Academic Staff Recruitment

2022-06-08

Academic Staff Recruitment

Xiamen University Malaysia

University Overview

Xiamen University (XMU), established in 1921 by renowned 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 21th in China, 43th in Asia and 278th in Best Global Universities according to 2022 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.

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

· Accounting

· China Business and Economy

· Doing Business in China

· Business Ethics

· Corporate Governance

· Human Resource Management

· Organizational Behaviour

· Digital Marketing

· Operation Management

· Logistics & Supply Chain Management

· Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions

· Entrepreneurship and Innovation

· E-Commerce

· E-Commerce System Development

· Database Technology and Application

· Management Information System

· Business Data Analytics

· Strategic Management

· Econometrics

· Financial Econometrics

· International Finance

· Financial Technology

· Financial Engineering/Derivatives

· Other Related Areas

 

B) SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND DATA SCIENCE

· ARM Assembly Language

· Design and Analysis of Algorithms

· Digital Synthesis Technology  

· Audio-Visual Language

· Non-linear Editing

· Computer Animation / 3D Animation

· 3D Modelling

· Computer Graphics

· Advanced Computer Graphics

· Augmented Reality

· Game Development

· Calculus

· Linear Algebra  

· Discrete Mathematics

· Probability and Statistics

· Introduction to Cyber Security  

· Computer Fundamentals

· C and C++ Programming

· Embedded Systems

· Principles of Information Systems

· Principles of Artificial Intelligence

· Operating Systems

· Programming Elective II (1) – Java EE

· Programming Elective II (2) – .NET

· Programming Elective II (3) – Embedded programming using Android

· Technology and Application of Internet of Things

· Advanced Software Engineering

· Big Data Analytics

 

C) SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

1.       ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING*

· High Voltage Engineering

· Electrical Energy Utilization

· Electrical and Machine Drive

· Power System Analysis

· PCB circuit design

· RF and Microwave Circuits

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

2.       ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

· Advanced Machine Learning

· Robot Kinematics and Dynamics

· Deep Reinforcement Learning and Control

· Computational Cognitive Science

· Strategic Reasoning for AI 

· Planning Techniques for Robotics

· Advanced Data Analysis

 

D) SCHOOL OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

1.       Traditional Chinese Medicine

REQUIREMENTS FOR TCM SUBJECTS:

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

2) Possess a valid local Traditional & Complementary Medicine (T&CM) practitioner qualification (For Malaysian Only);

3) Outstanding Chinese and English communication skills;

2.       Clinical Medicine

 REQUIREMENTS FOR WESTERN MEDICINE SUBJECTS:

1) Applicants must possess a Master degree or PhD degree in Clinical Medicine and based on Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS);

2)Possess valid registered with Malaysian Medical Council (For Malaysian Only);

 

E) CHINA-ASEAN COLLEGE OF MARINE SCIENCES

MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY

· Aquatic Animal Nutrition and Formula Food

· Fish Resources and Fishery

· Marine Animal Physiology

· Marine Coastal Management

 

F) SCHOOL OF ENERGY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

1.       NEW ENERGY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

· Advanced Materials

· Fuel Cell Technology

· Circuit Foundation

· Electric Power System

· Battery Management System

· Electric Vehicle

· Semiconductor Device

2.       CHEMICAL ENGINEERING*

· Nanomaterials

· Sustainable and Green Processing

· Catalysis

· AI for process

· Synthesis biology

· Bioinformatics

· Engineering Drawing

· Material Science for Chemical Engineering

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

3.       CHEMISTRY

· Natural Products/Organic Compounds

· Phytochemical Studies/Analyses

· Electrochemistry, Sensors

 

G) MATHEMATICS

Any areas of mathematics and applied mathematics with priority given to those listed below:

· Statistics

· Probability Theory

· Combinatorics

· Financial Mathematics

· Optimization

 

H) PHYSICS

· Theoretical Mechanics

· Quantum Mechanics

· Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

· Nuclear and Particle Physics

· Atomic and Molecular Physics

· Astronomy

· Astrophysics

· Solid State Physics

  

I) ADVERTISING

· TV Commercials/Video Production

· Social Media Marketing

· Media and communication theory

· New Media studies

· Visual Communication Design/Art Design

 

J) Journalism

· Photojournalism

· Media and communication theory

· New Media Journalism

· Qualitative research methods

 

K) CHINESE STUDIES

· Chinese History (Ancient History)  

· Chinese Philosophy

· Chinese Linguistics

 

L)  ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

· Aesthetics

· Digital Humanities

· Film Studies

· Literary Studies

· American and British literature

· American and British Culture

· Bilingualism

· Translation Theory and Practice

· English Language Studies

· Second Language Acquisition

· Professional Communication

· German Language

· French Language


M) GENERAL ELECTIVES COURSES: PART-TIME POSITIONS

· American Studies

· Communication and Society

· Drama, Theatre and Film

· International Politics

· Psychology

· Sociology


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

· Introduction to the Constitution of Malaysia

 REQUIREMENTS

1) Applicants must have at least a PhD/Master in Law

2) Experience in teaching related course in higher education;

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

4) Possess valid teaching permit on related courses for degree level;

5) Can handle large numbers of students;

6) A team player


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:

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

· Anticipated commencing semester: February / April / September

· The positions will remain open until filled.

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