Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Innovation Management

Ningbo, China
03 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
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 12 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 successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Entrepreneurship and International Business Management. They are expected to play a lead role in collaborative research projects and conduct ongoing original research and publications in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Leadership.

Candidates must have a PhD degree and preferably postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in Entrepreneurship or related areas and excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Knowledge and experience in teaching Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Innovation Management courses with emphasis on the role of technology in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management are necessary. Experience of supervising PhD and Master Students and experience of teaching, tutorial or laboratory work at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English speaking institution are preferable.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 580,035 to RMB 688,900 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance).  In addition, an attractive package including employment service allowance (accommodation and annual return airfare to home country for candidate and family), tuition for children at local international school, moving expenses, and insurance will be provided for this appointments.

The post is available from 01 December 2021 and will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of five years starting. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

All applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Sathyaprakash Balaji Makam Department Head of Entrepreurship, Marketing and Management Systems, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted on-line. 

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

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 (0)574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8854).  Email:

Please quote ref.  181736 Closing date: 30 June 2021.

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