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Teaching Fellow/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor in Media Studies

The School of International Communications is now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Teaching Fellows/Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors in the following disciplinary areas:

Immersive sound; VR/XR; Digital Heritage; Media Production and Post-Production; Digital Humanities; Games studies.

About the School

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, a top recognized Media and Communication School in China and Asia. The school excels in teaching, social impact, and interdisciplinary studies and is affiliated to the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies at the Nottingham UK campus.

Research at the School of International Communications is vibrant and multi-disciplinary. Our dynamic and collegial team is active in the fields of media and communication studies, film and television studies, journalism, mobile studies, and game studies. Our academics publish in highly-rated international journals and are the recipients of various international awards for teaching and research.

We have been graduating students for more than fifteen years and our alumni have continued their education in some of the world’s leading universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, worked for companies like Google or L’Oreal as well as having their creations broadcasted on HBO or awarded at the Busan International Film Festival.

About You

The School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China has entered a period of growth in terms of research activities, student numbers, and engagement with industries and it is developing a Virtual Production Studio in collaboration with ARRI as well as a Dolby Atmos studio. We are looking, therefore, for talented scholars to join our friendly, vibrant, and collegial team and help us in this exciting new development.

We are interested in hearing from candidates who share our values of supporting each other, celebrating others achievements, communicating with transparency, acting consistently, impartially and ethically, treating each other with kindness, empowering each other, promote independent thinking, creativity, and inclusivity.

The applicant can be at any stage of their career with expertise and research interests in the following areas: Immersive sound; VR/XR; Digital Heritage; Media Production and Post-Production; Digital Humanities; Games studies.

Exceptional candidates from other areas of Communication and Media studies will also be considered.

We value excellent educators, who are passionate about and innovative in their teaching and who can contribute to our high standards and broader teaching expertise in Communications.

Our teaching is research-led and we are committed to cultivating and educating tomorrow’s global citizens with cross-disciplinary skills, an intercultural mind-set and inclusive values in order to lead meaningful lives with dignity and social mobility.

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 below before 21 April 2024.

Applications should include but not limited to the following:

  • a cover letter
  • an up-to-date CV
  • a publication list
  • A statement of teaching philosophy giving evidence of teaching excellence
  • A research statement indicating your planned research activities as part of our department 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Filippo Gilardi, HoS of International Communications at email: If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000 – 8757, Email:

Review of Applications

The academic recruitment campaign will initially run from 11 March 2024 to 21 April 2024.  Review of applications is ongoing and shortlisted applicants will be invited for recruitment interviews.

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