Director of the Joint Programme with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT)

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Queen Mary University of London


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Role Managed by:

Nataliya Mykhalchenko

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6237


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 04/12/2018

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. One of the three largest Institutions of the University of London, QMUL’s staff deliver world-class degree programmes and research across a wide range of subjcts in humanities, social sciences and law; in medicine and dentistry; and in science and engineering. QMUL is a member of the Russell Group of leading UK Universities. Having made in excess of £250 million investment in facilities over the past 15 years, QMUL is unique among London’s universities in being able to offer an integrated residential campus, with a 2,000-bed award winning student village on our Mile End campus.

One of five Schools within the Faculty of Science and Engineering, the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Queen Mary University of London delivers world-class electronic engineering and computer science research and applies it to real-world problems. The Joint Programme with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) which was established in 2004 is a core part of EECS with 24 core academic staff predominately supporting the Education and student experience teaching and research activities from this joint programme.

The Joint Programme with BUPT is now seeking to appoint a new Director who will also be appointed as a full Professor in EECS.  The director will work with the Head of School of EECS and senior executive team in the School, Vice Principal for Science and Engineering (VP S&E), S&E Faculty Executive, VP International and International Office to ensure the smooth running of the Joint Programme making make leading contributions to student education and experience through curriculum development and the delivery of teaching activities, particularly in core parts of the Joint Programme's teaching areas.

Candidates for the post will be internationally recognised for their scholarship and research in any area of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Telecommunications or Electronic Engineering, and they will have a track record of success in leading a transnational programme, and experience of leading and managing educational programmes. Furthermore, candidates will have an understanding of Chinese culture and Learning and Research programmes in China. Applications should consist of your full academic CV, together with a brief covering letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria.

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