Teaching Fellow in International Studies (Fixed Term)

Ningbo - China
¥323,198 to ¥440,485
£36,893.05 to £50,281.36 converted salary* per annum (pro rata for fractional post), depending on skills and experience
Closing Date:
Friday, 14 August 2020

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 8,000 in just 16 years.

The 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.

The primary purpose of the role will be to undertake teaching and provide advice as a member of a teaching team within the School of International Studies for the fall semester of 2020-21. The successful candidate will have a PhD in International Relations or Politics, or be a PhD student in such disciplines. Some degree of international relations/political science expertise/training is needed, and knowledge of comparative politics, IPE and European politics/policy is an advantage, though training specific to the subjects at hand can be provided. The role holder will teach seminars under the leadership of offsite module convenors who cover the lectures for the following courses (modules): Introduction to Comparative Politics, International Political Economy, and EU Policies and Law, plus seminar contributions to undergraduate Methods and post-graduate Core Concepts modules.  

Salary will be within the range of RMB 323,198 to RMB 440,485 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). 

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of one semester (fall 2020) starting 1 September 2020 ideally. This contract may be extended to spring semester depending on the needs of the School and by mutual agreement.

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

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Kiwuwa, Email: David.Kiwuwa@nottingham.edu.cn. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 

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. 8854. Email: Job@nottingham.edu.cn

Please quote ref. 181243.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are around early September 2020, but they are subject to change.

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

T. +86(0)574 8818 0000
Email: UniversityJobsinChina@nottingham.ac.uk