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Assistant Professor in Media, Communication and Cultural Studies

08.07.2021 09:45 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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.

A pioneer in Sino-foreign tertiary education, UNNC is rapidly expanding as part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University. The institution seeks ambitious, talented academics with a flair for research and a passion for teaching to join its team of experts, offering unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The School of International Communications is the largest school in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and is affiliated to the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies at the Nottingham UK campus. Our BA (Hons) in International Communications is a provincial level accredited degree which includes a dedicated programme of study for a European or East Asian language. Its sister programme, BA (Hons) in International Communications with Chinese, has proved successful in attracting high quality international students to the school. We currently run an MA programme in International Communications and also have one of the most successful PhD programmes in the university.

The role holder will conduct research and teaching broadly in the area of Media, Communication and Cultural Studies on our BA and MA International Communications programmes. S/he should have a specialism in Communication and Media and be able to teach in one of the key area of the School.

More details of the school and its teaching and research activities can be found here:

Candidates must have a PhD in relevant subject area, which could include:

  • Media technologies
  • Film studies
  • Digital heritage
  • Digital Humanities
  • Media convergence
  • News media and journalism studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Games studies
  • Celebrity Studies

A specialization or industry experience in filmmaking will be an asset.

Salary will be within the range of RMB421,889 to RMB555,548 per annum depending on skills and experience.. In addition, an attractive package including employment support allowance, international private medical insurance and schooling support will be provided.

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of 5 years starting September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. This contract may be extended by mutual agreement.

All applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Dr Filippo Gilardi, Head of School of International Communications, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted on-line.

Interview will be arranged in August in Ningbo or on Teams for oversea candidates, but these 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 Recruitment Team, Email:

Please quote ref.1818102. Closing date: 1 August 2021.

For other vacancies and more about working at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China please see:



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