Dear Colleagues:


Nottingham University Business School China (NUBS China) is currently recruiting for several visiting positions of open rank (assistant/associate/full professor) in International Business, strategy, organizational behaviour, and/or entrepreneurship for the fall or spring term of 2013/14.  We are only interested in people who can stay at least an entire term.  Preference will be given to candidates who can come for the entire academic year.  Have an impact and be part of the creation of one of China’s and the World’s leading business schools--Nottingham University Business School China (see attached picture)--China’s first and largest Sino-Foreign University Business School.  In operation for only eight years, NUBS China currently has approximately 2,500 students of which about 250 are enrolled in masters programs. It has an international faculty of 80, coming from over 20 countries, permanently based in Ningbo and plans to grow to about 90-100 over the coming few years.  It is EQUIS accredited and is part of a university that is highly rated and is seeking to improve further its ranking among the world’s top research and teaching universities.  NUBS China has ambitious plans under the leadership of Dean Carl Fey to expand including increasing its focus on high quality research which makes an impact, making sure there are good links between research and teaching, focusing on interactive teaching methods, increasing interaction with business, and developing executive education. NUBS China is focused around its three Is: Innovative, international, and interactive.  NUBS China, which carries out instruction in English, is also significantly increasing its research focus and provides an excellent environment for scholars interested in pursuing an active research agenda.


Ningbo is located only 2.5-3 hours from Shanghai by car or train. It is a relatively high-income city for China, with a per capita income (PPP basis) of about US $12,000. Ningbo, which is a key center for entrepreneurship in China, has one of China’s largest deep-water ports, a modern airport with excellent connections to cities such as Singapore, Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul and Taipei and high-speed rail connections to other major cities in China. It has international schools, excellent shopping facilities and an attractive multicultural nightlife. It also has many rivers, lakes and mountains in the outskirts and is considered to be one of the cities in China which has the best quality of life.


NUBS China offers European-level competitive salaries and expat benefits with reasonable teaching loads and a strong focus on research which can make an impact.  Candidates are expected to have a PhD in a relevant area by the time they start to work.  Excellent English communication skills are essential.  Candidates are also expected to have demonstrated an ability to conduct high-quality research together with strong teaching abilities.


Expressions of interest or questions can be addressed to Associate Dean Lei Li, Director, [log in to unmask]


We hope you will decide to join us.  However, if not, please keep your eyes on us as we are going to be doing some very exciting things!   


                                                                                                                                                                                                Yours truly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Carl Fey, Dean


Dr. Carl F. Fey



Professor of International Business

Nottingham University Business School China

199 Taikang East Rd.

Ningbo 315100, China


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