Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Closing date for receipt of applications:
20 August 2012
Applications are invited for positions in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) at Xi’an Jiaotong - Liverpool University. Successful applicants will have, or expect shortly to receive, a PhD. Candidates for the role of Associate Professor should also be able to demonstrate an appropriate record of research and publication in international peer-reviewed journals. Preference may be given to candidates who can contribute expertise in renewable and sustainable energy, electric power system and smart grid.
Xi’an Jiaotong - Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a unique collaborative institution, the first and currently the only university in China to offer both UK and Chinese accredited undergraduate degrees. Formed in 2006, the first cohort of students graduated in August 2010. The university now has 5,000 students studying on campus. The language of instruction in Years 2 to 4 is English. XJTLU aims to become truly research-led, and has recently committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of PhD student numbers on campus. The EEE department is actively engaged in leading-edge research: one third of the department currently holds National Science Foundation of China research funding. EEE currently offers four undergraduate degree programmes: Electrical Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Telecommunication Engineering, and Digital Media Technology. From 2012/13 it will deliver a Masters programme in Sustainable Energy and Technology.
XJTLU is located in the Higher Education Town of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), 80km from Shanghai and connected by high speed rail and road links. SIP is a major growth zone, including operations run by nearly one-fifth of the Fortune 500 top global companies. It has experienced economic growth rates of over 30% for more than a decade. The broader Suzhou area encompasses the spirit of both old and new in China, with the historic old town a major World Heritage Site. Greater Suzhou is now the fourth largest concentration of economic activity in China in terms of GDP, and SIP offers a high quality of life.
The salary range for the positions is 22,932 – 28,098 RMB/month (Lecturer), and 28,523 – 38,939 RMB/month (Associate Professor). In addition, members of academic staff are entitled to accommodation and travel allowances, medical insurance, and relocation expenses. Overseas staff may receive a tax “holiday” of up to three years, depending on nationality and personal circumstances.
To apply for the position, please provide a CV, a covering letter in English outlining
your interest in the post and explaining how you meet the criteria (this is particularly
important as it will be taken into consideration when short listing applications),
and complete an
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Equal Opportunities Form
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