Faculty Positions in Applied Mathematics/Financial Mathematics/Statistics

BNU-HKBU United International College


Faculty Positions in Applied Mathematics/Financial Mathematics/Statistics


About UIC

Located in the beautiful coastal city of Zhuhai, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) is the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Since its first student enrolment in 2005, with the aim of serving China and the world, UIC has built a new model for liberal arts education in China by tapping into traditional Chinese and Western cultural resources. The College has established the Faculties of Business and Management, Culture and Creativity, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology, in addition to the Graduate School. With English as the medium of instruction, UIC offers 29 undergraduate programmes, and is approved to offer nine research and five taught postgraduate programmes for about 9,000 students. For more information about UIC, please click on https://uic.edu.cn/en/.


Faculty of Science and Technology

The Faculty of Science and Technology offers nine Honors Degree Programmes: Applied Mathematics, Applied Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science and Technology, Data Science, Environmental Science, Financial Mathematics, Food Science and Technology, and Statistics. We also offer a taught master programme titled Master of Arts in Communication-Artificial Intelligence & Digital Media Concentration (AIDM). We provide comprehensive professional training for students, while attaching great importance to their all-around development through social consciousness and self-cultivation.


UIC now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled in February/September 2023:


Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics/Financial Mathematics/Statistics


Job Description

Successful candidates will show commitment to a high standard of teaching at all levels in the following areas: analysis, dynamical systems, partial differential equations, financial mathematics, quantitative finance, financial risk management, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Statistics and Probability, Regression Analysis, Multivariate Analysis, Categorical Data Analysis, optimization, Time Series Analysis, Survival Analysis, Actuarial mathematics, Data Mining and Bayesian Statistics are welcome. Candidates are also expected to teach post graduate student courses including but not limited to Convex Optimization, Probability Theory, Generalized Linear Model or similar areas depending on the evolving needs of the department.


Job Requirement

Candidates should have a PhD degree in mathematics, statistics or a closely aligned discipline and ideally few years of teaching/research experience at a university or equivalent after completion of PhD degree. Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate levels in English. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable ability to undertake independent research leading to outcomes with a strong impact, such as publication in high quality, internationally recognized, indexed journals and scholarly presses. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with successful candidate’s experience and accomplishments.


Appointment Terms

Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and social insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.


Application Procedures

Please send your application by emailing to recruit@uic.edu.cn. Applications should include:

  1. A cover letter;
  2. An updated CV;
  3. A completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from https://hro.uic.edu.cn/Job_Opportunities_/Application_Procedure.htm ;
  4. Two letters of reference;
  5. A record of teaching quality.


Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number. The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation. 

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