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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Graphic Design

Wenzhou-Kean University

Location: Wenzhou - China
Salary: $45,000 to $110,000
£34,362 to £83,996 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
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. 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. 

Qualifications:

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.

A terminal degree is required for tenure-track positions in Design and Architecture.

A Master's degree in a related field is required for Lecturer positions.

Equivalent professional experience may be considered in the fields of Design and Architecture to substitute for a Master's degree as determined by the University.

Ideally one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level and English fluency is required for all positions.

Graphic Design - to teach a full range of undergraduate courses (interactive, print, screen) in graphic design and/or advertising design as well as design foundations. Interactive experience, design technology and/or advertising experience is preferred. Tenure-track candidates are expected to provide leadership in the growth and development of the program.

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 wkudesign@kean.edu and hiring@wku.edu.cn. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment. 

Online App. Form:

https://www.kean.edu/offices/human-resources-3/wenzhou-kean-positions/anticipated-faculty-positions-2019-2020 

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

   
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