Director of the Language Centre

Ningbo - China
¥358,062 to ¥525,825
Closing Date:
Friday, 22 September 2017

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo 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. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 13 years.

The post represents an exciting and unique opportunity for an established language teaching professional to join a strongly established Language Centre and to continue to contribute to its development and strength.  The post holder will be expected to play an important role in further contributing to the success of the Language Centre and to its contribution to the implementation of the University's strategic mission and vision.

Candidates must have a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline and a proven track record of best practice in language teaching in one of the languages currently taught by the Centre. Effective leadership skills, communication and presentation skills in English and experience of teaching at degree level in an international English-speaking institution are also required.  Experience of leadership in the pedagogy of Mandarin Chinese is highly desirable.

Salary will be within the range RMB358,062 – RMB525,825per annum, depending on skills and experience.  Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

This post will be available from 1 November 2017 and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of 5 years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

For further information about the exciting developments at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, please refer to the further details for this post.

Informal enquiries regarding this vacancy may be addressed to Ms Marion Sadoux, Director of the Language Centre, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

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, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext. 8564.

Please quote ref. 994634

Closing date: 22 September 2017

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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