Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in International Studies

Ningbo, China
16 May 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of International Studies is now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant/ Associate Professors / Professors in the fields of International Studies.

About the School

As the School of International Studies enters a period of growth, we are looking for a talented scholar to help develop our emerging field of interest in applied social sciences and others to strengthen our present capacity in History and International Political Economy.

A marriage of the University of Nottingham United Kingdom’s School of History and School of Politics and International Relations, we have a decidedly British approach to international relations, paired with strengths in international and transnational history. With 15 academic staff members from thirteen different countries, IS is the most international School at UNNC and possibly all of China.

About You

We are interested in hearing from candidates with expertise and research interests in general social sciences preferably social and public policy; imperial, European and International history and International Political Economy while demonstrating ability to contribute to the broader interdisciplinarity of international studies. Candidates will be expected to have diverse interest in global public policy and governance, including but not limited to health policy, public and comparative administration, policy theory, social policy, innovation and technology policy and big data, European and Imperial History. We are also looking to fill gaps in quantitative research methods and International Political Economy.

Candidates must evidence ability to teach core and specialist courses in areas of social and public policy, International History and IPE. They should demonstrate ability to contribute to the broader teaching in International Studies, which includes interdisciplinary modules in International Relations, Political Science, History, and other subjects. Equally attractive will be someone with a track record in policy analysis, implementation and evaluation.

Also required is a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in grant capture and world-leading publications. Active contribution to the Center for Advanced International Studies and university key research priorities areas in Sustainable development will also be expected.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

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 via the application link here before 14 June 2023 which should include the following:

  • a cover letter
  • an up-to-date CV
  • a publication list

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr David Kiwuwa, the Head of School of International Studies at email: If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000 – 8006. 

Review of Applications

The academic recruitment campaign will initially run for 2 months from 6 March 2023 to 14 May 2023. Review of applications is ongoing and shortlisted applicants will be invited for recruitment interviews.