Teaching Fellow in Economics

Ningbo - China
¥311,681 to ¥372,162
£35,593.97 to £42,500.90 converted salary* per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance)
Closing Date:
Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Salary: RMB311, 681 - RMB372, 162 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance).

Join a unique British University in China.  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 15 years.

University of Nottingham Ningbo China, a pioneer in Sino-foreign tertiary education, is rapidly expanding. It is looking for ambitious, talented academics with a passion for teaching as well as research flair to join its team. UNNC is part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The School of Economics at UNNC offers a ‘BSc International Economics and Trade’ and a ‘BSc Economics’, with an ‘MSc Finance and Investment (Economics, Money and Finance)’ and a PhD n Economics. It currently comprises 22 full time members of staff with two part time Li Dak Sum Chair Professors and an additional five posts being filled for the coming academic year. The student population is 720 and looking to expand at the postgraduate level. 87 percent of our undergraduates last year proceeded with further studies in well recognised Universities of English-speaking countries. All programmes match well-established programmes running in the UK and benefit from shared resources with our campuses in UK and Malaysia. Administratively, the School is part of The Nottingham UK School of Economics, which is ranked fifth for research in the UK by the Tilburg University global ranking of economics schools and 38th in the world.

The successful candidate will maintain high standards of teaching, and contribute generally to the development of teaching, teaching methods and assessment in the School. They would be expected to convene modules and lecture in any of the core areas of economics (i.e. Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics) as well as to organise and run small group teaching. There would be opportunities to teach and supervise dissertations in their areas of expertise. The role holder would take an active role in teaching administration and the wider development of teaching within the School.

We welcome applications from recent PhD graduates and from those close to award but applicants must have relevant teaching experience. Candidates are expected to have a PhD (or be closed to completion) in economics. Although this is a teaching post, research active scholars are preferred and a competitive research support package for candidates showing good research output.

Salary will be within the range of RMB311, 681 - RMB372, 162 per 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.

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of three years starting 17th February. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

All applicants are required to formally apply online (Link for UNNC recruitment site) for the position.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Prof. Simon Appleton, Department Head of Economics, email: simon.appleton@nottingham.edu.cn.  Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.  Applications must be submitted on-line. 

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: https://hrms.nottingham.edu.cn/psc/PRDHCM/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=180734&PostingSeq=1

If you are unable to apply If you are unable to apply on-line please contact Recruitment Team, Email: Job@nottingham.edu.cn 

Please quote ref. [180734].  Closing date: 17th December.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are around 15-16th January.

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

To learn more about working and living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

199 Taikang East Road,
Ningbo, 315100,China

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Email: UniversityJobsinChina@nottingham.ac.uk