School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences
The Scotland Academy, Wuxi Taihu University, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, Wuxi, China
Lecturer in Web and Mobile Development
£36,914 – £44,045 per annum
Fixed Term: 3 years (with possible extension)
In 2020, the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in partnership with Wuxi Taihu University (WTU) established a a joint institute, “The Scotland Academy” at WTU in Wuxi, China. We are seeking to appoint a talented and motivated individual to join the academic team at The Scotland Academy. All programmes are taught in English.
UWS’ School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences has a reputation in student-centred learning and a global reputation in research and knowledge transfer activities. It is the winner of the Times Higher Education’s Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year, 2020. The School continues to develop important partnerships supported by significant investment in academic posts in line with its strategic development and to help further the position of the School as a key player nationally and internationally.
We welcome applications from dynamic individuals with an expertise in mobile and web technologies, computer science, computer networking or software engineering. You will be a highly motivated individual, an inspirational educator with a global outlook, passionate about your discipline and dedicated to delivering an outstanding student learning experience.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their research with UWS in collaboration with Wuxi Taihu University and other UWS partners.
You should have a PhD in Computer Science, Web and Mobile Computing, Software Engineering or related areas. We would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in the following areas: programming (Java, Python, PHP, other internet scripting languages, etc.), networking, web and mobile systems programming, web server technologies and, database design, development and applications. You will have a track record of achievement and innovation in teaching & learning in mobile and web technologies, computer science, computer networking, software engineering or other relevant area in a higher education context.
You will be able to demonstrate a commitment as member of the teaching team to delivering high-quality teaching and supporting an engaging student experience. You should have experience in overseeing the setup of practical computing laboratories.
A relocation, healthcare and accommodation package will be offered to the successful candidate. The candidate should be eligible for a Chinese visa and be available to start in September 2021.
Find out more about Wuxi City:- https://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/jiangsu/wuxi/
Wuxi Taihu University has a Chinese homepage at www.wxu.edu.cn.
Informal enquiries in the first instance can be made to Dr David Ndzi, Head of Division, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any employment related queries can be directed to Carly Abbott, HR Business Partner to email@example.com.
Further information, including details of how to apply are available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/
Closing Date: 5th June 2021
Interview Date: 21 June 2021 to 23 June 2021
UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.
UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.