Assistant professor / lecturer
Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring. Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students. Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.
The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national and international industries, professions and communities; and undertakes high quality research. Academics in the School work in partnership with colleagues nationally, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic community that enhances research and the student experience more generally. The School hosts a range of innovative Research Centres and Projects, offering opportunities for collaborative work in many areas.
We are looking to recruit an ambitious and enthusiastic Lecturer with the specialist knowledge to teach and research in international development with a particular emphasis on two or more of the following: vulnerable states, global ethics, sustainability and environment. A research focus on the Asia-pacific region is essential as is native or near-native proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Mandarin Chinese (Putonghua), Korean or Japanese.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification, which highlight the specialist knowledge and experience we are seeking.
As a Lecturer you will teach across our undergraduate and postgraduate courses to further strengthen the team. Ideally you will possess the experience and skills required to act as Course Leader and take responsibility for the management, planning, design and development of course provision. You will also be required to contribute to a range of modules across the subject area and should be able to offer the required attributes as detailed in the attached person specification.
You will possess an excellent understanding of the subject area and an ability to communicate this knowledge to others. You will contribute to the management, administration and coordination of parts of the teaching programme and its development in terms of curriculum and teaching strategies.
You will also have a degree in International Development or relevant subject area, ideally coupled with postgraduate qualifications or evidence that you are prepared to continue your own education through research and continued professional development. Applicants should have a strong research background with evidence of the ability or potential to publish in top international journals. Research conducted in this post will be encouraged to have impact beyond academia.