Jobs: 2 Academic Positions

12.9.16 – Senior Officer of Learning Technology and Senior Officer of Research and Learning Services
The University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China

Sarah P’s comments: Reviews and information:

Glassdoor Reviews
2012 Article
TripAdvisor  (description and review of the campus)

Closing date: 14 December 2016

Description for both positions:

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 12 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.

Applicant is invited by Library, Research and Learning Resources, which is the professional service department that provides library, learning technologies and special collection services to students, staff and entitled members. As the first Sino-Foreign University library and learning technology department in China, it is featured in building our resources with creative approaches and policies, adopting state-of-art technologies to assist researches, teaching and learning, providing user-centred services.

The successful candidate will be expected to take the lead on managing relationships with the university schools and faculties on behalf of LRLR. The role holder will ensure that connections are made between services delivery and development and the university teaching and learning strategies

Candidates must have a first degree and preferably postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, preferable in electronic education, and excellent communication with teaching, learning communities. Knowledge and experience of leadership and management in HE. Knowledge of virtual learning, mobile learning, open access and their applications.

Salary will be within the range RMB351,386 – RMB419,574 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 three years starting 6 February 2017. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

ALL applicants are required to formally apply online ( for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: May Yan (, Director, Library, Research and Learning Resources. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China.

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: +86 (0)574 8818 0000 (Ext. 6126). Please quote ref. UNNC488.

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