School of International Communications

Lab Technician


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169968 RMB to 239159 RMB per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

The School of International Communications (IC) is recruiting for a technician with expertise and skills in Digital Screen Production.

About School of International Communications

The School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is a top recognized Media and Communication School in China and Asia. The school excels in teaching, social impact, and interdisciplinary studies and is affiliated to the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies at the Nottingham UK campus.

Research at the School of International Communications is vibrant and multi-disciplinary. Our dynamic and collegial team is active in the fields of media and communication studies, film and television studies, journalism, mobile studies, and game studies. Our academics publish in highly-rated international journals and are the recipients of various international awards for teaching and research.

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, worked for companies like Google or L’Oreal as well as having their creations broadcasted on HBO or awarded at the Busan International Film Festival.

About You

The School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China has entered a period of growth in terms of research activities, student numbers, and engagement with industries. We are looking, therefore, for talented staff to join our friendly, vibrant, and collegial team.

We are interested in hearing from candidates who share our values of supporting each other, celebrating others achievements, communicating with transparency, acting consistently, impartially and ethically, treating each other with kindness, empowering each other, promote independent thinking, creativity, and inclusivity.

The candidate will oversee the daily management, administration, maintenance, and operations of IC’s audio-visual facilities to support the delivery of practical workshops, as well as student and staff-led projects. The technician should therefore possess relevant professional experience, particularly concerning video production because during the forthcoming academic year, the university will unveil its state-of-the-art Virtual Prodcution and Motion Capture Studio in partnership with ARRI, and the post holder is expected to manage this facility.

In fact, it is an exciting time to be part of the IC team since the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is making significant investments to complement its current and future audio-visual facilities, with the intention of buildind also a Dolby Atmos Sound Studio. The technician will play a key role in the development and realization of these facilities, as well as support the daily operations upon their creation.  

If you believe that you have the relevant skills and experience and can contribute to IC’s ambitions of cultivating a professional screen production learning environment, then we would like to hear from you.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

The successful candidate will initially be offered a three-year contract. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential.

How to Apply

Applicants are invited to submit their applications via the application link as below before 28 May 2024.

Applications should include the following:

  • a cover letter explaining why the candidate is suitable for the post
  • an up-to-date CV

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Filippo Gilardi, the Head of School of International Communications at email:  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000 – 8854

Equality and Diversity

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. It is our intention to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age, socio-economic background, disability, religious or political beliefs, trade union membership, family circumstances, sexual orientation or other irrelevant distinction.


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Every day, I have the privilege of working with staff members from diverse backgrounds, exchanging thoughts, and listening to their ideas. This interaction has significantly expanded my knowledge in countless ways. The university also offers many training and development opportunities for staff growth and development.