Senior Tutor in Business, Humanities and Social Sciences

Updated: 5 months ago

Ningbo - China
¥429,906 to ¥566,105
£53,190.12 to £70,041.34 converted salary* per annum
Closing Date:
Monday, 10 October 2022

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 8,000 in just 17 years. We are looking for a qualified and committed Senior Tutor in Business, Humanities and Social Sciences to join the Centre for English Language Education.

Centre for English Language Education (CELE)

Since the development of the Nottingham-Ningbo campus in 2004, the Centre for English Language Education (CELE) has aimed to promote high quality EAP teaching in its structure and support of academic programmes delivered in China. With over 112 academic staff, the CELE operation at UNNC is now one of the largest of its kind in the world and is currently supporting students on UNNC Preliminary Year, Pre-Sessionals, summer schools and In-sessional language and academic skills support programmes.

Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified educators and leaders having both managerial and teaching experience in higher education relevant to the position.

Successful applicants must have a Master’s degree in Business, Economics or Humanities/Social Sciences and excellent English language competence. Substantial university level teaching experience in international settings is essential, with proven experience in course/academic project development and management, leading teams and prioritizing work to strict deadlines. The successful candidates will also directly line manage up to 10 individual academic staff and be responsible for carrying out classroom observations of teaching, as well as conducting annual staff performance reviews. Delivery of teaching on credit-bearing content modules (including convenorship) will also be required. This is a teaching-only position with no working time allocated for research.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 429,906 – RMB 566,105 per annum, depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The posts will initially be offered on a fixed term contract for a period of 3 years starting January 2023 (later starts for exceptional candidates may be negotiated). This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement. All posts will be based in Ningbo and contracts will be with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

All applicants are required to formally apply online for the position and be ready to upload a current CV and a cover letter addressing the person specification from the role profile. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Deputy Director – Preliminary Year Content of CELE, Mr Mattia Miani, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo where possible or by Teams and likely interview dates will be early November 2022, but are subject to change.

For more details, click 'Apply'.

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8895). Email:

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