Preliminary Year Tutor in Business and Economics job with UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM NINGBO CHINA


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 students. We are looking for a qualified and committed Preliminary Year Tutor in Business and Economics 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 teaching in its structure and support of academic programmes delivered in China. With over 110 academic staff, the CELE operation at UNNC is now one of the largest of its kind in the world and is currently supporting all UNNC students on its Preliminary Year, Pre-Sessional and In-Sessional Advising.

Preliminary Year Programme

The Preliminary Year Programme is offered to students in their first year of study at UNNC and accounts for 120 academic credits. The programme is currently a 50-50 split between modules focusing on specific academic subjects and modules focusing on the development of Academic English Language skills. Successful completion of the Preliminary Year is a pre-requisite for progression to the second year of study.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified teaching professionals able to offer experience and expertise in one or more of the following key fields: Business, Management, Business Economics, Business Information Systems, and Introductory Math and Statistics for Business.

Successful applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Economics or relevant field. They will primarily join a team responsible for delivering a portfolio of intensive Preliminary Year business and economics related classes and support to students both in the classroom and through online teaching. However, dependent on individual tutors’ aptitude and experience, there is also scope for their involvement in specific projects such as summer school teaching.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 380,522 – RMB 407,622 per annum depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. In addition, an attractive package including employment support, first arrival allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

Posts are available from Spring 2022, although later start dates are negotiable, and will initially be offered on fixed-term contracts with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China for a period of three years in the first instance. Contracts may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement, subject to revised terms and conditions. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. All applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

All applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Deputy Head of CELE, Mr Mattia Miani, email: [email protected] up to January 24th. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place by Ms Teams and likely interview dates will be mid-late February 2022, but are subject to change.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8966). Email: [email protected]

Please quote ref.  182086

Closing date: 8 February 2022