Teaching Fellow in Economics

Ningbo, China
08 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

 Closing Date

Monday, 15th January 2018

Job Type

Research & Teaching


Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China


Salary will be within the range of RMB299,872 - RMB358,062 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance).

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

School of Economics

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 7,200 in just 13 years.

The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, a pioneer in Sino-foreign tertiary education, is rapidly expanding. It is looking for ambitious, talented academics with a passion for teaching as well as research flair to join its team of economists. UNNC is part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The successful candidate will maintain high standards of teaching, and contribute generally to the development of teaching, teaching methods and assessment in the School. They would be expected to organise and run small group teaching in any of the core areas of economics (i.e. Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics) as well as their own specialist sub-disciplinary fields. There would also be opportunities to lecture and supervise dissertations. They would also be expected to take an active role in teaching administration and the wider development of teaching within the School.

We welcome applications from recent PhD graduates and from those close to award but applicants must have relevant teaching experience. Candidates are expected to have a PhD (or be closed to completion) in economics. Although this is a teaching post, research active scholars are preferred and a competitive research support package for candidates showing good research output. Those with research and teaching interests in Macroeconomics, Monetary, Financial and/or Health Economics are particularly encouraged to apply.

Salary will be within the range of RMB299,872 - RMB358,062 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). 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 3 years starting 26 February 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. 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 ( will be accepted.

Informal enquiries regarding this vacancy may be addressed to Professor Simon Appleton, Head of School of Economics, Email:

Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.  

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview and interview will take place in Ningbo China.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: 86 574 88180000, Ext.8564.  Please quote ref. 170232. Closing date: 15 January 2018

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