University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor in Education/English/Translation and Interpreting

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

School of Education and English

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Salary: We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential.                           

The School of Education and English is now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors in the field of Education, Applied Linguistics, and Translation and Interpreting 

About the School

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Education and English at UNNC where schools in UK and Malaysia are brought together, providing the opportunities, the expertise and the skills for our academics to work together on programmes and projects involving Applied Linguistics, International Higher Education, Translation and Interpreting, Cognitive Neuroscience, Literature and Drama, and many other fields. The School of Education and English provides various opportunities for research activities, which is further enhanced by the state-or-art laboratories and academics who are highly influential in their respective fields. The diverse and inclusive environment enable pioneering research in areas of Psycholinguistics, Intercultural Communication, Multilingualism, Educational Leadership Language Education (TESOL), Translation and Interpreting, and Higher Education. Out top-tier, innovative, rigorous and cross-disciplinary research contributes new knowledge and ideas that lead to real change in the world. 

About You 

We seek to appoint you if you are experienced, self-driven, creative and results oriented, with good record of internationally recognized research publications. You will be at professor or associate professor level specializing in an area that is related to education, ideally with more than 5 years (for associate professor) and ideally more than 8 years (for professor) of working experience in institutions of higher learning. Preference will be given to your experience in leadership roles, good teaching records, and building and leading in research or innovative teaching practices. 

You will be called upon to mentor early career researchers and junior colleagues in areas of teaching and research. You should be able to motivate colleagues and work as a team and create a strong learning community within the school. You will be able to forge partnership with other faculties and institutions to bring in opportunities for the expansion of the school in terms of multi-disciplinary collaboration and contribute to the society. You should possess strong management skills and the ability to solve problems to ensure a smooth running of the school. You are expected to contribute to the development of the school in line with the university values. 

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support 

The successful candidate will be offered a five-year contract that may be extended by mutual agreement. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We offer international highly competitive salary package and you will have a range of benefits and entitlements, including accommodation allowance, insurances, schooling support, home flight, relocation repatriation support, and paid annual leave. You will be offered a wider range of Chinese talent schemes application opportunities based on the eligibility of application. 

How to Apply 

Applicants are invited to submit their applications before 21 April 2024 

Applications should include but are not limited to the following: 

  • A cover letter
  • An up-to-date CV
  • A publication list
  • A statement of teaching philosophy giving evidence of teaching excellenceA research statement indicating your planned research activities as part of our department

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Associate Professor Dr Lily Yu, Interim Head of School of Education and English at email:

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000  8757; Email:

Review of Applications 

The academic recruitment campaign will initially run from 11 March 2024 to 21 April 2024. Review of applications is ongoing and shortlisted applicants will be invited for recruitment interviews.