Associate Professor in Building Services Engineering

Updated: 2 months ago

Ningbo - China
¥606,426 to ¥720,242
£72,943.34 to £86,633.59 converted salary* per annum, depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Closing Date:
Tuesday, 31 January 2023

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

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 8,000 in just 17 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 of Architectural Environment Engineering, to play a lead role in collaborative research projects and conduct ongoing original research and publications in the areas of building services, building science, and building engineering. 

Candidates must have a PhD degree and preferably postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant building engineering discipline, preferable in building services, science, and engineering, and excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Knowledge and experience of building engineering and services are necessary. 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 RMB606,426  RMB720,242 per annum depending on qualifications and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including employment support allowance, schooling 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 up to 5 years with effect from May 2023 or thereafter as soon as possible. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement, subject to revised terms and conditions. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr. Ali Cheshmehzangi ( ), Head of Department of Architecture and Built Environment and Director of CSET (Center for Sustainable Energy Technologies), Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo China in February, if feasible  virtual interviews may also held. Please be advised that normally your references will be contacted prior to the interview. 

For more details and/or to apply on-line please, click the 'Apply' button. 

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8404). Email:  

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