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

Teaching and Research Staff

Ningbo

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Job Summary

Reference number
183755
Job family
Teaching & Research Support
Contract status
Full-Time
Closing Time
2024-07-10
Salary
169968 RMB to 239159 RMB per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Purpose of role: 

This role is responsible for teaching Chinese Culture Courses, writing/editing textbooks, designing curriculums, organizing 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. 

Qualifications: 

Essential 

  • Ability to lead the teaching team to develop of the course program; 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in Chinese and English; 

  • Ability to plan and lead teaching programmes and the delivery of research; 

  • Ability to undertake multi-disciplinary teaching ; 

  • CET 6 or equivalent; 

  • Skills in pastoral care and motivating students at all levels; 

  • Courseware production, IT skills in software application; 

  • Ability of research and innovation; 

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

  • Master degree in philosophy, history, politics or related discipline of social science; 

  • Higher Education Teaching Qualification Certificate of People's Republic of China, or need to obtain within 1 year after onboarding; 

  • Being patient, professional and cooperative; 

  • Ability to work under pressure; 

  • Quick learner and strong problem solving skills; 

  • Excellent time management and attention to detail; 

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

  • Availability to work evenings and weekends as required 

Desirable 

  • Ability to deliver lecture in English; 

  • Experience of instructing teaching and compiling textbook ; 

  • Obtained the relevant Teaching Award; 

  • Experience of relevant teaching and teaching management work; 

  • Applicants with published articles or research projects are preferable; 

  • Experience of devising, advising on and managing learning and research programmes; 

  • Doctor degree in philosophy, history, politics or related discipline of social science; 

  • Applicants with professional qualification preferable; 

  • A strong desire to achieve teaching and research excellence; 

  • Member of Communist Party of China (CPC), or strong desire to join CPC. 

 

Main responsibilities: 

Teaching and Teaching Management (70%) 

  • Teach Chinese Culture Course and relevant courses; 

  • Participate in the development and management of teaching-related activities, including but not restricted to contents development for lectures and assessment etc., as team player or team leader where’s appropriate, to ensure professional expertise and improve the quality of the courses; 

  • Undertake teaching management work, e.g. development of the course program, rules and student handbooks etc.; 

  • Build subject (including compiling textbook, building featured-courses, etc.); 

  • Plan, organize and manage course-related social practice; 

  • Manage the implementation and maintenance of teaching systems or platform; 

  • Lecture on national policy and situations; 

Research and Reporting (10%) 

  • Research and explore teaching methods; 

  • Participate in project research of department, and lead assigned school/departmental/work unit projects; 

  • Supply curriculum reports to schools/departments/work units or external organisations (e.g. government departments) as required; 

  • Analyse and interpret data and information and assist in the production of management reports; 

Planning & Supporting (10%) 

  • Undertake department-related administrative work; 

  • Contribute to the assigned tasks in relation to CPC affairs where reasonably be required; 

  • Assist the Manager in the development and implementation of department strategy, policies, procedures, and projects; 

  • Provide specialist/professional advice and recommendations to support informed decision making, learning, teaching and research activities; 

  • Contribute to the department make recommendations about future resource requirements; 

Other (10%) 

  • Liaise, communicate and build working relationships across a number of schools/departmental/work units and with external contacts and contractors as appropriate; 

  • Participate in training and staff development events as trainer or trainee as appropriate; 

  • Maintain appropriate professional development, expertise and awareness; 

  • Undertake other tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be required. 

How to Apply 

Applicants should submit an application via our on-line application system. Only on-line applications made at Career will be accepted. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are around July 2024, but they are subject to change. 

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 6887). Email: Job@nottingham.edu.cn 

Please quote ref. 183755

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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.