Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Position ID: 2620-PUREMATHS1 [#20770, 2972]
Position Title: Faculty Positions in Pure Maths
Position Type: Open Rank
Position Location: Suzhou, Jiangsu 215123, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/22, finished 2023/07/01, listed until 2022/12/31)
Position Description:    

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Faculty Positions in Pure Maths

DEPARTMENT: Department of Pure Mathematics


POSITION TITLE: Faculty Positions in Pure Maths


SALARY: Salary and benefits packages are competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.

JOB ID:  2972

CONTRACT TYPE: 3-year full-time contract, renewable. Third contract is open-ended.

POSITION OPEN DATE:  From 1st February 2023 onwards

ADVERTISEMENT CLOSING DATE: 31st December 2022. Initial review of applications will begin on 1st November 2022 and continue until positions are filled.


Located in Suzhou, China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a young, dynamic and EMI university founded in 2006, and is a unique collaborative institution and first joint-venture university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees for more than 100 programmes. XJTLU also aims to become truly research-led and has committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of master’s and PhD student numbers on campus. The university has over 18,000 students and nearly 1000 academic staff representing in excess of 90 nationalities. For detailed information about the university, please visit www.xjtlu.edu.cn


The Department of Pure Mathematics invites applications for new academic staff at the rank of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Associate Professor/Professor. Our international department has staff actively engaged in research in algebra, number theory, discrete mathematics, dynamical systems, geometry and topology. We seek individuals with a PhD in Mathematics who will make a strong contribution to the research output of the department.

Successful candidates will show commitment to a high standard of teaching at all levels. The department is involved in the delivery of three four-year undergraduate programmes within the School of Mathematics and Physics as well as the provision of service teaching in mathematics across the university. At the postgraduate level, we offer a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences.


·         Conduct high-quality research, leading to publications in respected international mathematics journals.

·         Actively pursue external research funding.

·         Supervise PhD students and undergraduate student projects.

·         Teach undergraduate and postgraduate students in English.

·         Contribute to the efficient functioning of the department and school.

·         Typical workload balance of research:teaching:service is 40:40:20.


We are seeking future colleagues who are passionate about mathematics and have an active attitude towards research, are able to collaborate effectively with others and to conduct their academic duties in English.


Successful applicants for the position of Assistant Professor or above must possess:

• A PhD in Mathematics.
• 2 years of full-time postdoctoral experience with demonstrable teaching experience.
• International experience in higher education.
• Fluency in English.

Successful applicants for the positions of Associate Professor/Senior Associate Professor/Professor should also possess a commensurate record of academic achievements and research recognition.


• Experience in conducting research supported by national-level research funds.
• Experience in academic programme design and development.
• Experience in supervision of student projects.


Members of Academic Staff are entitled to subsidies for accommodation, travel, and children’s education, medical insurance, and a one-time relocation allowance is provided. Overseas staff may receive a tax “holiday”, depending on nationality and personal circumstances.


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 that candidates over 65 may be not eligible for a PRC work visa.


Please use the following link to submit your application.


A complete application package must include the following items:

·         Cover letter

·         Current CV, including date of birth and country of citizenship

·         Contact information for three references

All applications should be received by the closing date.

For questions or inquiries about the position, please contact the Head of Department of Pure Mathematics, Dr. Simon Lloyd at Simon.Lloyd@xjtlu.edu.cn

For general enquiries, please email the Recruiting Team at Mengdie.Sun@xjtlu.edu.cn. Please quote the position and job ID in your enquiry. 


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Web Page: www.xjtlu.edu.cn