UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM NINGBO CHINA

Professor of Creative Industries and Digital Media

Location
Ningbo, China
Posted
18 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2020
Ref
181419
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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 15 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 School of International Communications is the largest school in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and is affiliated to the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies at the Nottingham UK campus. Our BA (Hons) in International Communications is a provincial level accredited degree which includes a dedicated programme of study for a European or East Asian language. Its sister programme, BA (Hons) in International Communications with Chinese, has proved successful in attracting high quality international students to the school. We currently run an MA programme in International Communications and also have one of the most successful PhD programmes in the university.

The post-holder will be expected to teach across the full range of our programmes, undertake supervision of BA and MA dissertation students and PGR students, and conduct research and external engagement in the school’s main research areas. More details of the school and its teaching and research activities can be found here:

https://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/internationalcommunications/about-the-school.aspx   

Candidates must have a PhD degree supported by extensive and high level research and teaching experience in communications studies that connects to the Creative Industries and Digital Media, which could include:

  • Media technologies
  • Film studies
  • Digital heritage
  • Digital Humanities
  • Media convergence
  • News media and journalism studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Games studies
  • Celebrity studies

The successful candidate will work in a cooperative and collegial manner with fellow staff at all levels of seniority.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 713,012 to RMB 907,150 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 and 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 5 years starting 2 of April 2021. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

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

Informal enquires may be addressed to Dr Filippo Gilardi, Head of School of International Communications, email: filippo.gilardi@nottingham.edu.cn. Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted on-line.

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

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: https://hrms.nottingham.edu.cn/psc/PRDHCM/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=181419&PostingSeq=1

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact Recruitment Team, Email: Job@nottingham.edu.cn 

Please quote ref.181419. Closing date: 22 December 2020.

For other vacancies and more about working at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China please see: http://www.universityjobsinchina.com/

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