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Lecturer in Business Management


Position Description 职位描述



Lecturer in Business Management



School of Business and Management

Dept Function:


Academic Teaching



Shanghai 上海

Closing Date:



Reports to:


Head of the School

Responsible for:


Academic teaching and assessment.   



To work collaboratively with other lecturers in the college to develop students’ knowledge and skills in Business Management.

Key Responsibilities:


1.      To design and teach lessons at the appropriate level and quality as required for the delivery of the Business Management programme. You may also be required from time-to-time to contribute to module leadership and   administration.

2.      To work collaboratively with other lecturers to support students in   their learning and in the development of appropriate study skills.

3.      To design and mark formative and summative assessments and monitor   students’ learning, in conjunction with other lecturers where appropriate.

4.      To engage pro-actively with partners, viz. NCUK (Northern Consortium   UK), our University partners (particularly Sheffield Hallam University),   and external organisations as required.

5.      To be involved in setting, invigilating, and marking examinations when   required. To set and mark coursework.

6.      To undertake research and scholarly activity relevant to your field   and to the wider research objectives of the College.

7.      To maintain accurate records of student performance and of teaching and learning activity. To monitor student attendance and, as required, to prepare appropriate reports.

8.      To participate in meetings associated with the operation and management of programmes.

9.      To contribute to the activities of the College’s Academic Success Centre, intended to develop students’ independent learning skills and provide general academic support.

10.   To support the College’s overarching themes, i.e. of responsible leadership, enterprise and innovation, cultural empathy, and activities intended to underpin them.

11.   To be responsible for the safekeeping of any equipment, books or other   College resources used in connection with academic and administrative   activities and to observe all health and safety requirements.

12.   If required, to participate in promotional and marketing activities,  regionally, nationally or internationally, related to the programmes offered by the College.

13.   To contribute to the College academic community by participating in its activities including conferences, seminars, discussion groups etc.

14.   To carry out any other duties commensurate with this post as required by the Head of School or nominee.


Professional /   Tertiary Qualifications:

学历 / 专业资格


1. Bachelor’s  Degree in a relevant field

2. Master’s  Degree in a relevant field



1. PhD or Professional Doctorate

2.  A qualification for teaching in HE

3.  Professional experience in Business Management

Knowledge, Experience and Abilities:

工作经历 / 知识结构及其他任职资格:


1.      The ability to contribute to integrated teaching across the   curriculum.

2.      Demonstrable ability to undertake research and scholarly activity.

3.      Demonstrable cross-cultural awareness and understanding.

4.      A commitment to teamwork, to working flexibly and to seeking solutions   to problems.

5.      Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills   including fluency in English.

6.      Competence in the effective use of Information and Communications   Technologies (ICT).

7.      Expertise in Business Management subjects.



1.      Previous experience of teaching in higher education.

2.      Record of publishing research in international journals.

3.      Specific experience of education in China.

4.      An understanding of UK higher education and the needs and requirements   of international students.

5.      Experience of the development of academic programmes.

6.      Experience of academic assessment and standards and of quality   assurance procedures.

7.      Expertise in one or the following areas relevant to Business   Management: Economics, Strategic Management, Marketing, Accounting, or Finance.   

8.      Experience of teaching non-native speakers of English.


Further details of all programmes are available from the SBC website – 

For enquires and application forms, please sent to Roy Chen by email at

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