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Global Politics Tutor

Beijing Foreign Studies University (Keele University Collaborative Programme)

Location: Beijing - China
Salary: Attractive salary.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th May 2019
Expires: 9th July 2019

Teach Undergraduate Global Politics in Beijing, China 

A Sino-British University Programme in Beijing, China is seeking an experienced Global Politics Tutor to join our team delivering UK university Level 3 & 4 modules for the coming academic year.

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. Further information can be found at: and

Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) is a prestigious Chinese University under the direct leadership of the Ministry of Education and is one of China’s top Universities listed under the Project 211 and Innovation Platform of Project 985. Further information can be found at:

The two universities are collaborating to offer a Chinese Ministry of Education approved dual degree programme with students studying towards a BA (Hons) International Governance and Public Policy from Keele University and a BA in Diplomacy from BFSU. We attract high achieving students who will continue their Level 5 studies at Keele before returning to Beijing to complete the undergraduate programme.

You will be expected to deliver core undergraduate Global Politics subjects such as Global Political Economy and Global Political Sociology so candidates with a background teaching Political Science, Sociology, International Relations are encouraged to apply. Experience of the UK higher education system and of working in, or with students from, the Chinese tertiary education sector will be an advantage.

We require a relevant post graduate degree with ideally two years’ post-qualification teaching experience. The team in Beijing is high calibre and successful candidates will be able to demonstrate familiarity with rigorous university quality management processes, professional accountability, flexibility and strong, intercultural team working skills. Evidence of having a reflective approach to teaching will be demonstrated in any application for this position.

We are offering an attractive salary, flights to and from Beijing and an 8,000 RMB monthly housing allowance. We will assist in finding an apartment.

The position is a full-time post based in Beijing. Contracts are initially for 10 months starting September 2019 but renewable and we are seeking staff members who are willing to commit longer term (subject to fulfilling the requirement for a Chinese work visa). Benefits are awarded for staff who re-sign for subsequent years.

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis until the post is filled. For an application form or informal enquiries please contact Richard Smittenaar at

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