Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Business Management

£30,000 to £54,135
14 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2024
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Location: China
Salary: £30,000 to £54,135
Fixed Term
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Wednesday 31 January 2024
Reference: 046423

The University

Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE), founded in 1952, is one of the leading universities in China in finance, economics, management, and tourism.

Surrey International Institute, located on the DUFE campus, is an academic partnership between DUFE in Dalian and the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom. It’s growing International Business Management, International Tourism Management, and Accounting & Finance Program have an established international reputation.

About the Role

We're looking for a passionate educator to join our team in Dalian for an initial one year fixed term contract. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop new teaching methods that encourage positive interactions and overall student development.
  • Teach various undergraduate modules in International Business Management disciplines, such as fundamental business management and skills, and business analytics. entrepreneurship, innovation, project management, digital business, and digital coding.
  • Plan, deliver, and critically review a range of teaching and assessment activities appropriate to students' levels.
  • Set and/or mark coursework, practical sessions, examinations, and provide appropriate feedback to students according to marking rubrics.
  • Provide regular consultation times, personal tutoring, and extra-curricular support for students seeking guidance on their subjects, advice on assessments, or related issues.
  • Participate in peer classroom observations or other staff development initiates aimed at improving quality.

(For more information, list of modules available: )

About you:

Our ideal candidate will have proven and sound undergraduate teaching experience, along with relevant professional experience. A PhD in disciplines of Business Management or a closely related field and a recent record of scholarship published in peer-reviewed journals are preferred, or a Master's degree in domains of Business Management and a sufficient number of years of relevant industry and professional experience. The successful applicants should be able to design and teach courses in International Business Management and teach a broader area of fundamentals of business management at the undergraduate levels. Candidate should have at least two years of teaching experience and awareness of quality assurance processes in UK higher education. You will have the ability to work with minimum supervision, maintain effective communications with colleagues and use initiative to resolve problems or find information. UK and International teaching experience are preferable and a Certificate in teaching qualification.

Remuneration Package

  • Standard Salary Ranges span is £30,000 - £54,135 depending on qualifications and experience. 
  • Applicants not fully meeting all criteria or completing PhDs may still be considered for posts, though on agreed salaries and conditions.
  • The salary offered will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience, but will compare favourably with leading Chinese Universities.
  • Expatriate benefits will be available to eligible applicants, such as accommodation allowance, a relocation allowance, medical insurance and paid leave.
  • All academic faculties are engaged in research activities and provide research funds for fieldwork, conference attendance and rewards for publications in academic journals.

Application Procedure

To apply, please send your CV, a brief covering letter including teaching capabilities by subject areas, the main page of your passport and two reference letters of former employers to

Due to the level of interest, unfortunately only the applicants who meet the selection criteria will receive a reply from us. 

Applications will be processed on receipt until the posts are filled.

For further questions on the advertised positions, please contact:

Ms. Wang Linfei (Nina) 

HR officer

Surrey International Institute (SII)

Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE)

Dalian, P.R.China

T: +86-411-84711306


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