Academic Staff Recruitment for 2020

2019-12-04

Academic Staff Recruitment

Xiamen University Malaysia

University Overview

Xiamen University (XMU), established in 1921 by renowned patriotic overseas Chinese leader Mr. Tan Kah Kee, is the first university founded by an overseas Chinese in the history of modern Chinese education. As one of the China’s leading research universities, XMU ranks 9th among mainland China universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2018.

Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM, Registration No. DULN009(B)) is an internationalized branch campus set up by Xiamen University. Being the first Chinese university branch campus in Malaysia, XMUM aspires to become a university with a distinct global outlook, featuring first-class teaching and research, and embracing cultural diversity. The university aims to nurture young talents with dignity and wisdom, turning them into fine citizens of the region who will contribute to the prosperity of the people and social progress of Malaysia, China and Southeast Asia.

Xiamen University Malaysia is now seeking highly motivated, committed and qualified individuals for the positions of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor to join our diverse and dynamic faculty.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Applicants must possess a PhD degree in a related discipline;

  2. Track record in research, ability to contribute to the research strengths of the discipline, through high-quality international publications and/or attracting competitive external research grants in the related field;

  3. Evidence of high quality teaching ability;

  4. Ability to supervise undergraduate and/or postgraduate students for final year/research project;

  5. Outstanding English communication skills;

  6. Indication of the capacity to engage as a member of committees for the University community;

  7. Ability to contribute to the administrative duties and governance at any or all of school, faculty or University level;

  8. Ability to work positively and cooperatively with staff and students.

 

FULL-TIME ACADEMIC POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Applicants with specific teaching and research interests in TWO OR MORE of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

 

A) SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

 

1. ACCOUNTING  

  • Corporate Governance

  • Public Sector Accounting

  • Professional Values and Ethics

  • Taxation

  • Tax Law

  • Financial Accounting

  • Accounting information System

  • Analysis of Financial statement

  • International Accounting

  • Advanced Financial Accounting

     

2. FINANCE

  • Chinese Financial System

  • Financial Econometrics

  • Investment Banking

  • Commercial Banking

  • Insurance

  • International Finance

  • Financial Engineering

  • Portfolio Management

  • Risk Management

     

3. ECONOMICS

  • Econometrics

  • Games and Information

  • International Money & Finance

  • Microeconomics

  • Macroeconomics

  • Mathematical Economics

  • International Economics

  • Money and Banking

  • Business Statistics

  • Quantitative Methods

Familiarity with MATLAB in financial and/or economic modelling would be an added advantage.

 

4. MANAGEMENT

  • Doing Business in China

  • Business and Economy of China

  • Business Communication

  • Consumer Behaviour

  • Corporate Governance

  • International Business Law (particularly on mergers and acquisitions)

  • International Investment Law

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Marketing

  • Human Resource Management

  • International Business

  • Organizational Behaviour

  • Principles of Management

  • Strategy

 

B) ADVERTISING

  • TV Commercial

C) JOURNALISM

  • Investigative Journalism and specialised journalism

  • Media literacy and critical thinking

  • News Writing and Editing

D) CHINESE STUDIES

  • Modern Chinese Literature

  • Classical Chinese Literature

  • Chinese Philosophy

 

E) ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

 

1. ENGLISH LANGUAGE/LANGUAGE STUDIES/MORDERN LANGUAGE STUDIES

  • Grammar and Vocabulary

  • Advanced Reading

  • Public Speaking

  • Writing Skills

  • Culture Studies

  • History of English Language

  • Bilingualism

  • Meaning in Language

  • Rhetoric and Lexicography

  • The Science of Language

  • Minds and Machine

  • Second Language Acquisition

  • Technology Enhanced Language Learning

  • Varieties of English

  • Intercultural Communication

     

2. ENGLISH LITERATURE

  • World Literature

  • New Literature

  • American Literature

  • British Literature

  • Literature Theory

  • History of the Literature

  • Novels

  • Drama

  • Poetry

  • Styles & Rhetoric

  • Literature and Science

  • Aesthetics in Literature

  • Non-fiction Writing

  • Fiction Writing

  • Gender Studies

  • Screenwriting

  • Writing, Identity & Nation

  • Shakespeare

 

F) LINGUISTICS AND APPLIED LINGUISTICS

  • Phonetics

  • Phonology

  • Syntax

  • Semantics

  • Morphology

  • Discourse Analysis

  • Pragmatics

  • Sociolinguistics

  • Linguistics Variation and Change

 

G) SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

1. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

  • Augmented & Virtual Reality

  • Game Techniques (e.g. Online Game, Embedded Game)

  • Embedded Programming (e.g. Android, ARM, Assembly)

  • Modelling & Animation (e.g. 3D Modelling)

  • Distributed Systems & Big Data (e.g. Cloud Computing)

  • Programming Language (e.g. Java, C, C++, Python)

  • Basic Computer Principles (e.g. Database, Graphics)

  • Artificial Intelligence (e.g. Natural Language Processing)

  • Cyber Security

     

2. *ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

  • High Voltage

  • Control System

  • Statistical and Numerical

  • RF and Microwave Circuits

  • Advance Analog Circuit

  • Electrical and Machine Drive

  • Robotic System

  • Artificial Intelligence

     

*Applicants with a Professional Engineer qualification (PEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) from IPEA, APEC and WA signatories and registered with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) is a requirement.

 

H) SCHOOL OF ENERGY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

1. NEW ENERGY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

  • Biomass Energy Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering of Energy

  • Combustion Technology

  • Microbial Energy

 

2. *CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

  • Engineering Drawing

  • Project Management and Economics

  • Principles of Chemical Engineering 2

  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory

     

*Applicants with a Professional Engineer qualification (PEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) from IPEA, APEC and WA signatories and registered with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) is a requirement.

 

I) China-ASEAN College OF MARINE SCIENCES

1. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

  • Marine Analytical Chemistry

  • Marine Environmental Science

  • Chemical Oceanography

  • Environmental Biology

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Environmental Economy and Management

  • Climate Change

  • Marine Environment Pollution

  • Oceanography

 

2. MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY

  • Marine Animal Physiology

  • Mariculture/Aquaculture

  • Marine Coastal Management

  • Fish and Fishery

  • Aquatic Animal Nutrition and Formula Food

  • Aquatic Food Processing

  • Marine Natural Product and Drug

  • Aquatic Animal Disease Management

J) MATHEMATICS

  • Real Analysis/Complex Analysis

  • Algebra/Algebraic Geometry

  • Combinatorics

  • Number Theory

  • Geometry

  • Topology

  • Probability and Statistics

  • Partial Differential Equations

  • Financial Mathematics

  • Scientific Computation

  

K) SCHOOL OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

 

1.       TCM SUBJECTS:

  • Science of Chinese Materia Medica

  • Science of Prescriptions

  • Treatise on Seasonal Febrile Disease

  • Gynaecology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Paediatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Chinese External Medicine

  • Otolaryngology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

     

    REQUIREMENTS FOR TCM SUBJECTS:

    1)     Applicants must have a PhD degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and based on Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

    2)      At least three (3) years of proven tertiary level teaching experience 

    3)      Possess valid Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) (For Malaysian Only)

    4)      Fluency in both spoken and written Mandarin and English

    5)      Excellent in presentation skills and have rich research background

     

2.       WESTERN MEDICINE SUBJECTS:

  • Psychology (Clinical)

  • Medical Diagnostic

  • Internal Medicine

     

    REQUIREMENTS FOR WESTERN MEDICINE SUBJECTS

    1)      Applicants must have Master degree or PhD degree in clinical medicine and based on Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS)

    2)      At least three (3) years of proven tertiary level teaching experience

    3)      Registered with Malaysian Medical Council (For Malaysian Only)

    4)      Fluency in both spoken and written English

    5)      Excellent in presentation skills and have rich research background

     

     

L) GENERAL ELECTIVES COURSES: PART-TIME POSITIONS

  • Drama, Theatre and Film

  • British and American Literature

  • English Language Studies

  • French Language

  • Aesthetics

  • International Politics

  • American Studies

  • Sociology

  • Psychology

 

M) MATA PELAJARAN UMUM (MPU): PART TIME POSITIONS

  • Hubungan Etnik

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (Malaysian Studies 3)

  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

1) Applicants much have at least a PhD/Master in Malay Language & Literature with Bachelor in Malay Language & Literature;

2) Experience in undergraduate MPU subjects in higher education; 

3) Fluency in both spoken and written in Bahasa Malaysia and English

 

N) SCHOOL OF FOUNDATION STUDIES

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Applicants must have at least a Master/PhD degree

  2. At least three (3) years of proven tertiary level teaching experience

  3. Fluency in both spoken and written English

  4. Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

  5. A team player

 

ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • English Language

  • Communication Studies

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants are invited to submit a digital application packet to:

recruit_academic@xmu.edu.my

The subject line of your email must include: your name, relevant academic discipline, and the specific position for which you are applying for. All application packets must include the following attachments:

 

  1. Your detailed and current CV with publication (*Asterisk to indicate Corresponding Author include Indexing & Quartile);

  2. Cover letter;

  3. Evidence of academic qualifications: Bachelor, Master & PhD Certificate; Bachelor, Master & PhD Transcripts (including SPM for Malaysian);

  4. 3-5 Full-Text Publications;

  5. Teaching evaluation (if applicable);

  6. Teaching Permit (if applicable);

  7. Two academic references (at least one of them is the applicant’s current/most recent employer).


 

NOTE:

  1. We thank all applicants for their expressed interest. However, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be notified.

  2. Anticipated commencing date: February / March / September 2020

  3. The positions will remain open until filled.


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