Teaching Fellow in Design

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Nov 2023

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 19 years.

The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, a pioneer in Sino-foreign tertiary education, is rapidly expanding.  It is looking for ambitious, talented academics with a passion for teaching as well as research flair to join its team of science and engineering experts. UNNC is part of the University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

The successful candidate will be expected to take part in the teaching activities, participating in the delivery of taught modules and design studios. The ideal candidate will be able to teach CAD drawings, CAD modelling and testing, and provide design project tutorials related to prototyping in the design process. The role holder will be involved in the development of new teaching and assessment practices and/or developing systematic methods for evaluating and disseminating these practices within the Faculty/School.

Candidates must have at least a Master's degree at the postgraduate level (or equivalent) in a relevant architectural discipline, preferable in design, excellent skills in 3D modelling with SolidWorks to create complex surfaces and analyse design with Finite Element Analysis, and excellent skills in at least one of the following software – AutoCAD 3D, Revit, Rhinoceros – and experience in their teaching. Experience of relevant filed in teaching Industrial Design at the HE level and evidence of a practical profile of model-making with a wide variety of materials and tools are also essential.

Salary will be within the range of 345,676 to RMB 471,120 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including employment support allowance, schooling support and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of up to 3 years starting February 2024 or soon after. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Wu Deng, Interim Head of Department of Architecture and Built Environment at email: [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted and all applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are around December 2023, but they are subject to change. Interviews may be conducted online if candidates cannot travel to Ningbo to attend the in-person interviews.

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If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8004). Email: [email protected]

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