Academic Staff Recruitment for 2019

2018-11-08

Academic Staff Recruitment for 2019

Xiamen University Malaysia

University Overview

Xiamen University (XMU), founded in 1921 by Mr. Tan Kah Kee, a renowned overseas Chinese entrepreneur and philanthropist, is the first Chinese higher-education institution established by an overseas Chinese. Being a leading research university in China, XMU is ranked 9th among Chinese mainland universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018.

XMU has established an international branch campus - Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM, Registration No. DULN009(B)). 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 (XMUM) is now seeking highly motivated, committed and qualified individuals (Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer) to join our diverse and dynamic faculty in 2019.

Essential Requirements:

1) Applicants must possess a PhD degree in a related discipline

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

3) Established and proven research track record

4) Registered Member/Professional qualification in a related discipline

5) Fluency in both spoken and written English (except for specific subjects)

6) Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

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) Information and Communication Technology

1. Digital Media Technology

· Digital Media Technology

· Game Development/Design/Programming

· XML Design Technology

· Digital Synthesis Technology

· Digital Audio Technology

· Information Visualization

· Non-linear Editing

· Game Engine Design

2. Software Engineering

· Software Architecture and Design Patterns

· Object Oriented Modelling

· Human Computer Interaction

· Software Project Management

· Software Quality Engineering

· Software Testing and Verification

· Embedded System

· Computer Graphics

· Cloud Computing

· Distributed Systems

· Mobile Application Development

· Application of Internet of Things

· Virtual/Augmented Reality

· Database/Data Mining

3. Computer Science and Technology

· UNIX System Programming

· Compiler Principles

· Digital Signal Processing

· Software Engineering

· ARM Assembly Language

· Operating Systems

B) Electrical and Electronics Engineering

· Electronic Engineering

· Circuits and Devices

· Engineering Graphics

· Microelectronic Devices and Circuits

· Signals and Systems

· Embedded Systems

· Electromagnetic Field and Microwave Technology

· RF and Microwave Circuits

· Information and Optoelectronic Technology

· Semiconductor Physics and Device

· Electrical Power System Engineering

· Electrical Machinery and Power Electronics

· Engineering Management

· Advanced Techniques in Control

· Robotic System

Applicants with a Professional Engineer qualification (PEng) from IPEA, APEC and WA signatories. Registration with Board of Engineer Malaysia (BEM) are desirable and would be an added advantage.

C) School of Energy and Chemical Engineering

1. New Energy Science and Engineering

· Applied Physics

· Biomass Energy Engineering

· Chemical Engineering of Energy

· Combustion Technology

· Solar Energy Engineering

· Technology of Electrochemical Power Sources

· Microbial Energy

 2. Chemical Engineering & Chemistry 

· Chemical Process Technology and Design

· Numerical Methods in Engineering

· Catalysis Technology

· Process Control and Instrumentation

· Advanced Drying Technology

· System Optimisation

· Multi-Scale Modelling and Simulation

· Plant Design

Applicants with a Professional Engineer qualification (PEng) from IPEA, APEC and WA signatories. Registration with Board of Engineer Malaysia (BEM) are desirable and would be an added advantage.

D) Marine Environmental Chemistry

· Marine Analytical Chemistry

· Marine Environmental Science

· Chemical Oceanography

· Environmental Biology

· Environmental Engineering

· Environmental Economy and Management

· Climate Change

· Marine Environment Pollution

 E) Marine Biotechnology

· Marine Phycology

· Marine Animal Physiology

· Mariculture/Aquaculture

· Marine Ecology and Ecosystems

· Marine Resources Management

· Aquatic Animal Nutrition and Formula Food

· Aquatic Food Processing

· Marine Natural Product and Drug

· Aquatic Animal Disease Management

F) Mathematics

· Mathematical Analysis

· Linear Algebra

· Differential Equations

· Topology

· Differential Geometry

· Abstract Algebra

· Complex Analysis

G) School of Economics and Management

1. Finance

· Financial Econometrics

· Financial Institutions

· Markets and/or Systems with a focus on ASEAN and China

· Financial Supervision

· Insurance

· International Financial Management

· Investment Banking

· Portfolio Management

· Risk Management

2. Economics

· Econometrics

· Games and Information

· International Money & Finance

· Macroeconomics

· Mathematical Economics

· Money and Banking

· Quantitative Methods

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

3. Accounting

· Accounting Information Systems

· Analysis of Financial Statements

· Commercial Law

· Cost Accounting

· Financial Accounting

· International Accounting

· Tax Law

4. Management

· 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

H) Journalism

· News Editing

· News Writing

· Feature Writing,

· Mobile Studies

· Mobile Journalism

· Rhetorical Analysis

· Journalistic Discourse  

I) Advertising

· Advertising Copywriting

· Visual Communication

· Design Thinking

· Marketing

· Advertising Psychology

· Brand Management

· Public Relations

· New Media

J) Chinese Studies

· Chinese Literature

· Chinese History (Preference will be given to History of China)

K) School of Traditional Chinese Medicine

1.       TCM Subjects:

· Synopsis of Golden Chamber

· Treatise on Exogenous Febrile Disease

· Huangdi’s Canon of Medicine

· Scraping Therapy of Traditional Chinese Medicine

· Orthopaedics and Traumatology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

· Tuina Therapy of Traditional Chinese Medicine

· Gynaecology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

· Paediatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine

· Chinese External 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:

· Pharmacology

· Psychology (Clinical)

· Physiology

· Pathology

· Medical Diagnostic

· Internal Medicine

Requirements for Western Medicine Subjects

1)      Applicants must have a PhD degree in clinical medicine, and based on Bachelor of Medicine

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

3)      Registered with Malaysian Medical Council and/or relevant professional registers

4)      Fluency in both spoken and written English

5)      Excellent in presentation skills and have rich research background

L) School of Foundation Studies

Requirements:

1) Applicants must have at least a Masters 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

1. Science

· Mathematics

· Statistics.

2. Arts and Social Science

· English Language

· Economics

· Business

· Psychology

· Mass Communication

· Visual Communication

Part-Time Teaching Positions Available:

We are currently seeking to recruit committed and energetic part-time lecturers with relevant experience to teach the following subjects at undergraduate level:

A) General Elective Subjects

· English Drama

· Film Appreciation: Introduction to Cinema

· The Drama and Theatre of China: From Classical to Contemporary

· Music Appreciation

· Educational Drama

· Educational Theatre

· Public Policy Analysis

· Introduction to International Politics

· Comparative Politics and International Relations of Southeast Asia

· Diversity, Gender and Society, Life in the 21st Century

· Current World Issues, American Society and Culture

· The Presidents in American History: From F.D Roosevelt to Barack Obama

· Cross-Cultural Communication

· Psychology of Interpersonal Communication

· Positive Psychology

· Communication Skills for Job Search

· Arts and Science

· Introduction to Mobile Studies

· Comparative Mobile Studies

· Protection of Innovation

· Operations Research

· Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

· Mathematics Graphics

· Introduction to Financial Time Series

· Energy Economics and Policy

· Biogeography-An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach

· Appreciation of Masterpieces of Western Modern Architecture

B) MPU Subjects

· Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)

· Malaysian Studies 3

· Hubungan Etnik

· Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

· Bahasa Kebangsaan A

· Writing for Professional Purposes

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 stating your current and expected salary;

2) Teaching evaluations/Student evaluations;

3) One page of research statement and one page of teaching philosophy;

4) Evidence of academic qualifications, including, scanned copies of all relevant diplomas, degrees and certificates; academic transcripts and a detailed listing of all relevant research papers;

5) 3-5 full-text publications;

6) Teaching Permit (if any).

Note:

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

2. Anticipated commencing date: February, April or September 2019

3. This posting will remain open until filled.

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