Academic Staff Recruitment for 2019 & 2020

2019-07-11

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 12th among mainland China universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2018.

Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM, Registration No. DUNLN009(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.

XMUM 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) 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

· Virtual/Augmented Reality

· Embedded Game Design

· Computer Graphics (Advanced)

· Introduction to Game Design

· Game Design and Development

· 3D Animation

· Non-linear Editing

· Augmented Reality

· 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

· Mobile Application Development

· Object-Oriented Programming Java

· Game Development

· Digital Media Technology

· Introduction to Cloud Computing

· Big Data Analytics

· Android Programming

· Data Mining

· Internet of Things

· Virtual Reality Technology and Application

 

3. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

· UNIX System Programming

· Compiler Principles

· Digital Signal Processing

· Software Engineering

· ARM Assembly Language

· Operating Systems

· Internet of Things

· Big Data Analytics

· Database/Data Mining

· Cloud Computing

· Distributed Systems

· Principles of composition

· Algorithm Design and Analysis

· Computer Fundamentals

 

B) ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

 

· High Voltage

· Control System

· Statistical and Numerical

· RG and Microwave Circuits

· Advance Analog Circuit

· Electrical and Machine Drive

· Robotic System

· Artificial Intelligence

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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.

 

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

· Microbial Energy

 

2. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

· Heat Transfer

· Chemical Process Safety

· Nanomaterials

· System Optimisation

· Multi-Scale Modelling and Simulation

· Plant Equipment Design

· Engineering Drawing

 

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.

 

3. CHEMISTRY

· Organic Chemistry

· Analytical Chemistry

 

D) China-ASEAN SCHOOL OF MARINE SCIENCE

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

 

2. 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

 

E) MATHEMATICS  

· Real Analysis/Complex Analysis

· Algebra/Algebraic Geometry

· Combinatorics

· Number Theory

· Geometry

· Topology

· Probability and Statistics

· Partial Differential Equations

· Financial Mathematics

· Scientific Computation

  

F) SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

1. FINANCE

· China Financial System

· Financial Econometrics

· Investment Banking

· Commercial Banking

· Insurance

· International Finance

· International Finance Management

· Portfolio Management

· Risk Management

 

2. 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.

 

3. 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

 

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

 

G) JOURNALISM

· Interview for Journalist

· ENG Field Production

· Speech Communication

· Broadcasting Journalism

· New Writing and Editing

· New Media Ecology

 

H) ADVERTISING

· Marketing

· Social Media Marketing

· New Media Marketing

· Visual Communication and Design Thinking

 

I) CHINESE STUDIES

· Chinese Literature (Classic Literature and Modern Literature)

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

 

J) 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

 

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)

· Physiology

· Pathology

· 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

 

 

K) GENERAL ELECTIVES COURSES

· Drama, Theatre and Film

· British and American Literature

· French Language

· Aesthetics

· International Politics

· American Studies

· Sociology

· Psychology

 

L) 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

· Sociology

· English Language

· Communication Studies

· Mass Communication

· Psychology (Part-Time Position)

 

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;

2. Cover letter;

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

4. A list of your publication (*Asterisk to indicate Corresponding Author include Indexing & Quartile)

5. 3-5 Full-Text Publications;

6. Teaching evaluation (if applicable);

7. Teaching Permit (if applicable);

8. 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: September 2019 or February / April / September 2020 

3. This posting will remain open until filled.

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