Teaching and Research Assistant (2-4 positions)


  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Placed on: 4th April 2019
  • Expires: 3rd June 2019

Job Openings 

The Centre for Higher Education Research (hereinafter “the Centre”) of the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China (hereinafter “the University”) was founded in June 2015. As both a teaching and research unit and a supporting entity of International Centre of Higher Education Innovation of UNESCO, the Centre aims at carrying out academic research and practical activities in the field of higher education.

The teaching and research areas of the Centre include: 1) Professional general education; 2) School-based research; 3) ICT theory and application; 4) Curriculum development and planning; 5) Talent development.

To promote the development of pedagogy, the Centre now recruits scholars worldwide working in the following pedagogical fields: Education Technology, Higher Education Pedagogy, Curriculum and Teaching Theory, and Comparative Education. Applications are invited for Teaching and Research Assistant (2-4 positions). Applicants are expected to agree with the mission and vision of the Southern University of Science and Technology and abide by Higher Education Law of the People's Republic of China and other relevant laws and regulations. Details of the positions are as follows.

Teaching and Research Assistant (2-4 positions)  

1. Qualifications

  1. Applicants should have a master's degree. Preference will be given to those who are in the fields of education technology, higher education, comparative education, etc.;
  2. Applicants should have good English listening, speaking, reading, and writing abilities. Preference will be given to those with overseas study or visit experience;
  3. Applicants should have good communication and coordination skills;
  4. Applicants should be interested in doing research in higher education, education technology, comparative education, international organizations, and other fields.

2. Remuneration and Benefits

Term of appointment: one year (renewable annually). Salary and benefits are in accordance with relevant regulations at the Southern University of Science and Technology. Basic social insurance will be provided. More details are available during interview.

3. Duties

  1. Conduct academic research;
  2. Organize conferences;
  3. Collect documents and materials;
  4. Participate in translation, collation, and publication work at the Centre;
  5. Fulfil other tasks appointed by the Centre.

4. Application Procedure and Documents

Please send curriculum vitae together with supporting documents to the recruitment email address of the Centre for Higher Education Research. Please mark the email subject line in the form of "name + position applied". Application documents should include full curriculum vitae (including educational experience, research or work experience, research interests, research projects, research outputs), list of academic articles, PDFs of the articles, scanned copies of qualifications, etc. After selection process, only shortlisted candidates will be duly interviewed. Application materials will not be returned to the applicants. All information received will be treated in strict confidence.

Email: cher@sustc.edu.cn 

Contact person: Ms. Han

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)