Academic Staff Recruitment

2024-06-10

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, 41st in Asia and 247th in Best Global Universities according to 2022-2023 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

· Forensic Accounting

· Auditing and Taxation

· China’s Business and Economic Studies

· Business Ethics

· Human Resource Management

· Organizational Behaviour

· Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG)

· Digital Marketing

· Operation Management

· Logistics & Supply Chain Management

· Project Management

· Entrepreneurship and Innovation

· E-Commerce

· E-Commerce System Development

· Management Information System

· Database Technologies and Applications

· Business Data Analytics

· Python for Business

· Strategic Management

· Digital Economy

· Economics

· Econometrics

· Financial Econometrics

· Sustainable Finance

· Commercial Banking

· International Finance Management

· Islamic Banking

· Chinese Financial System

· Other Related Areas

 

B) SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND DATA SCIENCE

· Object-oriented Programming

· Digital Forensics

· Cloud Computing

· Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis

· Malware Analysis

· Cryptanalysis

· Network Attack and Defence Technology

· Design & Analysis of Algorithms

· Compiler Principles

· Multimedia Technology

· Computer Architecture

· ARM Assembly Language

· Digital Synthesis Technology 

· Digital Audio Technology

· Non-linear Editing

· Advanced Computer Graphics

· Game Development

· Data Mining

· Big Data Analytics

 

C) SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

1. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING*

· Instrumentation

· Control System

· Embedded Systems

· Power System Protection

· Digital Signal Processing

*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.

 

2ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

· Computational Cognitive Science

· Strategic Reasoning for AI

· Advanced Data Analysis

 

3. SMART ROBOTIC ENGINEERING

· Linear Algebra

· Calsulus

· Principles of Artificial Intelligence

· Circuit Theory

· Electronics

· Python and Tensorflow Programming

· Digital Logic Design

· Programming C

· Machines and Power

 

D) SCHOOL OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

· 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;

 

·  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

· Power management System

· Smart grid

· Energy Storage System

· Thermofluid, Aerodynamic

· Electric Vehicle

· Semiconductor materials, devices and applications

 

2. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING*

· AI for process

· Process system engineering (process optimization, management, enhancement, evaluation etc.)

· Bioinformatics

· Synthesis Biology

· Applied thermodynamics

· Sustainable and Green separation

· Food & biomass process 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

· Plasma Catalysis (Applications of plasma in catalyst preparations and chemical reactions)

· Heterogeneous Catalysis

· Applied Chemistry (the study of analytical, physical and organic chemistry, and biochemistry, including their instrumental techniques

 

G) SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION

1. Communication

· New Media Marketing

· Crisis Communication

· Media Management

· Event Management

· Public Relations


2. Journalism

· Photojournalism

· News Writing

· New Media Journalism

 

3. Advertising

· Strategic Communication Planning

· TV Commercial

· Photography

· Visual Communication

 

H) MATHEMATICS

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

· Statistics

· Probability Theory

· Analysis

· Financial Mathematics

· Optimization

 

I) PHYSICS

· Astronomy

· Astrophysics

· Solid State Physics

· Nuclear and Particle Physics

· Atomic and Molecular Physics

  

J) CHINESE STUDIES (FULL TIME PART TIME POSITION)

· Chinese linguistics (Chinese grammar or applied linguistics) 

 

K) ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

· German language

· Digital Humanities

· Acting in Drama and Theatre

· Drama and Theatre Studies

· Film Studies


L) GENERAL ELECTIVES COURSES: PART-TIME POSITIONS

· American Studies

· Communication and Society

· Drama, Theatre and Film

· International Politics

· Psychology

· Sociology


M) MATA PELAJARAN UMUM (MPU): (FULL TIME /PART TIME POSITION)*

· 1) Bahasa Kebangsaan A

· 2) Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

· 3) Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban

· 4) Falsafah dan Isu Semasa

· 5) Kursus Integriti dan Anti-Rasuah (KIAR)

· 6) Writing for Professional Purposes

*REQUIREMENTS for MPU Full time/Part time position

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

2) Experience in teaching related courses in higher education;

3) For positions 1 & 2, possess a Master in Bahasa Melayu with a background in linguistics or education.

4) For positions 7, possess a Master in English with a background in linguistics or education.

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

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

7) Experience and able to handle large numbers of students;

8)  Able to collaborate with other academics and lecturers to improve teaching methods and expand the knowledge base.

9) A team player

10) Able to teach more than 3 modules is an advantage


N) SCHOOL OF FOUNDATION STUDIES

1.  SCIENCE

· IT

REQUIREMENTS for Foundation:

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

 

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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