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Fashion Design and Graphic Arts Tutor

Dalian Polytechnic University

Location: Dalian - China
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th March 2019
Closes: 7th May 2019

Are you interested in working on a young vibrant China-UK university joint programme for Fashion and Graphic design? We are actively seeking suitably qualified candidates to work with creative and driven Chinese Fashion Design and Graphic Arts students.

The joint programme between Dalian Polytechnic University (DPU) and University of Southampton, UK (Winchester School of Art) has been running successfully for 8 years, offering students both the chance to study on a 2+2 programme in Dalian and Winchester and also the opportunity to complete their 4-year degree in China. This joint programme is highly valued by the provincial Liaoning government and the Chinese Ministry of Education. It has become a flagship brand for Sino-UK joint education programmes with its reputation for the quality of its facilities and teaching.

The joint programme is currently recruiting Fashion Design and Graphic Arts tutors to teach on the University of Southampton degree programmes. Successful applicants would teach on the joint campus in DPU, Dalian. The joint campus has a separate internationalized teaching building with high-quality teaching facilities, highly-equipped workshops, library and students’ studios.

Duties at DPU will include:

  • Technical workshops with design students
  • Digital workshops.
  • Overseeing student design briefs and managing coursework
  • Working with a well-established team to develop and deliver a consistent curriculum.


The candidate should have

  • BA or MA degree or equivalent (Fashion Design or Graphic Design or General Art and Design)
  • Ideally two years' teaching experience. (Preferably in third-level education)

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary package based on experience and qualifications.
  • opportunity for enhanced salary package after one year
  • free accommodation in own apartment
  • two free flights home each calendar year
  • extensive paid winter holiday (early January to late February)
  • assistance with securing work visa for China

Dalian is one of China’s most modern cities. It is a coastal city full of beaches and breathtaking landscapes located in the northeast of the country. The city is home to a vibrant ex-pat community and a thriving cultural scene. It has a mild climate with excellent air quality compared to other Chinese cities. 

Applicants should contact Director of Programmes, Michael Farrelly at with CV and a reference from recent employment

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