Department of Chinese Culture (Centre for Research on Sino-Foreign Universities)

Senior Officer


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Job Summary

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Teaching & Research Support
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263673 RMB to 371012 RMB per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is seeking to recruit a Senior Officer. 


Your Responsibility 


Your key responsibilities include: 

This role is responsible for teaching Chinese Culture Courses, writing/editing textbooks, designing curriculums, organising field trips, making assessment systems, etc. The role holder is also expected to do research on pedagogical issues related to teaching Chinese culture in order to improve the curriculums and enhance the quality of the courses. The role leads a teaching and research team to deliver courses and do research in a high quality. 


About You 

  • Excellent communication, written and presentation skills in Chinese and English.  

  • Ability to deliver lecture in English. ▪ Proven courseware production, IT skills in a wide range of software packages.  

  • Ability to lead the teaching team to develop of the course program. ▪ Proven negotiation and influencing skills.  

  • Tact, diplomacy and confidentiality.  

  • Excellent planning and organising skills.  

  • Proven change management and project management skills. ▪ Initiative, resourcefulness, problem solving skills.  

  • Ability of research and innovation.  

  • Excellent team work ability.  

  • Excellent time management and attention to detail.  

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.  

  • Quick learner and strong problem solving skills. 

  • At least five-year work experience with minimum three-year work experience of relevant teaching role.  

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of teaching and research in role a Sino-foreign university.  

  • Working knowledge of the work of others inside and outside the University relevant to own field of work.  

  • Proven experience of team management.  

  • An understanding of University management systems and the wider higher education 


About Us 

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. Located in Ningbo, this award-winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 9,000 in just 16 years. 


Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support 

This is a Regular post that you will be offered a fixed term contract initially of 5 years with a probation of 6 months with University of Nottingham Ningbo China. 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 should submit an application via our on-line application system before 7 June 2024

Only on-line applications made at ( will be accepted. Referees will be contacted prior to interview and interviews will take place in Ningbo China. 



If you are unable to apply on-line please contact Recruitment Team, Email:  


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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