Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in Creative Industries

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.
Closing Date:
Friday, 19 May 2017

Join a unique British University in China.
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 12 years. 

The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching in the Chinese creative industries. The candidate will initially join a team working on the innovation of business models in the Chinese creative industries. This team will include a post-doc whose main role will be that of research assistant to the successful candidate. The successful candidate will take on leadership roles in relation to teaching, research, seeking external funding, and service, and will work in a cooperative and collegial manner with fellow staff at all levels of seniority. 

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments. 

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of five years starting 1 March 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement. 

How to Apply
Informal enquires and application shall be made to Dr Andrew White, acting Head of the School of International Communications, email: The ideal application will include a cover letter, resume, a full list of research outcomes and a brief working plan with output for the next five years. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China. 

Please quote ref. UNNC484. 

The closing date for an initial review of applicants will be Friday 19th May 2017. The post will remain open until filled.

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“As the first Sino-foreign collaborative University, The University of Nottingham China (UNNC) has just passed its successful first decade with high-quality graduates, excellent teaching and a fast growing research portfolio. The University is located in Ningbo, one of the most vibrant and liveable coastal cities in China. You will find at UNNC a warm welcome and many exciting opportunities for professional and personal development.”

Professor Chris Rudd

Provost and Pro-Vice Chancellor
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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