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Teaching fellow in International History(Fixed Term)

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Location:  Ningbo
Salary:  RMB 323,198– RMB 440,485 per annum (pro rata for fractional post), depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 14 August 2020
Reference:  181244

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 8,000 in just 16 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 science and engineering experts. UNNC is part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The primary purpose of the role will be to undertake teaching and provide advice as a member of a teaching team within the School of International Studies for the fall semester of 2020-21.   The successful candidate will need to have a PhD in hand or be a PhD close to completion, with some teaching experience in either case.  Expertise/training in history is needed, and knowledge of contemporary European history and core history concepts and methods is an advantage, but training specific to the subjects at hand can be provided to the right candidate.  The role holder will teach seminars under the leadership of offsite module convenors who cover the lectures for the following courses (modules): The Making of Contemporary Europe (undergraduate), Dissertation: Preliminary Analysis (methods, undergraduate, history components), and Core Concepts (post-graduate, history components).  

Salary will be within the range of RMB 323,198 to RMB 440,485 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). 

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of one semester (fall 2020), starting 1 September 2020, ideally. This contract may be extended into the spring semester if needed, by mutual agreement.

All applicants are required to formally apply online (Link for UNNC recruitment site) for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Christian Mueller, Email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 

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 8818 0000, Ext. 8854. Email:


Please quote ref. 181244.  Closing date: 14 August 2020.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are around early September 2020, but they are subject to change.

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

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