LINGUIST List 31.1574

Tue May 12 2020

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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Date: 10-May-2020
From: Cai <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China
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University or Organization: The University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Location: Ningbo, China
Web Address:
Job Title: Teaching Fellow in Literature or Applied Linguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


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 Education and English 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 successful candidate is expected to deliver lectures and seminars in topics within Literature and Applied Linguistics. Specifically, we are looking for someone who has some teaching experience in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Intercultural Communication, Business and Professional Communication, Discourse Analysis, English Literature, Drama, English Language Teaching Methods, and Academic Learning Skills. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and possibly postgraduate programmes. Candidates who are interested in research and who will contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities and undertake administrative duties are preferred. Candidates must have a PhD degree at or near completion in a relevant discipline, preferably in English Literature or Applied Linguistics, and excellent communication and presentation skills in English.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 311,681 – RMB 372,162 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale 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 Three years starting 1 Sept 2020. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.
All applicants are required to formally apply online (Link for UNNC recruitment site) for the position.

Informal enquires may be addressed to Dr Derek Irwin, Head of School for Education and English, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted on-line.

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department. Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext. 8854. Email:
Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are around middle to late June 2020, but they are subject to change.

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

Application Deadline: 31-May-2020

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources Department Shi
Phone: 86 574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8854)

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