Visiting Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Chemical Engineering (Fixed Term)

Ningbo - China
¥411,197 to ¥541,469
£46,938.14 to £61,808.69 converted salary* per annum depending on skills and experience
Closing Date:
Sunday, 30 August 2020

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 Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

Applications are invited for the above post in the Faculty of Science & Engineering which is one of the newest divisions at the University but is expected to become one of the biggest as the University rolls out its detailed, long term plans. The first intake of UNNC engineering students graduated in 2014. The University expects to triple its number of engineering students to over 2,000 within the next few years.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for programmes in chemical engineering at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to supervise student research up to the PhD level. The person appointed will be expected to conduct original research for obtaining research funding and quality publication, play an active role in collaborative research projects, and contribute to admin work of the department.

Candidates must have a PhD degree in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline, and excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Knowledge and experience of industrial design and process safety are essential. Experience of supervising student research up to the PhD level, and experience of teaching, tutorial or laboratory work at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels in an English speaking institution are preferable.

Salary will be within the range RMB411,197 – RMB541,469 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). This post is available from 1 September 2020 and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of one year.

If you are interested in this job opportunity at University of Nottingham Ningbo China, please feel free to submit your academic profile to

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