Benefits

We value our diverse team of academics and researchers, providing excellent opportunities, support and rewards. We will also help you to settle into life here, so you can quickly make China your home.

Professors:

We are looking to recruit talented professors with relevant skills and expertise. You will ideally be a member of or have one of the following:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Chinese Academy of Engineering
  • ‘One thousand plan’ experts
  • ‘Cheung Kong Scholar’ Professor
  • The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
  • National Outstanding Teachers
  • ‘863 Project’ or ‘973 Project Chief Scientist
  • National Special Supporting Program ‘outstanding talents’
  • Experts under long-term projects of the 1000 talent plan for high-level foreign experts.

Full Time Benefits

  • Salary Range: £54,000 – 108,000 a year
  • Accommodation: A flat larger than 100m2 or a living allowance of up to £100,000, depending on years of service
  • Research Funding: At least £100,000 of funding at the start of a research project, depending on specific requirements
  • Workspace: Will cover an area of at least 150m2

Part Time Benefits

  • Salary range – c.£32,000 to £108,000 a year
  • Accommodation - A flat is provided.
  • Research funding - At least £100,000 of funding at the start of a research project, depending on specific requirements
  • Workspace - Will cover an area of at least 100m2.
It is like being part of a big family at the College of Engineering. The culture here is warm, supportive and collaborative. We help each other to realise our potential. Join the family and you will enjoy a rewarding future.
Professor Changying Ji

Associate Professors & Lecturers

We are also looking for talented PhD students and lecturers at the start of their career. As well as good academic potential and a track record of achieving excellent research results, you should have written papers for high-level publications and have gained your PhD at a world-class university or research institute.

You will ideally be part of one of these provincial or national class projects:

  • New Century Excellent Talents of the Ministry of Education
  • The National Youth ‘one thousand plan’
  • Youth Cheung Kong scholars program of the Ministry of Education
  • Youth National Special Supporting Program
  • National Natural Science Foundation
  • Outstanding Youth Science Foundation.

Associate Professor Benefits

  • First contract – Will last between 3 to 5 years
  • Salary range - c.£16,000 to £32,000 a year
  • Accommodation – An apartment or a living allowance between £21,000 - £32,000, depending on years of service
  • Research funding – £10,000 – £32,000 at the start of a research project.

Lecturer Benefits

  • Salary - Around £10,800 a year
  • Accommodation - Flat or a living allowance between £10,000 to £21,000, depending on years of service
  • Research funding - £5,000 – £10,000 at the start of a research project.

General Benefits

All of our international academics receive the following benefits:

  • Medical: Free medical service provided by NAU’s affiliated hospital.
  • Travel: Non-Chinese colleagues are provided with an international return ticket once a year.
  • Paid holidays
    • Around two months July & August
    • Around one month January & February.
  • Assistance
    • If you have a partner we will help them find a job.
    • If you have children we will help them find a school.
  • Interpreters - While fluency in Chinese would be ideal, we will provide interpreters for Associate Professor roles and above.
NAU is a place where you will grow in confidence and be inspired to think creatively. If you work hard, you are sure to succeed
Professor Min Kang, Dean of Department of Mechanical Engineering