Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Architecture and Design

Location
China
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Overview:

School: Design School

DepartmentDepartment of Architecture and Design

Position Title: Assistant Professor /Associate Professor/Professor in Architecture and Design

Vacant Number: Totally 5, 2 for Assistant Professor, 2 for Associate Professor and 1 for Professor.

Location: Suzhou Campus (China)

Salary: 

Assistant Professor: 27,115-29,866RMB /month (with the opportunity to go to 33,222RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)

Associate Professor: 34,738 – 37,469 RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 41,063 RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)

Professor: 48,114RMB – 50,188 RMB (with the opportunity to go to 53,229RMB based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)

Position Open Date: 1st October 2020

Advertisement Closing Date: 31th January 2021 (early submission of applications is encouraged)

Department Description:

The Department of Architecture + Design at XJTLU nurtures a climate of open discourse with a firmly established tolerance of views and positions, where risk taking and speculative experiments can flourish.
The Architecture programs offers globally competitive design programs at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, with a focus on educating architectural designers in both a Chinese and international context. Research areas within the department include but are not limited to cultural innovation, interaction design and product design.


The Department cultivates a learning environment that fosters independent, innovative and responsible designers with a thoughtful and imaginative approach to space making. We recruit students from amongst the top 5% of high school students. Synergy with the University of Liverpool leads the department to also recruit from overseas, ensuring a diverse student body. Our students benefit from the dynamic atmosphere of the department, due to its engagement with the vibrant architecture and construction context of Suzhou and the wider region, as well as its involvement in live projects, competitions, conferences, and other academic institutions and events.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Teach one design studio and taught module a semester including students academic mentoring
  • Research through classic academic realm via research projects, innovations and publication or via architectural practice or art in architecture. Publications at a level appropriate for the discipline and designation. Applications to external research funds
  • Service to support the administrative side of the department, school and the university or extra curricula activities for students, staff, discipline.
  • Complete PG Certification unless already holding one teaching certification or similar
  • Participation in departmental activities and administrative life.
  • Positions of administrative responsibility at departmental/cluster/school level.
  • Typical split of teaching: research: service is 40:40:20.

Essential Qualifications:

 For Assistant Professor,

  • PhD in Architecture with two years of teaching experience
  • Master degree in Architecture with minimum of 2 years practice and education experience 
  • Fluent in English

 For Associate Professor,

  • PhD in Architecture with a minimum of 7 years of academic experience and excellence in academic achievements
  • Master degree in Architecture with minimum 10 years practices, including extensive  senior executive experience equivalent of design Director and 2 years education experience 
  • Fluent in English

  For Professor,

  • PhD or Master degree with several years of teaching / practice experience 
  • Successful PhD supervision experience
  • Internationally re-known in the field of Industrial Design

     

Compensation Package:

 

Members of Academic Staff receive generous subsidies for accommodation, travel, children’s education, and medical insurance. A relocation allowance is provided. Non-Chinese passport holders may qualify for multi-year income tax “holidays”, depending on nationality and tax residency.

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 a work visa in the P.R. China.

To Apply:

Please submit your application on our university official website, you can access https://career15.sapsf.cn/career?career_company=xjtlu then find the below Requisition Number to apply:

If you want to apply the position Assistant Professor, please find the Requisition Number 1727 or directly access https://career15.sapsf.cn/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=1727&company=xjtlu

If you want to apply the position Associate Professor, please find the Requisition Number 1683 or directly access https://career15.sapsf.cn/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=1683&company=xjtlu

If you want to apply the position Professor , please find the Requisition Number 1726  or directly access https://career15.sapsf.cn/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=1726&company=xjtlu .

Applications must be submitted in a single pdf resume 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 
  • Teaching and or project portfolio(it is also welcomed as an additional attachment)

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the HR Recruiting Team at Xinyun.Yang@xjtlu.edu.cn or the Head of Department at Gisela.Loehlein@xjtlu.edu.cn. Please quote the position and Requisition ID in your enquiry.