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Associate Professor / Lecturer in Textiles

Soochow University - College of Textile and Clothing Engineering

Soochow University is a key comprehensive university of China located in the historical and picturesque city of Suzhou. It was founded in 1900 by American Missionaries and is one of the earliest universities in China. It offers programs at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has full-time academic staff strength of over 5,000 and about 27,000 undergraduate students. It ranks 479th in the world and 26th in China (US News 2018). It ranks 501st-600th in the world, 72th in Asia (Times Higher 2018).

Suzhou, only 30 minutes away from Shanghai by train, is a major tourist city in China that features classic gardens and elegant natural scenery. Suzhou is also an ancient city that has the history of 2500 years with the unique characteristics of the past. The city is renowned for its beautiful bridges, pagodas, meticulously designed gardens which have contributed to its status as a great tourist attraction. Suzhou is one of the most developed cities in china and has convenient domestic installations. Please visit the website at for more information about the city.

College of Textile and Clothing Engineering

College of Textile and Clothing Engineering is a constituent unit of Soochow University. The textile discipline of the college has a long history from 1903 and ranks top 3 all over China. The college is the pioneer of tertiary education in textiles and clothing in Jiangsu Province and the leading centre for education and research in the textile and clothing field in the region. There are 111 faculty and staff, over 1200 undergraduate students and about 400 graduate students in the college. So far, the college has built wide international cooperation with UK, USA, Japan, Australia, Sweden, Italy, France etc. For further information, please visit the website at for more information about the college.

The Textile Engineering Program is a key major in the college.  In recent years, an international textile engineering education program has been built since 2011 to improve the competency of Textile Engineering students in global background, which will be largely based upon faculty diversity. Now, oversea colleagues with textile engineering related background are warmly welcome to join College of Textile and Clothing Engineering.

Job Description

Position: Associate Professor / Lecturer in Textiles

Duty: Teach at undergraduate level

Working language: English

Working day: Monday to Friday

Class hour: 6-8 hours per week (depends on the teaching plan)

Salary: RMB 10,000 to 15,000 per month

Rental subsidy: RMB 3000 per month

Other benefits: Insurance, round trip flight ticket (economy class) once a year between China and your homeland


(a) A master degree or doctoral degree in textiles or related disciplines;

(b) Ideally five years’ teaching experience with a master degree or ideally two years’ teaching experience with a doctoral degree;

(c) Strong commitment to excellence in teaching.


Please send a detailed CV and final degree diploma to International Affairs Office of College of Textile and Clothing Engineering via E-mail

Contact information

Ms. Feifei WU

North campus of Soochow University

178 East Ganjiang Road


Jiangsu 215021


Tel: +86-512-67165285

Fax: +86-512-67246786


Location: Suzhou - China
Salary: ¥10,000 to ¥15,000
£1,116.62 to £1,674.93 converted salary* per month - competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th October 2019
Expires: 29th December 2019
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