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Full-time Lecturer post in Environmental Science & Engineering (Environmental and Ecological Engineering)

NUIST Reading Academy, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST)

The NUIST-Reading Academy is seeking to appoint full-time Environmental Science & Engineering lecturer in:

  • Environmental and Ecological Engineering, for teaching of Ecological Engineering of the Environment, Pollution Control Engineering etc.

The NUIST-Reading Academy is in Jiangsu Province, China, and is a joint venture between the University of Reading, UK, and NUIST, China. It aims to provide high quality education to students in China with expectation of completing degree courses in the UK. It offers six undergraduate programmes: Applied Chemistry, International Economics and Trade, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Environmental Engineering, Atmospheric Science (Meteorology) and Law.

There are a variety of central support facilities from the Academy to assist research and training initiatives including Training opportunities provided by UoR Centre for Quality, Support and Development (CQSD). We offer a supportive environment where you’ll meet academics dedicated to delivering high-quality teaching and research from both UoR and NUIST.

The post is based in Nanjing city, with easy access to public transportation, international airports, convenient stores, hospitals etc.

Job particulars:

  • Full-time Environmental Science & Engineering lecturer post at NUIST-Reading Academy.
  • Annual salary (RMB, before tax): 250,000+, depending on relevant individual skills and experience.
  • Travel allowance: 10,000 RMB per year.
  • Accommodation provided.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Starting date: March/August 2019.

Responsibilities:

The Academy delivers all courses in English. The dual-degree curricula is designed and developed by UoR. Instruction and assessment takes place at the Academy. The appointee will support students on the dual-degree programme and work as part of a close-knit team.

The appointee will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Contribute to and enhance teaching on the BSc Environmental Engineering with specific responsibility to cover core-teaching requirements and contribute to other teaching as agreed with the NUIST-Reading Academy administration;
  • Assessment, grading and feedback of written work and oral presentations;
  • Supervising the work of students on lab work, projects, dissertations and field trips
  • Hold weekly office hours;
  • Communicate effectively with students and staff;
  • Maintain friendly and effective working relationships;
  • Participate in appropriate professional meetings and workshops;
  • Motivating students to engage in learning, and help them to improve the quality of their work.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Advanced level of proficiency and communicative competence in English;
  • PhD in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science;
  • Experience of teaching Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science and/or related disciplines at undergraduate level;
  • Experience of administration of courses and modules in British / Western universities;
  • Excellent organisation, communication and inter-personal skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • An excellent team player;
  • Willingness to work flexibly as required.

Desirable

  • Experience of teaching undergraduate students various levels of Environmental Engineering in a Chinese university environment;
  • Documented excellence in classroom teaching;
  • Documented excellence as an academic and career advisor to college students;
  • Experience addressing needs of students from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • Experience with assessment of student learning and programme evaluation and coordination;
  • Evidence of professional publications and/or presentations in Environmental Science or Engineering research;

Application instructions:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter detailing how they satisfy the outlined requirements, a CV, a teaching philosophy statement, and namelist of three (3) referees.  

Application materials must be directed to zhoujin@nuist.edu.cn copying annie-haibaoyu@qq.com.

Closing date: 20th January, 2019

Location: Nanjing - China
Salary: ¥250,000 +
£27,915.50 + converted salary* (tax free) depending on relevant individual skills and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th November 2018
Closes: 20th January 2019
   
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