Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University – Applied Linguistics
CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed-term, renewable, 3rd contract open-ended
Join the Department of Applied Linguistics, within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at China’s leading Joint Venture university. 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
The Department of Applied Linguistics is a research-intensive environment with two MA programmes: the MA in TESOL and MA in Applied Linguistics (with a Specialisation in Multilingualism), which also contributes a Linguistics pathway on four UG programmes. We also have a Language and Cognition Research Laboratory, for Psycholinguistic and Phonetic research, with eye tracking technology.
Linguistics at XJTLU is a rapidly expanding area — with ambitions to become the leading center of Linguistics teaching and research in the EMI context in the region, we are seeking a leading full / senior associate professor who will help to lead the department’s research and internationalisation agenda. The research area is left open, but applicants who can complement our existing strengths are particularly welcome. We particularly welcome applications from candidates interested in interdisciplinarity and collaboration within the Department and School. Please see https://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/en/study/departments/academic-departments/department-of-applied-linguistics/ for details of our existing colleagues and research strengths, which include Sociolinguistics, Multilingualism, Discourse Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, and Psycholinguistics.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
The appointee will be expected to take a leading role in mentoring staff members in their research and initiating collaborative projects. The appointee will be expected to lead large external funding grant applications. The professor will also be expected to demonstrate teaching excellence and contribute to the academic administration of the department, school and university. The candidate will have an excellent research record, for example marked by publications in SJR Q1 journals, SSCI/AHCI-indexed journals, books with leading presses etc.
In terms of teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to supervise PhD students, MA Dissertation students, as well as teaching one module per semester on our PG or UG programmes.
Staff typically teach 1-1.5module(s) per semester, depending on student numbers. The typical contact hours are around 6 hours per week. The typical split of teaching: research: service is 40:40:20.
Further information on the School, University, and Suzhou may be found at the university website: http://www.xjtlu.edu.cn
For Senior Associate Professor:
For Full Professor, in addition, the following experience is essential:
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
SALARY: Competitive salary in the market
1. Allowance: XJTLU provide various month/annual/one-off allowances as
2. Commercial insurance: International insurance plans customized for XJTLU staff and family members. (details refer to the University Policy)
3. Paid holidays:
4. Working visa and residence permit in China: XJTLU sponsors working visa and residence permit in China for the staff.
Please submit your applications online, by clicking the 'Apply' button.
Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes 3 parts in the order of:
For general enquiries, please email Head ofDepartmentofApplied Linguistics, Dr. Penelope Scott at Penelope.Scott@xjtlu.edu.cn.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to the HR Recruiting Team at Wenyu.Pu@xjtlu.edu.cn.
Please quote the position and job ID in your enquiry.
|Location:||Suzhou - China|
|Salary:||Competitive in the market|
|Placed On:||12th May 2023|
|Closes:||15th June 2023|