Professional Teaching Fellow in Design

October 12, 2022

Job Description

China based

The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City
College (NZUWI)

  • Fantastic opportunity to teach design principles, typography, design history or design methods with
    the linkage to digital technologies.
  • Apply your experience of working in an international organisation
  • A competitive
    benefits package is on offer for you and your family

Ko wai koe? – Who are you?

Successful candidates
will hold a relevant Master’s degree with PhD preferred, you will have demonstrated experience teaching to large and small groups of
students and knowledge of the design discipline, with a desirable emphasis upon design principles, typography, design history or design
methods and a demonstrated interest in their application to digital technologies. Experience working in an international organisation is
essential. Knowledge of Chinese culture, experience of teaching across cultures and the ability to work with students for whom English is
not their first language are all important requirements.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We have an
opportunity for a dedicated and motivated academic to contribute to teaching courses in the area of Design in the Bachelor of Design
(Interface) and the Bachelor of Design (Media) degrees, taught at the Joint Institute by the Design Group, the School of Computing and
Mathematical Sciences.

The Bachelor of Design degrees combine highly creative design and visual communication courses with computer
programming courses. The degrees have been created through a unique partnership in consultation with the design industry to meet the
increasing demand for experts in design who can fluently understand the digital world.

Current salary range for Professional Teaching
Fellows will be in the range of CNY320,000 to CNY455,000 per year dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

Ko wai
mātou? – Who are we?

We are proud of our Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College which is designated as an
Institute authorised to deliver NZ (University of Waikato) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited degrees. Currently the Institute
offers undergraduate degrees in Media, Design and Finance. All teaching is conducted in English. Into its fifth year of operation, the
Institute in Hangzhou has 16 staff and an enrolment of 1,000 students.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? – Why should you
apply for this position?

A competitive benefits package is on offer for the appointee (and partner and dependent children
where relevant) which includes either on campus accommodation or a contribution towards off campus rented accommodation, contributions
towards relocation and international school and pre-school tuition fees, payment for work visa, medical insurance costs and one return
economy airfare per annum to return to home country, if border restrictions allow.

The appointment will be a foreign expert, and
employment compliant with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment as
a foreign expert with regard to obtaining work permits and visas.

Closing date: Friday, 21 October 2022.

Vacancy number: 420416

For further information and to apply online, please click here