Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.
This role has come up as a result of an international partnership joint venture between University for the Creative Arts (UCA), UK and Xiamen University, China.
Job Title: Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
Location: Xiamen University, Zhangzhou Campus, China
Full Time: 36.25 hours per week
Type: Fixed-Term Contract for 2 years
Salary: £36,382 to £50,295 per annum
We are looking for the best creatives, designers, teachers, and researchers to join us in beautiful, sub-tropical, South-East China. The Institute of Creativity and Innovation (ICI) is a dual-degree institute founded by Xiamen University (XMU) and the University for the Creative Arts (UCA). We’re located on XMU’s Zhangzhou campus, which boasts a park-like atmosphere, with mountains on one side and Amoy Bay on the other. It’s a short commute to beautiful beaches, or the city of Xiamen, the multicultural center of South-East China.
This is a unique opportunity to join an institution at its inception and to contribute to its future direction and success.
Our Teaching Fellows and Senior Teaching Fellows will have a deep understanding of subject-specific principles and their application, combined with the ability to engage and inspire students. You will hold a higher degree in a relevant discipline, along with a teaching qualification or equivalent professional experience with at least 2 consecutive years of teaching experience. Active research in the field or ongoing professional practice are considered assets. The roles are on 2 years’ fixed-term contract.
The right candidates will have the passion and drive needed to contribute to the successful establishment of the Institute and to contribute to the ongoing development of its course portfolio in line with the needs of the emerging Chinese creative industries.
UCA offers a competitive compensation package including visa application expense allowance, relocation allowance, health insurance, annual repatriation allowance, and accommodations.
Come and join a growing community of design professionals in a location that inspires creativity – you won’t be disappointed.
HOW TO APPLY?
Please click on the link below and apply with your updated CV and a covering letter stating your suitability for the role. You can also upload your portfolio, which would be desirable.
Priority will be given to applicants with experience of working in the UK, or other countries where courses are taught in English.
Candidates must be able to meet the Chinese visa requirements which are available here. UCA will assist with obtaining a visa.
The closing date for applications is 02 January 2022. Please note UCA may close a vacancy early in the event of high numbers of applications being received.
Interviews will be held in January 2022.
The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.