|Location:||Wenzhou - China|
£34,362 to £83,996 converted salary*
|Placed On:||2nd May 2019|
|Expires:||2nd July 2019|
Wenzhou-Kean University is seeking faculty from all disciplines for its location in Wenzhou, China. Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced cities on China's East Coast, located one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai. Launched in 2012, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students. WKU offers a unique model of higher education in partnership with Kean University, a comprehensive, public New Jersey State University, is approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean USA.
All faculty positions are full-time assignments, effective for the start of the fall 2019 semester. Positions will be offered at either the tenure-track or Lecturer level. Tenure-track appointments are available at the rank of Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor where indicated, and require teaching assignments; student and learning support services; advising; service to the university and/or professional community; and research and publication. A Lecturer is a full-time, twelve-month employee who teaches up to 39 credits per year and provides student and learning support services during the assigned period. Lecturers teach; provide student and learning support services; service to the university and/or professional community; and perform related work as required. Lecturer positions are non-tenure track and may be renewed on an annual basis.
Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. All faculty may be required to teach General Education courses as needed. Opportunities are also available to teach disciplinary support courses. Candidates with an interest in teaching across disciplines are encouraged to apply.
A Doctorate degree is required in the relevant or a related field for tenure-track positions; ABD considered with completion prior to the effective date of employment.
Ideally one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level and English fluency is required for all positions.
Communication - to teach Speech Communication; Business and Professional Communication; Public Relations; Media Relations; Journalism; Social Media; and the potential to offer upper level Communication electives. Tenure-track candidates with Media/Public Relations teaching experience are encouraged to apply.
Wenzhou-Kean University offers a competitive salary and benefits plan, which includes healthcare coverage and partnerships with the best medical hospitals in Wenzhou. In addition, faculty members are provided with housing options, round trip airfare(s) and a reimbursement to cover relocation expenses.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references by email to Search Committee Chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment.
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