Assistant Professor in International Communications

Ningbo - China
¥429,906 to ¥566,105
£52,457.56 to £69,076.70 converted salary* per annum, depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance)
Closing Date:
Monday, 13 February 2023

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China                        

The School of International Communications is now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors in the fields of International Communications. 

About School of International Communications 

The School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is a top recognized Media and Communication School in China and Asia. The school excels in teaching, social impact, and interdisciplinary studies and is affiliated to the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies at the Nottingham UK campus. 

Research at the School of International Communications is vibrant and multi-disciplinary. Our dynamic and collegial team is active in the fields of media and communication studies, film and television studies, journalism, mobile studies, and game studies. Our academics publish in highly-rated international journals and are the recipients of various international awards for teaching and research. 

We have been graduating students for more than ten years and our alumni have continued their education in some of the worlds leading universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, worked for companies like Google or LOreal as well as having their creations broadcasted on HBO or awarded at the Busan International Film Festival. 

About You 

The School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China has entered a period of growth in terms of research activities, student numbers, and engagement with industries. We are looking, therefore, for talented scholars to join our friendly, vibrant, and collegial team. 

We are interested in hearing from candidates who share our values of supporting each other, celebrating others achievements, communicating with transparency, acting consistently, impartially and ethically, treating each other with kindness, empowering each other, promote independent thinking, creativity, and inclusivity. 

The applicant should have an expertise and research interests in the following areas: Creative and Cultural Industries, Big Data, Film studies, Digital heritage, Digital Humanities, Media convergence, News media and journalism studies, Cultural studies, Gender Studies, Games studies and/or Celebrity Studies. 

We value excellent educators, who are passionate about and innovative in their teaching and who can contribute to our high standards and broader teaching expertise in International Communications. 

Our teaching is research-led and we are committed to cultivating and educating tomorrows global citizens with cross-disciplinary skills, an intercultural mind-set and inclusive values in order to lead meaningful lives with dignity and social mobility. 

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support 

Salary will be within the range of RMB 429,906 to RMB 566,105 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. 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. 

How to Apply 

Applicants are invited to submit their applications via the application link as below before 13 February 2023 which should include the following: 

  1. a cover letteran up-to-date CV
  2. a publication list
  3. a statement of teaching philosophy giving evidence of teaching excellence
  4. a research statement indicating your planned research activities as part of our department. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Filippo Gilardi, the Head of School of International Communications at email:

Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted on-line, by clicking the 'Apply' button.

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 88180000(ext.8966), Email:

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