Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Structural Engineering

Ningbo - China
£36,914 to £49,553 per annum, depending on skills and experience
Closing Date:
Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Location: Ningbo     

Salary: Salary will be within the range of £36,914 to £49,553 per annum, depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). 

Closing Date: Tuesday 31 March 2020                         

Reference: 181104             

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 of science and engineering experts. UNNC is part of the University of Nottinghams Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy. 

The Department of Civil Engineering at University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) seeks to fill academic positions at the level of Assistant Professor. The position is open to candidates with research interests in the field of Structural Engineering.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, play a lead role in collaborative research projects and conduct ongoing original research for publications, with teaching areas focusing on analysis and design of steel structures.

Candidates must have a PhD in Structural Engineering or related discipline. Experience of teaching and tutorial work in relevant subjects at undergraduate level in an international English-speaking institution is also preferable. The role holder will be mainly expected to contribute to the teaching and research of the Department. 

Salary will be within the range of 36,914 to 49,553 per annum, depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, schooling support, home flight, relocation  repatriation support, and insurance will be provided for international appointments. 

The posts are available immediatelyor as soon as possible and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of up to five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr Craig Hancock (, Head of Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted on-line. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and your referees will be contacted prior to interview. 

For more details and/or to apply on-line pleaseaccess: 

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8564).Email: 

Please quote reference: 181104 

Closing date: 31 March 2020

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

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

199 Taikang East Road,
Ningbo, 315100,China

T. +86(0)574 8818 0000