Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Business Management, SII-DUFE, Dalian, China

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 31 Jul 2023

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Location:  China
Salary:  £30,000 to £54,135 Competitive Salary
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 31 July 2023
Reference:  011623

The University

Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE), founded in 1952, is one of the leading universities in China in finance, economics, management, and tourism.

Surrey International Institute, located on the DUFE campus, is an academic partnership between DUFE in Dalian and the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom. It’s growing International Business Management, International Tourism Management, and Accounting & Finance Program have an established international reputation.

NB: This appointment is not with the University of Surrey. While the role, as part of a highly international team of fellow academics, is to teach on the SII-DUFE Business Management programmes, the appointment will be made by DUFE, and the successful candidate will be employed by DUFE.


A PhD in disciplines of Business Management or a closely related field and a recent record of scholarship published in peer-reviewed journals are preferred, or a Master's degree in domains of Business Management and a sufficient number of years of relevant industry and professional experience. 

  • A Doctoral degree in Business Management, preferably with teaching/industrial experience.
  • The successful applicants should be able to design and teach courses in International Business Management and teach a broader area of fundamentals of business management at the undergraduate levels.
  • Candidate should have at least two years of teaching experience.
  • Awareness of quality assurance processes in UK higher education.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, maintain effective communications with colleagues and use initiative to resolve problems or find information.
  • UK and International teaching experience are preferable.
  • Certificate in teaching qualification is preferable

Remuneration Package

  • Standard Salary Ranges span is £30,000 - £54,135 depending on qualifications and        experience. 
  • Applicants not fully meeting all criteria or completing PhDs may still be considered for posts, though on agreed salaries and conditions.
  • The salary offered will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience, but will compare favourably with leading Chinese Universities.
  • Expatriate benefits will be available to eligible applicants, such as accommodation allowance, a relocation allowance, medical insurance and paid leave.
  • All academic faculties are engaged in research activities and provide research funds for fieldwork, conference attendance and rewards for publications in academic journals.


  • Our ideal candidate will have proven and sound Undergraduate teaching experience, along with relevant professional experience
  • Developing new teaching methods that encourage positive interactions and overall student development.
  • Teaching various undergraduate modules in International Business Management disciplines, such as fundamental business management and skills, employability and professional practice law and ethics, entrepreneurship, international business, business decision making, and business organisational psychology.
  • For more information, list of modules available: 


  • Planning, delivering, and critically reviewing a range of teaching and assessment activities appropriate to students' levels.
  • Setting and/or promptly marking coursework, practical sessions, examinations, and providing appropriate feedback to students according to marking rubrics.
  • Providing regular consultation times, personal tutoring, and extra-curricular support for students seeking guidance on their subjects, advice on assessments, or related issues.
  • Participating in peer classroom observations or other staff development initiates aimed at improving quality.

Application Procedure

To apply, please send your CV, a brief covering letter including teaching capabilities by subject areas, the main page of your passport and two reference letters of former employers to . 

Only the applicants who meet the selection criteria will receive a reply from us. 

Applications will be processed on receipt until the posts are filled.

For further questions on the advertised positions, please contact:

Ms. Wang Linfei (Nina) 

HR Officer

Surrey International Institute (SII)

Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE)

Dalian, P.R.China

T: +86-411-84711306


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