Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Accounting (1-2 posts)

Beijing Institute of Technology - School of International Education

Contract Type: 3 years

Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is a prestigious national key university in China and enjoys a high reputation in research and education in science, technology and other areas of scholarship. It is one of the first Chinese universities to run a graduate school, and one of the national “Project 211” and “Project 985” universities received priority for development from the Chinese government. To know more about BIT:

The School of International Education, BIT, started to deliver a four-year undergraduate BA (Hons) Accounting programme in association with Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting (BISA), Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. The programme runs at BIT campus in Beijing with staff from both BIT and Henley Business School. Graduates from this programme will receive degrees and degree certificates from both BIT and the University of Reading.

We are seeking to appoint one or two Assistant Professors (lecturer) in Accounting to join our academic team in Beijing. The appointee is expected to make a significant contribution to the academic teaching (including outreach activities) with associated responsibilities in administration and collaborative research. The teaching may include a combination of lecturing on various modules, seminars, workshops, tutorials, project/dissertation supervision at the undergraduate level, together with appropriate assessment and feedback in the area of accounting and financial management. Applications are welcome from candidates with professional experiences and academic practice in Accounting.

The salary will be within the range of 300,000 to 400,000 RMB (£36,000 to £48,000) per annum depending on qualifications. BIT will cover one round-trip international air ticket every year and provide insurance and accommodation. There may be some travel between the UK and China as required.


  • A PhD or professional qualifications in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Financial Management or closely related subjects
  • Evidence of teaching professionally accredited International Corporate Financial Reporting, Advanced Financial Reporting and Advanced Management Accounting, etc.
  • Fluent English speaker
  • A strong cultural understanding of working overseas, preferably in China

Ideal qualifications:

  • Teaching Certificate (eg The Higher Education Academy Fellowship in UK)
  • A strong record of teaching on Undergraduate programmes with at least three years’ teaching experience

Please send CV, a cover letter and the email addresses of two referees (or two reference letters) together with copies of qualification documents by email to:

Closing date: 25th November 2016

Interview date (planned): Third week of December 2016

Start date: The end of February 2017 (Spring semester 2017)

Informal enquiries may be made with: HR assistant, Ms Jiang Di ( tel: +86 (0)1068918283)

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