ESL Instructor - English Language


  • Location: Shenzhen - China
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Placed on: 16th September 2020
  • Expires: 15th November 2020

The Center for Language Education (CLE) at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for instructors to teach English to a diverse range of SUSTech students (undergraduate and postgraduate). SUSTech is a young public university located in Shenzhen, China, near Hong Kong. The primary languages of instruction at the university are Chinese and English. 

The mission of the Center for Language Education (CLE) is to foster SUSTecher’s capacity of English and other foreign languages through various language programs and to contribute to the internationalization of SUSTech. CLE is dedicated to offering high-quality teaching and the best possible opportunities for foreign language attainment by providing a sustainable multi-dimensional language learning environment. The Center is rapidly expanding and has a great need for teachers with insight and experience in English language teaching.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching academic listening, speaking, reading, and writing at various levels;
  • Providing training for graduate students and faculty members in using English as an instructional language;
  • Providing training for the administrative staff to develop English competency;
  • Curriculum, assessment and materials development;
  • Participating in department meetings or program support activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • The candidate must have a masters or doctorate degree in TESOL, TEFL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related field;
  • Ideally a minimum 3 years’ experience teaching English at the college/university level;
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: EAP, curriculum development, ESP for STEM, assessment, teacher training, academic writing, educational technology;
  • Experience living/teaching abroad highly desirable;
  • With a doctorate degree, evidence of research publication in the field of English language education.

Conditions of Employment

Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis. SUSTech provides competitive compensation which includes salary, medical insurance, subsidized housing and other benefits. 

Application materials:

Please send CV, cover letter, contact details of 3 referees, scanned copies of academic qualifications and any other supporting materials to cle-hiring@sustech.edu.cn. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled, with an expected start date in August 2020. 

More information about the University can be found at http://sustech.edu.cn/en/ and about the CLE on http://cle.sustech.edu.cn/

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)