University of Nottingham, School of International Studies
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)/Associate Professor in Social Science and International Politics
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
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 6,000 in just 8 years.
Applications are invited from academics with broad social science knowledge, especially regarding political and international institutions. Candidates must have a PhD (for appointment at Lecturer level, they may be close to completion), in anthropology, history, political science or sociology. Comparative and theoretical interests especially sought, though regional specialists are also welcome to apply. Some demonstrable interest in Asia and/or the Pacific would be an added benefit, as would teaching and administrative experience. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will contribute to collaborative research projects with colleagues at UNNC, on Nottingham’s other two campuses, including the tri-campus Institute for Asia and Pacific Studies (IAPS) and the Centre for the Study of Political Ideologies (CSPI). The successful candidate must be a passionate and well-spoken teacher ready to teach flexibly in a range of existing and new modules on themes such as comparative politics, global issues, diplomacy, etc., to both undergraduate and graduate students. Experience of working with primary-source research collections and an ability to guide students in their use for research purposes, would be an advantage.
For the position of Assistant Professor (Lecturer) salary will be within the range of £33,562-£45,053 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance).
In addition to the requirements above, for the position of Associate Professor the successful candidate must have completed a PhD in a relevant discipline and should have experience in teaching and course leadership and an international reputation in research and scholarship. For the position of Associate Professor salary will be within the range of £47,787-£57,031 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance).
This post is available from 1 September 2014 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.
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 http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AIF621/assistant-professor-lecturer-associate-professor-in-social-science-and-international-politics/. If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: 01158 468 539. Please quote ref. UNNC327. Closing date: 31 March 2014.
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Informal enquiries regarding this vacancy may be addressed to: David.Wolff@nottingham.edu.cn. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences