Teaching Fellow in Architectural Design (practice-based) University of Nottingham in Ningbo China, Faculty of Science & Engineering United Kingdom

Teaching Fellow in Architectural Design (practice-based)


Closing Date
Monday, 25th February 2019

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Salary will be within the range of RMB 305,270 – RMB 364,507 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance).

Join a unique British University in China. 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 7,000 in just 14 years.


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.


Applications are invited for the above post in the Faculty of Science & Engineering which is one of the newest divisions at the University but is expected to become one of the biggest as the University rolls out its detailed, long term plans. The University expects to triple its number of engineering students to over 3,000 within the next few years.


Candidates must have a recognised postgraduate degree (or equivalent at master level) in architecture, architectural design, digital architecture or urban design. Candidates must have teaching experience in English-speaking University and with excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Knowledge and experience of preferably postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant architecture are necessary. Experience of supervising bachelor and graduate students and experience of design studio teaching, tutorial or lecture-based teaching at undergraduate level is essential. Candidates should have the ability to communicate with clarity on complex and conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge and understanding as well as to peers, using high level skills and a range of media. Candidates must have design practice experience and have the ability to lead on projects and student competitions.


The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of architecture offered by the Department of Architecture and Built Environment, to play a lead role in design studio teaching and studio unit organisation. The successful candidate will also be expected to support teaching of taught modules in the undergraduate architecture programme as well as providing support to design studio arrangement, architecture exhibitions/workshops, student competitions and student engagement activities with architectural practices.


Salary will be within the range of RMB 305,270 – RMB 364,507 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 post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of 3 years starting 1 September 2019. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr. Ali Cheshmehzangi (Ali.Cheshmehzangi@nottingham.edu.cn), Head of Department of Architecture and Built Environment and Director of CSET (Center for Sustainable Energy Technologies), Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.


Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and will be held likely in April, but they are subject to change.


Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.


For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: https://hrms.nottingham.edu.cn/psc/PRDHCM/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=180545&PostingSeq=1


If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext.8564. Email: Job@nottingham.edu.cn


Please quote reference: 180545 Closing date: 25 February 2019

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