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Assistant Professor in Media, Communications or Cultural Studies

11.04.2019 10:51 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China

Deadline: May 3, 2019, 11:59pm (Beijing time)

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. UNNC is part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is currently ranked in the world top 300 for the discipline of Communication as measured by the Shanghai ARWU:

The recruitment of a research-active media, communications or cultural studies scholar will contribute to the maintenance and/or improvement of The University of Nottingham Ningbo China’s ranking.

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 our school. We currently run an MA programme in International Communications and also have one of the most successful PhD programmes in the university.

We have been graduating students for more than ten years and our alumni have continued their education in some of the world’s leading universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, as well as working for companies like the Bank of China, L’Oreal, Ogilvy & Mather and the British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

The post-holder will be expected to teach across the full range of our programmes, undertake supervision of BA and MA dissertation students and PGR students, and conduct research and external engagement in the school’s main research areas. More details of the school and its teaching and research activities can be found here:

Candidates will need to have a PhD in a discipline relevant to the post and a demonstrable ability to teach media and communication studies, or cultural studies. Some experience of teaching/tutorial work in relevant subjects at undergraduate or postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution, as well as evidence of peer-reviewed research outputs in media and communication studies or cultural studies are also essential requirements of this post.

Salary will be within the range of £36,261 – £48,677 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond these scales is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

This post is available from 2 September 2019 or thereafter and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of up to five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement, subject to revised terms and conditions.

ALL applicants are required to formally apply online for the position:

Informal enquires may be addressed to Professor Andrew White, Head of School of International Communications, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.

Please be advised that your references will be contacted prior to interview. Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China, towards the middle or end of June.

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext.8966, Email:

Please quote ref: 180620 Closing date: 11:59pm (Beijing time) 3 May 2019



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