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Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Marketing

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Location:  Ningbo
Salary:  £35,550 to £47,722 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 10 November 2017
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  994675

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.              

NUBS China is an integral part of the Nottingham University Business School awarding the same internationally recognized degrees offered by Nottingham in the UK. In operation for only seven eight, NUBS China already has approximately 2,000 undergraduate students, 300 masters students, a small Ph.D. program, and growing executive education activity. It has a rapidly expanding international faculty of about 80 coming from about 25 countries permanently based in Ningbo.  It 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 carries out instruction in English and is significantly increasing its research focus and provides an excellent environment and conditions for scholars interested in pursuing an active research agenda.

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 (there are three international schools in Ningbo), and insurance (including international medical insurance) will be provided for international appointments.  NUBS China also provides a competitive research support package for candidates showing good research output. 

Candidates must have a PhD (or be close to completion) in a relevant discipline. Excellent research skills, ideally supported by an established track record of high quality research outputs are required and the ability to attract funding for major research projects is a distinct advantage.  Experience of teaching and tutorial work in relevant subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution is also essential. 

Salary will be within the range of £35,550 - £47,722 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 5 years starting 26 February 2018. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement, subject to revised terms and conditions.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Professor Martin J. Liu, Department Head of Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Management Systems, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are 5 - 8 December 2017 (preferred) or 11 – 15 December 2017 (alternative), but they are subject to change.

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

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: 8818 0000 8564.  Please quote ref. 994675        Closing date: 10 November 2017.

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