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Senior Teaching Fellow in Graphic Design/Programme Leader

UG Studies - Dalian

Location:  Dalian, China
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 per annum
Full Time, Fixed Term - 2 Years
Closing Date:  Friday 22 November 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 08 January 2020
Reference:  1194519FH

Create more brilliant futures. Starting with yours.  

Senior Teaching Fellow/Programme Leader in Graphic Arts 

Up to £49,553 per annum plus Market Supplement of £3,900 per annum 

University of Southampton UK and Dalian Polytechnic University Collaborative Programme 

Based in Dalian, China 

Take your teaching expertise further and inspire a new wave of graphic design talent in China.

The University of Southampton, is world top 100 QS ranked and a member of the UK Russell Group. It’s part of the University of Southampton, Winchester School of Art is one of the UK’s leading art and design schools, with a reputation for excellence and innovation. We have an international presence too. Since our collaboration with Dalian Polytechnic University began 8 years ago, we’ve inspired and developed some of China’s most talented fashion and graphic design students. 

Bring your talent for teaching and graphic design to our dynamic learning environment, and you’ll enjoy creating your own opportunities. As a bold, progressive University, we’re keen to push the boundaries of what we’re teaching our students - and what we’re learning alongside them. We actively encourage and support our academic staff to pursue a variety of activities within their field of interest. So you’ll be able to keep growing your knowledge, bring fresh inspiration and share ideas for new approaches to education.

As well as teaching and lecture-planning, you’ll take an active role in curriculum development and some management aspects of our BA Graphic Arts programme. Coaching students through tutorials, practical sessions and seminars as well as lectures, your knowledge and enthusiasm will inspire them to achieve remarkable things - and we’ll support you to do the same.

You’ll be based in Dalian which, in the northeast of China, is one of the country’s most modern, eco-friendly cities. Just a one-hour flight from Beijing, Dalian has connections to several major international destinations and a vibrant multicultural community that includes western expats based at several universities and international companies across the city. 

To apply, you’ll need a Masters or PhD or equivalent professional qualifications in Graphic Arts/Design, with experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You should be able to plan and deliver engaging and effective teaching activities that contribute to a broader education strategy. As well as supervising students, you should be able to monitor and manage resources and budgets. And, ideally - but not essentially - you’ll have already worked at international level.

This post with the University of Southampton has a generous remuneration package, including UK pension, health insurance, CPD and annual air-flights.

Making your application

Please submit your completed online application form at If you need any assistance, you can call Samantha Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1194519FH on all correspondence.

Application deadline: 22 November 2019 

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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