcare, The
role holder will be expected to make a significant impact within the Research
Centre and play a key role in the research of Life Science and Healthcare.
The incumbent will be tasked with the following responsibilities:
Research Development: Act as a key member on major research projects
within the Research Centre for Life Science and Healthcare. Investigate
and devise new research methods, generate new research approaches and
contribute generally to the development of thought and practice in the
field of Life Science and Healthcare.
Engagement with Internal and External Stakeholders: Develop internal
(e.g. by participating in University/CBI Committees) and external
relationships (e.g. external examiners/assessors and/or active
researchers) to foster future collaboration.
Teaching and PhD supervision: Responsible for teaching related duties
in areas such as admissions, timetabling, examinations, student
attendance; Deliver lectures and provide advice, instruction and
examination in the subject and supervising PhD students.
Operations and Compliance: Contribute to the development of research
strategies in the CBI.
Undertake other tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be required.
You should have PhD or equivalent in relevant subject area;
You should have extensive publication track record and extensive research
and student supervising experience with an established national and
growing international reputation in the field of Life Science and
Healthcare in the international higher education sector;
You should have extensive experience in developing and devising new
research programmes, models, techniques and methods;
You should have proven ability to provide effective management of groups
and research activities;
You should have proven record of promoting and maintaining collaborative
links with industry/business/community.
About CBI and UNNC
Nottingham Ningbo China Beacons of Excellence Research and Innovation
Institute (CBI) is an exciting new collaboration between the city of Ningbo
and UNNC, designed to establish multi-disciplinary, international, first-class
research teams in key areas related to the economic development needs of
Ningbo. The Institute primarily addresses prominent issues in three areas –
Intelligent Manufacturing, Green Chemicals and Energy, Life Sciences and
Healthcare, all of which are closely connected with local development goals.
Each of the three areas will have a dedicated research centre hosting leading
scholars and researchers.
UNNC was the first Sino-foreign University to open its doors in China. Located
in Ningbo, this award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown
to a student body of over 8,000 in 16 years. As part of the University of
Nottingham which also has its main campus in the UK and another campus in
Malaysia, UNNC is a pioneering institution that provides exceptional education
and an outstanding learning experience to its students. UNNC delivers world-
leading research that transforms lives. UNNC serves as a strong foundation of
and support for CBI.
Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support
Successful candidate will be offered a five-year contract initially that may
be extended by mutual agreement. CBI and UNNC 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 a range of benefits and entitlements, including
employment support allowance to support your rental and home flight needs,
international private medical insurances, schooling support, first arrival and
repatriation allowance, and paid annual leave. Start-up research funding will
also be provided to you and your team based on research needs and CBI
How to Apply
Applicants should submit an application via our on-line application system at:
https: // hrms.nottingham.edu.cn/psc/PRDHCM/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRSHRAM.HRSAPPSCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRSAPPJBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=181697&PostingSeq=1
Only on-line applications made through above link will be accepted. Referees
will be contacted prior to interview.
Informal enquiries may be addressed via email: CBIHR@nottingham.edu.cn. If you
are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel:
86-574-88180000 ext 8564.
Equality and Diversity
UNNC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair,
equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our
students and staff. It is our intention to ensure that job applicants and
staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and
potential, regardless of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national
origin, age, socio-economic background, disability, religious or political
beliefs, trade union membership, family circumstances, sexual orientation or
other irrelevant distinction.
Job Description/Role Profile
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