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[Commlist] Vacancy for an Associate Professor/Professor in Media & Communication Studies at the University of Nottingham's China campus

Fri Dec 21 15:53:11 GMT 2018

The University of Nottingham's China campus has the following vacancy in the School of International Communications

*Associate Professor/Professor in Media & Communication Studies*

Closing date: 20 February 2019

Please note that the successful candidate will be expected to take on the role of Head of School for a fixed period of time amounting to no more than 3 years.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Andrew White, the current Head of the School of International Communications, email: (andrew.white /at/ <mailto:(andrew.white /at/> **

    The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), 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. UNNC is part of the
    University of Nottingham’s Global University, and offers unique
    teaching and research opportunities in a highly dynamic economy.

    UNNC is currently ranked in the world top 300 for the discipline of
    Communication as measured by the Shanghai ARWU:

    The recruitment of a high profile media and communication scholar to
    take a leadership role within the School of International
    Communications will contribute to the maintenance and/or improvement
    of The University of Nottingham Ningbo China’s ranking.

    Our BA (Hons) in International Communications is a provincial level
    accredited degree which includes a dedicated programme of study for
    a European or East Asian language. Its sister programme, BA (Hons)
    in International Communications with Chinese, has proved successful
    in attracting high quality international students to our school.

    We currently run an MA programme in International Communications and
    also have one of the most successful PhD programmes in the
    university. We have been graduating students for more than ten years
    and our alumni have continued their education in some of the world’s
    leading universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, as well as
    working for companies like the Bank of China, L’Oreal, Ogilvy &
    Mather and the British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

    The post-holder will be expected to teach across the full range of
    our programmes, and conduct research, knowledge exchange and the
    securing of external funding in the school’s main research areas.
    More details of the school and its teaching and research activities
    can be found here:

    Salary will be within the range of £51,630 – £61,618 for the
    Associate Professor post and £61,618 – £84,527 for the
    Professorship. In addition, an attractive package including
    accommodation allowance, travel allowance and medical 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 5 years
    starting June 2019 or as soon as thereafter. This contract may be
    extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

    Please indicate clearly on your application whether you wish to be
    considered for the Associate Professor post or the Professorship.

    Informal enquires may be addressed to Professor Andrew White, Head
    of School of International Communications, email:
    (andrew.white /at/
    <mailto:(andrew.white /at/>.  Please note that
    applications sent directly to this address will not be accepted.

    Applications must be submitted on-line:

    *Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China, in mid-April 2019,
    though this is subject to change. Your referees will be contacted
    prior to the interview. *

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