Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in International Business or Strategy

Ningbo - China
£34,956 to £46,924 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:
Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) China at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China invites applications for open rank tenure-track positions in the area of International Business or Strategy with the Department of International Business and Management.

Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant discipline. Excellent English communication skills are essential together with strong teaching abilities. Candidates are also expected to have demonstrated an ability to conduct high-quality research. NUBS China provides a competitive research support package for candidates showing good research output.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars across all years of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; to supervise undergraduate, master’s and potentially doctoral dissertations. In addition, there are excellent opportunities for research, and the person appointed will be expected to develop their own research activities and to contribute to the research activities of the School. 

NUBS China offers European-level competitive salaries and benefits with reasonable teaching loads. Salary will be within the range of £34,956 - £46,924 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive international benefits package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance, support for international schooling in the greater Ningbo area, and insurance (including international medical insurance) will be provided for international appointments.

ABOUT Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) China
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. Located in Ningbo, this award winning campus offering a UK-style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 12 years.

As a key component of UNNC, NUBS China is also an integral part of the Nottingham University Business School, awarding the same internationally recognized degrees offered by Nottingham in the UK. In operation for just over 10 years, NUBS China currently has approximately 2,800 students of which about 400 are enrolled in postgraduate programmes including a Ph.D. programme. It has a rapidly expanding international faculty of about 90, all based in Ningbo China and coming from 27 countries or so.  The school is EQUIS accredited and is part of a university that is highly rated and is seeking to improve further its ranking among the world’s top research and teaching universities.  NUBS China focuses its efforts around the three "I"s-International, Innovative, and Interactive. Since 2011, NUBS China has rapidly progressed towards an increasing focus on high impact research, customized executive education, and high quality teaching.

For more information about the School, please visit

This post will be available from 27 August 2018 and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of five years.This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

ALL applicants are required to formally apply online ( for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr. Joon Park, Head of International Business and Management: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The formal interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are 28-29thNovember, 2017 or 21-22ndNovember, 2017 (alternative), but they are subject to change.  

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to the interviews.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, +86 574 88181454 (China). 

Please quote ref. UNNC504                                              Closing Date: 4thOctober, 2017

** Candidates attending the 2017 AoM annual conference in Atlanta for the above positions are welcome to send a CV to 10 July 2017 to schedule an informal interview at the conference.

For other vacancies and more about working at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China please see: 

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

To learn more about working and living in China, please visit:

“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

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

199 Taikang East Road,
Ningbo, 315100,China

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