Associate Professor in Health Economics

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Ningbo - China
¥606,426 to ¥720,242
£72,150.14 to £85,691.51 converted salary* per annum
Closing Date:
Sunday, 18 December 2022

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Salary: Salary will be within the range of RMB 606,426 to RMB 720,242 per annum, depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance).                           

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 from its establishment in 2004 to a student body of 8,000 students. 

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 School of Economics. UNNC is part of the University of Nottinghams 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 in Economics. It currently comprises 22 full time members of staff and one part time Professor. The student population is 854 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 would be expected to teach at undergraduate and potentially postgraduate level courses in health economics. Candidates with research and teaching interests in the area of health economics are encouraged to apply, although fitting one or more of the fields in which the School has teaching or research needs would be desirable. Current teaching needs include labour economics, development economics, financial economics and quantitative economics. 

The School has three research centres: Globalisation and Economics Policy, the Centre for Health Economics and the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics.The successful candidate will contribute to research activity, including the supervision of postgraduate students, within in the Centre for Health Economics. More senior candidates will be expected to assume a leadership position with the Centre for Health Economics that will enhance the Schools reputation. The selected candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research, leading to publication in top-ranking economics journals on a sustained basis; to deliver high-quality teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and to assist with the administration of the School and the Centre for Health Economics. 

Candidates must have a PhD degree in Economics or a closely related discipline. Excellence in research, supported by a publication record commensurate with the level of the post is necessary. Teaching excellence, including strong communication and presentation skills in English, is essential. 

The post 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. Salary will be within the range of RMB 606,426 to RMB 720,242 per annum, depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including employment support allowance, schooling support, first arrival  repatriation support, and international private insurance will be provided for international appointments. You will be offered a wider range of Chinese talent schemes application opportunities based on the eligibility of application. 

Applicants are invited to submit their applications via the application link as below before 18 December 2022 which should include the following: 

  1. a cover letter
  2. an up-to-date CV
  3. a publication list

Informal enquires may be addressed to Dr. Stuart McDonald, Interim Head of the School of Economics, email:

Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000  8966.

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