Academic Staff Recruitment for 2020

2020-04-23

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 ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

 

1.         INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 

 

·             Advanced Topics: Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analysis, Embedded Systems (ARM)

·             Android Programming: Mobile Application Development

·             Computer Graphics: (Advanced) Computer Graphics

·             Computer Science: Database, Operating System, Computer Architecture

·             Digital Technology: Non-linear Editing, Virtual Reality.

·             Game Courses:  Online Game Development

·             Programming Language: C, C++, Java, Python

·             Software Engineering: Software Project Management, Principles of Information Systems

 

2. *ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

·             Advance Analog Circuit

·             Computer Architecture

·             Control System

·             Electrical and Machine Drive

·             Electrical Energy Utilization

·             Instrumentation

·             VLSI Design

 

*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.

 

B) SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

 

1. ACCOUNTING 

·             Accounting Information System

·             Advanced Financial Accounting

·             Audit and Assurance

·             Financial Accounting 1

·             Principles of Accounting

·             Public Sector Accounting

·             Tax Law

 

2. FINANCE

·             Chinese Financial System

·             Commercial Banking

·             Financial Econometrics

·             Financial Engineering

·             Insurance

·             International Finance

·             Risk Management

 

3. ECONOMICS

·             Business Statistics

·             Econometrics

·             Game Theory

·             International Economics

·             International Finance

·             Macroeconomics

·             Mathematical Economics

·             Microeconomics

·             Money and Banking

·             Quantitative Methods

 

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

 

4. MANAGEMENT

·             Business Communication

·             Business and Economy of China

·             Consumer Behaviour

·             Doing Business in China

·             Human Resource Management

·             International Business

·             International Business Law (particularly on mergers and acquisitions)

·             International Corporate Governance

·             International Investment Law

·             Logistics and Supply Chain Management

·             Marketing

·             Organizational Behaviour

·             Principles of Management

·             Strategy

 

C) SCHOOL OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

 

1.       TCM SUBJECTS:

·                        Chinese External Medicine

·                        Gynaecology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

·                        Otolaryngology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

·                        Paediatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine

·                        Science of Chinese Materia Medica

·                        Science of Prescriptions

·                        Treatise on Seasonal Febrile Disease

 

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:

·                        Internal Medicine

·                        Medical Diagnostic (Clinical)

 

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

 

D) SCHOOL OF ENERGY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

NEW ENERGY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

·             Biomass Technology

·             Chemical Engineering of Energy

·             Fuel Cell Technology

 

*Preferably with LabView/Python knowledge

 

E) China-ASEAN College OF MARINE SCIENCES

1. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

·             Chemical Oceanography

·             Climate Change

·             Environmental Biology

·             Environmental Economy and Management

·             Environmental Engineering

·             Marine Analytical Chemistry

·             Marine Environment Pollution

·             Marine Environmental Science

·             Oceanography

 

2. MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY

·             Aquatic Animal Disease Management

·             Aquatic Animal Nutrition and Formula Food

·             Aquatic Food Processing

·             Fish and Fishery

·             Integrated Coastal Zone Management

·             Mariculture/Aquaculture

·             Marine Animal Physiology

·             Marine Coastal Management

·             Marine Natural Product and Drug

 

F) MATHEMATICS

·             Algebra/Algebraic Geometry

·             Combinatorics

·             Financial Mathematics

·             Geometry

·             Number Theory

·             Partial Differential Equations

·             Probability and Statistics

·             Real Analysis/Complex Analysis

·             Scientific Computation

·             Topology

 

G) PHYSICS

·             Astronomy

·             Astrophysics

·             Calculus and Linear Algebra

·             Cosmology

·             Mathematical Analysis

·             Mathematical Methods in Physics

·             Probability Theory

·             Relativity

·             Statistics

 

H) ADVERTISING

·             Data Analytics in Digital Creative Industries

·             Public Relation and Communication Campaigns

·             Advertising Ethics, Codes and Laws

·             TV Commercial and Video Production (pre-production, production, and post-production)

·             Mobile Marketing

 

I) JOURNALISM

·             Media Law and Ethics

·             Media literacy and critical thinking

·             News Writing and Editing

 

J) CHINESE STUDIES

·             Chinese History

·             Chinese Philosophy

·             Classical Chinese Literature

·             Modern Chinese Literature

 

K)  ENGLISH LANGUAGE

 

1. ENGLISH LANGUAGE/LANGUAGE STUDIES/MODERN LANGUAGE STUDIES

·             Academic Writing 

·             British and American Thought and Culture

·             Effective Reading

·             Grammar in Use

·             History of English Language

·             Language and Culture

·             Modern American Culture

·             Modern British Culture

·             Professional Communication

·             Second Language Acquisition

·             Translation Theories and Practice

 

2. ENGLISH LITERATURE

·             Aesthetics in Literature

·             American Literature

·             British Literature

·             Creative Writing

·             Drama in English

·             Film in English

·             History of American and British Literature

·             Literature and Other Subjects

·             Literature in Digital Age

·             Literature Theory

·             Novels in English

·             Poetry in English

·             Post-Colonialism English Literature

 

3. LINGUISTICS AND APPLIED LINGUISTICS

·             Bilingualism

·             Discourse Analysis

·             Linguistics and Its Theories

·             Morphology

·             Phonetics

·             Phonology

·             Pragmatics

·             Rhetoric and Lexicography

·             Semantics

·             Syntax

 

4. SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE

·             French (Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced)

·             German (Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced)

 

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

·             Communication Studies

·             English Language

 

SCIENCE

•      Mathematics & Statistics

 

M) GENERAL ELECTIVES COURSES: PART-TIME POSITIONS

·             Aesthetics

·             American Studies

·             British and American Literature

·             Drama, Theatre and Film

·             English Language Studies

·             French Language

·             International Politics

·             Psychology

·             Sociology

 

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

·             Bahasa Kebangsaan A

·             Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

·             Hubungan Etnik

·             Pengajian Malaysia 3 (Malaysian Studies 3)

·             Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)

·             Writing for Professional Purposes,

·             Introduction to the Constitution of Malaysia

 

REQUIREMENTS

1.      Applicants much have at least a PhD/Master in relevant or related specialization;

2.      Experience in lecturing similar capacity undergraduate MPU subjects in higher education;

3.      Good presentation and strong interpersonal skills;

4.      Fluency in both spoken and written in Bahasa Malaysia and English;

5.      Preferably with valid teaching permit to teach MPU subjects.

 

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 (include the source of job advertisement);

3.      Evidence of academic qualifications: Bachelor, Master & PhD Certificate; Bachelor, Master & PhD Transcripts and Professional Certificates (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:  September 2020

3.           The positions will remain open until filled.

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