Academic Staff Recruitment for 2020 - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Academic Staff Recruitment

Xiamen University Malaysia

University Overview

Xiamen University (XMU), established in 1921 by renowned patriotic overseas Chinese leader Mr. Tan Kah Kee, is the first university founded by an overseas Chinese in the history of modern Chinese education. As one of the China’s leading research universities, XMU ranks 9th among mainland China universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2018.

Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM, Registration No. DULN009(B)) is an internationalized branch campus set up by Xiamen University. Being the first Chinese university branch campus in Malaysia, XMUM aspires to become a university with a distinct global outlook, featuring first-class teaching and research, and embracing cultural diversity. The university aims to nurture young talents with dignity and wisdom, turning them into fine citizens of the region who will contribute to the prosperity of the people and social progress of Malaysia, China and Southeast Asia.

Xiamen University Malaysia is now seeking highly motivated, committed and qualified individuals for the positions of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor to join our diverse and dynamic faculty for School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


  1. Applicants must possess a PhD degree in a related discipline;

  2. Track record in research, ability to contribute to the research strengths of the discipline, through high-quality international publications and/or attracting competitive external research grants in the related field;

  3. Evidence of high quality teaching ability;

  4. Ability to supervise undergraduate and/or postgraduate students for final year/research project;

  5. Outstanding English communication skills;

  6. Indication of the capacity to engage as a member of committees for the University community;

  7. Ability to contribute to the administrative duties and governance at any or all of school, faculty or University level;

  8. Ability to work positively and cooperatively with staff and students.



Applicants with specific teaching and research interests in TWO OR MORE of the following areas are encouraged to apply:




  • Artificial Intelligence (e.g. Natural Language Processing)

  • Augmented & Virtual Reality

  • Basic Computer Principles (e.g. Database, Graphics)

  • Cyber Security

  • Distributed Systems & Big Data (e.g. Cloud Computing)

  • Embedded Programming (e.g. Android, ARM, Assembly)

  • Game Techniques (e.g. Online Game, Embedded Game)

  • Modelling & Animation (e.g. 3D Modelling)

  • Programming Language (e.g. Java, C, C++, Python)



  • Advance Analog Circuit

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Control System

  • Electrical and Machine Drive

  • High Voltage

  • RF and Microwave Circuits

  • Robotic System

  • Statistical and Numerical


*Applicants with a Professional Engineer qualification (PEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) from IPEA, APEC and WA signatories and registered with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) is a requirement.



Applicants are invited to submit a digital application packet to:

The subject line of your email must include: your name, relevant academic discipline, and the specific position for which you are applying for. All application packets must include the following attachments:


  1. Your detailed and current CV with publication (*Asterisk to indicate Corresponding Author include Indexing & Quartile);

  2. Cover letter;

  3. Evidence of academic qualifications: Bachelor, Master & PhD Certificate; Bachelor, Master & PhD Transcripts (including SPM for Malaysian);

  4. 3-5 Full-Text Publications;

  5. Teaching evaluation (if applicable);

  6. Teaching Permit (if applicable);

  7. Two academic references (at least one of them is the applicant’s current/most recent employer).



  1. We thank all applicants for their expressed interest. However, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be notified.

  2. Anticipated commencing date:  March / September 2020

  3. The positions will remain open until filled.

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