Academic Staff Recruitment for 2020 - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering


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 14th in China and 43th in Asia according to 2020 Best Global Universities Rankings published by US News and World Report.

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 for School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


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


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



  • 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



  • 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.



Applicants are invited to submit a digital application packet to:

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:

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

  • Cover letter (include the source of job advertisement);

  • Evidence of academic qualifications: Bachelor, Master & PhD Certificate; Bachelor, Master & PhD Transcripts and Professional Certificates (including SPM for Malaysian);

  • 3-5 Full-Text Publications;

  • Teaching evaluation (if applicable);

  • Teaching Permit (if applicable);

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



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

  • Anticipated commencing date: September 2020

  • The positions will remain open until filled.

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