Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University – Academy of Future Education, Department of Educational Studies
ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE: Digital Education
POSITION OPEN DATE: 01-Sept-22
START DATE: As soon as possible
ADVERTISEMENT CLOSING DATE: Rolling basis, we strongly encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience. Shortlisted candidate will be contacted for interview.
CONTRACT TYPE: Full time, Fixed-Term/3-year contract, renewable. 3rd contract is open-ended.
Located in Suzhou, China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a young, dynamic and EMI university founded in 2006, and is a unique collaborative institution and 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 also 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
ACADEMY AND DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
The Academy of Future Education of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is an educational innovation ecosystem that focuses on research, exploration, support, and dissemination of philosophy and best practices for future education. The core mission of the Academy is to impact education innovation and reform in China and beyond through a variety of projects and programmes, based on fundamental approaches in educational innovation and systemic development designed to contribute to the future of education. The Academy supports individuals and institutions at all levels, including all the K-15 schools as well as vocational education and higher education institutions.
Four units make up the Academy, namely the Department of Educational Studies (EDS), Institute of Leadership & Education Advanced Development (ILEAD), and Educational Development Unit (EDU), Learning Institute for Future Excellence (LIFE). Key projects of the Academy include the following programmes:
The academy supports individuals and institutions at all levels including all the K-15 schools as well as vocational education and higher education institutions.
The Department of Educational Studies (EDS) is guided by a vision to become a glocalized education hub cultivating future educators through student-centred, research-led, and innovative experiences in the syntegrative educational environment. The Department now has 10+ faculty examining a broad array of educational issues, such as life-long education and professional development; student-centred education and educational experience; technology-enhanced education; education management and leadership; child development and family education, or other relevant areas. Educational Studies also hosts an extensive range of postgraduate modules forming three Master’s programs: MA Global Education and MA Child Development and Family Education, and MSc Digital Education. In addition, the Department is developing programs of Doctor of Education (Ed.D.). Through teaching, research, and public engagement, the academic staff are an integral part of an educational innovation ecosystem that focuses on research, exploration, support, and dissemination of philosophy and best practices for future education.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Applications are invited for the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Associate Professor position in the disciplinary topic of digital education at the Department of Educational Studies, Academy of Future Education at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, a joint venture established in 2006 by the University of Liverpool, UK and Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
The Department of Educational Studies is looking for future colleagues from candidates in all the fields of digital education, technology-enhanced education, instructional science and technology, data analytics in education, computational social science, educational leadership or educational administration and other relevant fields with a future education perspective, or an educational degree with relevant experiences who can:
Members of Academic Staff are entitled to subsidies for accommodation, travel, and children’s education, 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 be comply with the regulations with the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment with regard to obtaining work permits and visas.
Please send your application online by clicking 'Apply' button.
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 the Head, Department of Educational Studies, Rong Wang at email@example.com. Informal enquiries may be addressed to HR at Juan.firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Location:||Suzhou - China|
|Placed On:||21st September 2022|
|Closes:||31st December 2022|