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Position: Lecturer - Digital Media Technology
Institution: Birmingham City University
Location: Wuhan, China
Duties: You must be able to show demonstrable experience/expertise in a selection of the following areas and have a core experience of applied technology (audio, video technology, graphics or software development). You should also have experience of preparation of teaching material and planning technical course activities. Audio and Video Technology; Programming/scripting (html, JavaScript, Python); 3D Modelling and Animation; Video Editing and Production; Web Application development
Requirements: A technology-based university degree at BSc (or equiv.) level with a Masters (MSc) preferred. A recognised English Language Teaching Qualification (E.g.: Cambridge CELTA/Trinity). At least two years’ relevant teaching experience, with a preferred experience in management and delivery of undergraduate programmes. Experience with IELTS materials and testing procedures. Preferred experience working with international students (ideally Chinese/East Asian)
   
Text: BIFCA Lecturer in Digital Media Technology x3 BIFCA Location: China Salary: £32,000 per annum 2 years Fixed Term Closing Date: Sunday 06 January 2019 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 112018-519 The Birmingham Institute of Fashion and Creative Art (BIFCA) based in Wuhan, China, is a collaboration between Wuhan Textile University and Birmingham City University. It is one of only a handful of such partnerships. BIFCA offers a unique cross-cultural experience and provides an excellent environment for innovative teaching. Students successfully completing their programmes at BIFCA gain a dual award from both BCU and WTU. With a series of innovative, technologically driven and professionally oriented programmes BIFCA represents the new era of quality-oriented, collaborative TNE, responsive to the needs of all stakeholders. Students are able to choose between studying their whole programme in China or studying part in China and completing their programme at BCU. BIFCA offers three programmes of study; Digital Media Technology, Landscape Architecture and Visual Communication. BIFCA also provides English Language programmes to support students. BIFCA is now entering its third year, its teaching commitment is expanding, and we are seeking lecturers across the aforementioned areas to contribute to its continuing development. The positions offer a unique opportunity to live and work in a popular part of China on a 2 year fixed term contract. Digital Media Technology You must be able to show demonstrable experience/ expertise in a selection of the following areas and have a core experience of applied technology (audio, video technology, graphics or software development). You should also have experience of preparation of teaching material and planning technical course activities. Audio and Video Technology Programming/scripting (html, JavaScript, Python) 3D Modelling and Animation Video Editing and Production Web Application development Qualifications / Experience A technology-based university degree at BSc (or equiv.) level with a Masters (MSc) preferred. A recognised English Language Teaching Qualification (E.g.: Cambridge CELTA / Trinity). At least two years’ relevant teaching experience, with a preferred experience in management and delivery of undergraduate programmes. Experience with IELTS materials and testing procedures Preferred experience working with international students (ideally Chinese / East Asian). Some knowledge of Mandarin Chinese would be advantageous Benefits: The provision of free on-campus accommodation or housing allowance Birmingham City University Pension Assistance with securing a work visa for China. One international round-trip flight p/y Personal development and training, plus opportunities to gain managerial experience. 40 holiday day’s p/y to be taken in summer (late July-August) and winter (late January-February). Campus Life - Within a 300m radius of your apartment: Two university canteens (meals average 5-15RMB/£0.5-1.50), a gym (1,800RMB per year/£203), a small supermarket, the BIFCA offices and classrooms, a small mall, a pharmacy, sports facilities and two street food markets. Nearby: Wall Mart/Carrefour (1km), Bars (2km), Cinema (30RMB/£3.40), Malls and shopping centres (2-3km). Opportunities to Save & Cost of Living: On average, prices in Wuhan are 40% cheaper than those in Birmingham. Email details to a friend Apply Online Further details: Job Description Core Values Please note; on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible. Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
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