Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University – Department of Urban Planning and Design, Design School
Located in Suzhou, China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a young, dynamic and EMI university founded in 2006. XJTLU is a unique collaborative institution and one of the first joint-venture university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees for more than 100 programmes. XJTLU aims to become truly research-led and has committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of master’s and PhD student numbers on campus. The university has over 18,000 students and nearly 1000 academic staff representing in excess of 90 nationalities. For detailed information about the university, please visit www.xjtlu.edu.cn
The Department of Urban Planning and Design sets out to offer a globally competitive, professional planning and urban design programme unique in its focus on both local Chinese and international planning and urban design policy and practice. Research areas include urbanisation and urban regeneration in China, heritage and landscape conservation, local identity, migration and regional restructuring, smart cities, and participatory systems of planning.
Responsibilities and Duties
The Department seeks to appoint a Teaching Lecturer, Teaching Fellow, or Senior Teaching Fellow in Urban Planning and Design Planning to join our academic staff. The successful applicant will bring together interdisciplinary expertise in urban planning and design to advance future programmes and collaborations within Design School, and maintain an active pedagogic profile in the field of urban planning and design.
All academic staff within the Department are required to teach, and should be willing and able to undertake teaching at all levels, including undergraduate, masters, and PhD. The workload of academic staff in the Department is generally shared between teaching, research, and service. Teaching Positions are expected to greatly contribute to the learning and teaching activity of the Department, followed by service, then research.
In the present round of recruitment, applicants able to teach in the following fields are especially welcome:
Applicants should have good teaching experience in higher education. Applicants are expected to have good language skills in English, and must be able to teach in English, the language of instruction at the university. The successful appointee will be expected to teach (primary role); and, to participate in the administration and development of the Department of Urban Planning and Design. It will be a plus if there is evidence of the ability to produce high quality research publications.
Successful applicants to the position of Teaching Lecturer are expected to:
Successful applicants to the position of Teaching Fellow are expected to:
Successful applicants to the position of Senior Teaching Fellow are expected to:
Successful applicants should preferably have experience with:
Teaching Lecturer: 23,150 – 25,594 RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 28,615 RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)
Teaching Fellow: 29,046 – 31,993 RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 35,588 RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)
Senior Teaching Fellow: 36,127 – 38,967 RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 42,705 RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)
Members of Academic Staff are entitled to subsidies for accommodation, travel, and children’s educational, medical insurance, and a one-time relocation allowance is provided. Overseas staff may receive a tax “holiday,” depending on nationality and personal circumstances.
Citizenship and Visa Regulations
Employment at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is regulated by Chinese Labour Laws, and must comply with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment with regard to obtaining work permits and visas. Please be advised candidates over 65 may be not eligible for PRC work visa.
Please submit your application on our university website, the apply link is https://career15.sapsf.cn/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=2006&company=xjtlu . Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes 3 parts in the order of:
Applications should be received by the closing date stated above.
For specific enquiries relating to the position, please email Head of Department, Joon Sik Kim at email@example.com . Informal enquiries may be addressed to HR Recruiter Xinyun Yang at Xinyun.Yang@xjtlu.edu.cn .
|Location:||Suzhou - China|
£2,571.73 to £4,744.10 converted salary* /month
|Placed On:||9th April 2021|
|Closes:||20th May 2021|