Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Applied Linguistics

Ningbo, China
18 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

 Closing Date

Sunday, 15th October 2017

Job Type

Research & Teaching


Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China


£34956 to £46924 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

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 7,000 in just 13 years.

The School of English at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is a thriving, expanding and research-active school, established with the support of the School of English at the University of Nottingham, UK. This school provides three UG and PG degree programmes each since 2008 and offers our students the same degree certificates as those who study in the UK campus.

The successful candidate for the Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars in the areas of Applied Linguistics. We are looking for someone specializing in at least TWO of the following areas: intercultural communication, language acquisition,pedagogy of teaching English to young learners and discourse analysis. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the school. In addition, the candidate is expected to conduct research, obtain research funding, contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities, supervise undergraduate, masters’ and doctoral students and undertake administrative duties.

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Salary will be within the range of £34,956 - £46,924 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance).  In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

This post is available from 1st January 2018 thereafter and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of up to five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement, subject to revised terms and conditions.

ALL applicants are required to formally apply online ( for the position.

Informal enquiries regarding this vacancy may be addressed to: Professor Lixian Jin, Head of School of English, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Email: Tel 86 (0)574 8818 0000, Ext. 8560. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo and your referees will be contacted prior to the interview.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext.8564.  Please quote ref. UNNC498X1. Closing date: 15 October 2017

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.