ESL Instructor - English Language



Location: Shenzhen - China
Salary: Not specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 1st December 2018
Expires: 31st January 2019

The SUSTech Center for Language Education invites applications for instructors to facilitate language training for a diverse range of SUSTech students (undergraduate and postgraduate), in addition to training for faculty members and staff. The primary language of instruction at the university is English. Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a young public university located in Shenzhen, China, near Hong Kong.

Currently, the Center for Language Education (CLE) offers courses in English and Mandarin as a Foreign Language, as well a range of elective courses. The Center is rapidly expanding and will soon offer courses in French, Spanish, German and Cantonese as a Foreign Language.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching academic listening, speaking, reading, and writing at various levels;
  • Developing/participating in placement and exit testing;
  • Providing training for graduate students and faculty members in using English as an instructional language;
  • Providing training for the administrative staff to develop English competency;
  • Curriculum, assessment and materials development;
  • Participating in department meetings or program support activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have an earned masters or doctorate degree in TESOL, TEFL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related field. A doctorate degree is essential for those who wish to be considered for teaching on the postgraduate program;
  • Ideally 3 years’ experience teaching English at the college/university level;
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: EAP, curriculum development, ESP for STEM, assessment, teacher training, academic writing, educational technology;
  • Experience living/teaching abroad highly desirable;
  • For applicants with a doctorate degree, evidence of research publication in the field of English language education.

Conditions of Employment
Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis. SUSTech provides international competitive compensation which includes salary, medical insurance, subsidized housing and other benefits.

Application materials:
CV, cover letter, contact details of 3 referees, scanned copies of academic qualifications and any other supporting materials to hiring@sustc.edu.cn. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

More information about the University can be found at http://sustc.edu.cn/en/ and about the CLE on http://cle.sustc.edu.cn/ 

Application Process

To apply to join our team, please click the apply link below and provide the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • PhD certificate
  • Five published articles (Within the last five years)
  • Executive summary of academic achievements & proposed research or work plan (1000 words)
  • Letter of recommendation and the names and email addresses of 3 referees (university professors)