Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University, Department of Business, Economics and Management
Lecturer/Associate Professor

Applications are invited for positions in the Department of Business, Economics and Management (BEM) at Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants will have, or expect shortly to receive, a PhD, or be able to demonstrate appropriate professional experience. Candidates for the role of Associate Professor should also be able to demonstrate an appropriate record of research and publication. In particular the Department is seeking to appoint in the following areas of accounting: auditing, financial accounting and reporting, management accounting and taxation.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a unique collaborative institution, the first and currently the only university in China to offer both UK and Chinese accredited undergraduate degrees. Formed in 2006, the first cohort of students graduated in August 2010. The university now has 5,000 students studying on campus. The language of instruction in Years 2 to 4 is English. XJTLU aims to become truly research-led, and has recently committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of PhD student numbers on campus. The BEM Department offers a diverse range of undergraduate programmes and an MSc in Finance.

XJTLU is located in the Higher Education Town of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), 80km from Shanghai and connected by high speed rail and road links. SIP is a major growth zone, including operations run by nearly one-fifth of the Fortune 500 top global companies. It has experienced economic growth rates of over 30% for more than a decade. The broader Suzhou area encompasses the spirit of both old and new in China, with the historic old town a major World Heritage Site. Greater Suzhou is now the fourth largest concentration of economic activity in China in terms of GDP, and SIP offers a high quality of life.

SALARY/BENEFITS: The salary range for the positions is 21,840 - 26,760 RMB/month (Lecturer), and 27,165 - 37,085 RMB/month (Associate Professor). In addition, members of academic staff are entitled to accommodation and travel allowances, medical insurance, and relocation expenses. Overseas staff may receive a tax "holiday" of up to three years, depending on nationality and personal circumstances.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: please visit our website at http://hr.xjtlu.edu.cn to submit an online application. Here you will be asked to upload your CV and covering letter (in English) outlining your interest in the position, and complete an Applicant Information form and Equal Opportunities Form.

Applications should be received by 18th May 2012 (please quote reference BEM1105). Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Vice President (Academic Affairs), Prof David Sadler (david.sadler@xjtlu.edu.cn ).

Posted 5/6/12