UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM NINGBO CHINA

Professor in International Business

Location
Ningbo, China
Posted
01 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2017
Ref
UNNC410X2
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Type

 

Research & Teaching

Department

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Salary

£58754 minimum per annum

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. Located in Ningbo, this award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 6,000 in just 12 years.

As a key component of UNNC, NUBS China is also an integral part of the Nottingham University Business School awarding the same internationally recognized degrees offered by Nottingham in the UK. In operation for just over 10 years, NUBS China currently has approximately 2,800 students of which about 400 are enrolled in postgraduate programmes including a Ph.D. programme. It has a rapidly expanding international faculty of about 90, all based in Ningbo China and coming from 27 countries or so. The school is EQUIS accredited and is part of a university that is highly rated and is seeking to improve further its ranking among the world’s top research and teaching universities. NUBS China focuses its efforts around the three "I"s-International, Innovative, and Interactive. Since 2011, NUBS China has rapidly progressed towards an increasing focus on high impact research, customized executive education, and high quality teaching.

NUBS China offers European-level competitive salaries and benefits with reasonable teaching loads.  In addition, an attractive international benefits package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance, support for international schooling in greater Ningbo area, and insurance (including international medical insurance) will be provided for international appointments.

The role holder will be expected to undertake academic leadership and managerial responsibilities within the School. There are excellent opportunities for research, and the person appointed will be expected to develop their own research activities and to lead research activities in the School.

Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant discipline. Excellent English communication skills are essential together with strong teaching abilities. Candidates are also expected to have demonstrated an ability to conduct high-quality research with the evidence such as publications in FT 45 and ABS level 4 journals. Candidates with a track record of attracting significant research funding will also be highly appreciated.

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience and will be within the professorial range, minimum £58,754 per annum. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of up to 5 years starting 1 September 2017. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

Applicants should submit an application via our on-line application system. Only on-line applications made at (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies) will be accepted.

Informal enquires may also be addressed to Dr Peter Hofman, Head of the Department of International Business and Management, email: peter.hofman@nottingham.edu.cn Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted, applications must be submitted on-line. 

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Jobs/CurrentVacancies/ref/UNNC410X2 If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 88180106. Please quote ref. UNNC410X2. Closing date: Open till filled

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