Director of Confucius Institute

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
£49,772 - £55,998 per annum
12 Jan 2017
End of advertisement period
06 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

University of Glasgow
University Services
Governance & Planning

Director of Confucius Institute

Ref: 014980 

Salary: Grade 9, £49,772 - £55,998 per annum.

This is a full time post and funded to January 2021.

The University of Glasgow is a world leading academic institution. We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities, and the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The quality and commitment of our 6,000+ staff make our University one of the best in the world and is in the top 1% of the world’s universities.

This is a 50:50 split post combining both academic and administrative elements and accountable jointly to the Head of the relevant School within the College of Social Sciences or Arts and the Vice Principal (Internationalisation). It could be offered as either an R and T or an S and T contract dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.

The post holder will conduct high-level research and/or teaching in an aspect of Chinese Studies that complements our existing strengths, which include policy, business, arts and culture. You will lead the activities of the University of Glasgow Confucius Institute (UGCI) by providing overall strategic direction and planning for development of the UGCI, including its budgets, marketing, staffing and programmes. You will play a leading role in building relationships with relevant public and private sector organisations in Scotland/UK and in China. These include the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council, the Chinese Embassy and Consulate General, the Chinese Ministry of Education and its office for Chinese language, Nankai University, and Scottish and Chinese businesses and schools.

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Closing date: 6 February 2017

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401

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