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Job Opening|University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Job Title: Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour
Reference No: 182929
Location: NB-Ningbo
Contract Status: Full-Time
Job Family: Academic
Closing Time: 2023/03/15 23:59, Beijing Time
Salary: 606426 RMB to 720242 RMB per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is seeking to recruit an Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour in Nottingham University Business School China.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • To act as the principal investigator on major research projects within the relevant field; investigate and devise new research methods, generate new research approaches and contribute generally to the development of thought and practice in relevant field.
  • To develop and sustain an ongoing national reputation as a research leader in relevant field, through original research work; disseminate and explain research findings through leading peer-reviewed national and international publications, and present or exhibit at national/ international conferences and other similar events.
  • To lead major funding bids which develop and sustain research support for relevant specialist area and develop research initiatives to foster collaboration and generate income.
  • To apply research results in public policy or commerce where there is a demonstrable benefit to the University and NUBS China academic unit.
  • To deliver teaching across a range of modules or within a subject area, providing curriculum leadership within own area of expertise.
  • Be responsible for the design of course modules and/or programmes of study in specialist area and for their quality. Where appropriate identify the need for developing the content or structure of existing modules and make proposals on how this should be achieved. 
  • To supervise and examine Postgraduate, Masters and PhD students.

About You

  • PhD in Organisational Behaviour or relevant subject area.
  • Extensive track record of published research.
  • Extensive teaching experience in relevant field in higher education.
  • Proven ability with demonstrated success in obtaining sources of funding. 
  • Proven ability to provide effective leadership and management of groups, research and teaching activities.
  • Experience in teaching, supervision, and/or development of executive education.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

About Us

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. Located in Ningbo, this award-winning campus offering a UK-style education has grown to establish a student body of over 9,000 in just 18 years. As a key component of UNNC, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) China is an integral part of the Nottingham University Business School awarding the same internationally recognised degrees offered by Nottingham in the UK.  We are a young business school with a strong international and research orientation and we are accredited by the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – the world’s most widely recognised quality assurance standards for accounting and business education.

We have strengthened our focus on high impact research, customised executive education and high-quality teaching.  We have a vibrant research community emphasising research excellence.  NUBS China is an international academic gateway for research on business, finance and economics in China and a centre of expertise on Chinese firms going global.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

Successful candidate will be offered a five-year contract that may be extended by mutual agreement. Salary will be within the range of RMB 606,426 to RMB 720,242 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance). We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We offer international highly competitive salary package and you will have a range of benefits and entitlements, such as accommodation allowance, insurances, schooling support, home flight, relocation & repatriation support, and paid annual leave. You will be offered a wider range of Chinese talent schemes application opportunities based on the eligibility of application.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit an application via our on-line application system on or before 15 March 2023 at

Only on-line applications made at ( will be accepted. Referees will be contacted prior to interview and interviews will take place in Ningbo China.


Informal enquiries regarding these vacancies may be addressed to Professor Jie Wang, Head of Department of International Business and Management of Nottingham University Business School China at email: If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 88180000 (ext. 8854), Email: 

Equality and Diversity

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. It is our intention to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age, socio-economic background, disability, religious or political beliefs, trade union membership, family circumstances, sexual orientation or other irrelevant distinction.