Vacancies of Academic Positions

Vacancies of Academic Positions

Open Positions in the School of Robotics

  • Professor and Dean in the School of Robotics

Position overview and responsibilities:
An XJTLU Dean is the head of a school on the Taicang Campus at XJTLU and is crucial to its effective operation. The Dean provides leadership and support to the strategic development of the School. The Dean is the key representative role for the School within the university and externally. The Dean is a member of the extended XJTLU Senior Management Team. The Dean reports to the Team Leader, XEC Collective Leadership Team, XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang) for the operation of the School. The initial term of appointment is three years.
We are looking for an academic leader from candidates in the fields of Advanced/intelligent manufacturing, industrial internet of things, industrial automation and control, electrical engineering and mechatronics, robotics vision and navigation, industrial/engineering management and operations systems.

The Dean provides leadership and oversight to the school, leads strategic planning, and develops external engagement. In terms of administration, the Dean oversees all management activities and takes action on administrative tasks assigned by the university. When it comes to management, the Dean is responsible for line managing academic staff, ensuring professionalism and effectiveness, and managing performance reviews and promotions.

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  • Faculty Position in the School of Robotics (All Ranks)

We are looking for future colleagues who can:
•    Understand and have an entrepreneur and innovative mindset, in line with the ethos of the College.
•    Deliver high-quality teaching to undergraduate and graduate students, as evidenced by peers, students and external examiners.
•    Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students.
•    Provide administrative service to the School, the University and its stakeholders.
•    Maintain a sustained record of successful PhD supervision.
•    Work collaboratively with relevant School(s), College and University entities to identify opportunities for meaningful and genuine partnership and successful impact-creation for research.
•    Conduct high-quality industry-enhanced research and consultancy contracts, evidenced by contribution that output makes to industry, the economy, society, environment or culture, beyond the contribution to academic research.
•    Maintain good, sustained, and successful research grants with impact measured by publications in leading journals and other research outputs.
•    Create, develop and manage successful research partnerships with industry, academic institutions, and other external organisations.
•    Support innovative cross-disciplinary research in line with the Entrepreneur College (Taicang) research themes, and become an ambassador for the School for the promotion of cross-boundary research and teaching activities.
•    Engage actively with new educational models and embrace innovative, interactive, technology-enhanced learning, teaching, and assessment approaches; understand and have an entrepreneur and innovative mindset in line with College ethos.
•    Contribute to the school’s teaching development through mentoring and supporting early career academics (Associate Professor and above).
•    Undertake any other appropriate tasks assigned by the Entrepreneur College or University through the Dean of School or College Senior Management Team.

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