Preliminary Year Tutor in Mathematics

Ningbo, China
331602 RMB to 451939 RMB per annum
27 May 2022
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Centre for English Language Education (CELE)

Preliminary Year Tutor in Mathematics

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 16 years.

Centre for English Language Education (CELE)

Since the development of the Nottingham-Ningbo campus in 2004, the Centre for English Language Education (CELE) has aimed to promote high quality EAP teaching in its structure and support of academic programmes delivered in China.

With over 100 academic staff, the CELE operation at UNNC is now one of the largest of its kind in the world and is currently supporting more than 8000 students on its Preliminary Year, Pre-Sessional and Academic Literacy Development Centre programmes.

Throughout the academic year, the Centre is also actively involved in the delivery of teacher training and the teaching of bespoke courses in various aspects of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).

Preliminary Year Programme

The Preliminary Year Programme is offered to students in their first year of study at UNNC and represents 120 academic credits. The programme is currently a 50-50 split between modules focusing on specific academic subjects and modules focusing on the development of English Language skills. Successful completion of the Preliminary Year is a pre-requisite for progression to the second year of study.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for Preliminary Year modules in Mathematics. Experience in teaching and developing materials for modules in Mathematics (with Statistics component) and Computer Science at the Foundation level will be an advantage.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified teaching professionals able to offer experience and expertise in Mathematics and Computer Science. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and preferably a postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a closely related subject and relevant full time teaching experience.

Salary will be within the range RMB 331,602– RMB 451,939 per annum (pro rata for fractional post), depending on skills and qualifications, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. An attractive package, including employment support allowance, first arrival support and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The posts are available from September 2021, initially to be offered on fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of three years. The contract may be extended by mutual agreement, subject to revised terms and conditions.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Pragnesh Gajjar, CELE Senior Tutor in Mathematics and Computer Science: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place via Teams and will likely be held at the end of June 2022, but are subject to change.

Please be advised that normally your references will be contacted prior to the 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 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8564). Email:

Please quote reference: 182461

Closing date: 20 June 2022