For the Bachelor of Design (Interface)
The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College, China
The University of Waikato has established a Joint Institute with Zhejiang University City College in Hangzhou, China. Students have the opportunity to graduate with one of three degrees offered there by the University of Waikato.
The University is seeking a staff member to join the Bachelor of Design team to contribute to the digital design aspects of the programme. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with all aspects of design, particularly those related to a wide-range of digital media: animation, interaction, UX/UI and web design. The ideal candidate would be flexible in all aspects of design, and the ability to code in multiple computer languages, particularly oriented to web and mobile applications development.
The position is based in China and applications are sought from suitably qualified people to contribute to the teaching and administrative requirements of the programmes taught at the Joint Institute by our School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences.
To be successful in the role you will have demonstrated experience teaching to large and small groups of students, in-depth knowledge of computational design and experience working in an international organisation. 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. A relevant Masters degree is essential and a PhD would be advantageous.
Salary will be in the range of CNY320,000 to $455,000 per annum, dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.
A competitive benefits package is also on offer for the appointee (and partner and dependent children where relevant) which includes either on campus accommodation or a contribution towards accommodation, a contribution towards relocation and international school tuition fees, payment for work visa and insurance costs and one return economy airfare per annum to return to home country. For full details of these benefits please refer to the position description.
The appointment will start within the coming months. Prior to commencement in China, training will be provided in Hamilton. Applicants must be eligible to receive a Foreign Expert Certificate (FEC) to meet the criteria for teaching staff at the Institute.
This position will remain open until filled. Vacancy number: 390291
For more information and to apply, visit www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz