XIAN JIAOTONG LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY (XJTLU)

Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor, Child Development and Family Education (CDFE)

Location
Suzhou, Jiangsu (CN)
Posted
28 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2021
Ref
1998
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor, Child Development and Family Education (CDFE)

DEPARTMENT: INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP & EDUCATION ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT (ILEAD), Department of Educational Studies

ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE: Child Development and Family Education (CDFE)

POSITION TITLE: Lecturer/associate professor/professor

LOCATION: Suzhou

SALARY:

Lecturer: 23,150-25,594RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 28,615RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in the post)

Associate Professor: 36,127-40,189RMB (with the opportunity to go to 42,705RMB based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in the post)

Professor: above 50,039 RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 55,358 RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)

POSITION OPEN DATE: 29-Mar-21

ADVERTISEMENT CLOSING DATE: 30-Apr-21

JOB ID: 1998

CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed-Term/3-year contract, renewable. 3rd contract is open-ended

University Overview
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

Department Overview

ILEAD is a unique and leading centre for education innovation, development, and education of educators (degree programmes) in education globally. Its key customers include XJTLU students, XJTLU staff, as well as local, regional, national and international educational practitioners and institutions. The main business of ILEAD includes:

  • Pedagogical programmes (Postgraduate Taught and PhD degree programmes)
  • Support for XJTLU student learning
  • Educational and professional development for XJTLU staff
  • Global community for education innovation
  • Training and development initiatives for external educators and professionals in education sector
  • Research on future university (internationalization, learning and teaching, educational leadership, educational management).

Responsibilities and Duties

Applications are invited for the Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor position in the disciplinary topic of child development and family education with the Institute of Leadership and Education Advanced Development (ILEAD) at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, a joint venture established in 2006 by the University of Liverpool, UK and Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.

We are looking for future colleagues from candidates in all the fields of language and cognitive psychology; developmental psychology; social psychology, family education and counseling; psychological measurement and research methodology; or other relevant fields who can:

  • Embrace innovative, interactive, student-centered learning, teaching, and assessment approaches. 
  • Understand and have an innovative spirit and transformational approach in education, in line with the ethos of XJTLU and ILEAD.  
  • Deliver high-quality teaching to graduate students, have a track record in teaching and evaluation as examples.
  • Supervise postgraduate students in thesis and dissertation.
  • Conduct high-quality research and be able to evidence the ability or potential to produce high-quality research publications.
  • Provide administrative services as expected at all levels to the School, the University, and its stakeholders, and support extra-curricular activities for students, staff, and discipline as expected. 
  • Demonstrate appropriate professional experience.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by the supervisor or manager.

Essential Qualifications/Experiences

  • Applicants with a terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., EdD) from a wide range of areas, including language and cognitive psychology; developmental psychology; social psychology, family education and counseling; psychological measurement and research methodology; or other relevant areas, are welcome.
  • Fluent in English.

 

 

Lecturer

 

  • Teaching experience at the postgraduate level, particularly on master's degree programmes.
  • Able to work in a diverse and dynamic environment where a cross team or department collaboration is encouraged.

 

 

Associate Professor

 

  • Rich teaching experience at the postgraduate level, particularly on master’s degree programmes.
  • Proficient in working in a diverse and dynamic environment where a cross team or department collaboration is encouraged.

 

 

Professor

 

  • High quality and innovative teaching experiences at postgraduate level, particularly on master’s degree programmes.
  • Proficient in working in a diverse and dynamic environment where a cross team or department collaboration is encouraged.

Desirable Qualifications/Expericence

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  • A track record in research on language and cognitive psychology; developmental psychology; social psychology, family education and counseling; psychological measurement and research methodology; or related areas is preferred.
  • Practical experiences working with children and families are desirable.

Associate Professor and above

 

  • An international collaborative research profile in language and cognitive psychology; developmental psychology; social psychology, family education and counseling; psychological measurement and research methodology; or related areas and a successful record of research funding are preferred.
  • Strong track record in teaching and academic supervision.
  • Substantial practical experiences working with children and families are desirable.
  • Strong connections with scholars and practitioners in the field and taking a leadership role at professional associations nationally and/or internationally.
  • A strong track record in designing and delivering education programmes, executive coaching, and management consulting for educational institutions and practitioners are also desirable.

 Compensation Package

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 a work visa in the P.R. China.

To Apply

Please send your application online:

https://career15.sapsf.cn/career?career_company=xjtlu

Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes 3 parts in the order of:

  • A cover letter
  • A current CV, including date of birth, country of citizenship, and highest degree level
  • Contact Details for Three References

Applications should be received by the closing date stated above.

For specific enquiries relating to the position, please email to Head of the department Professor Rong Wang at rong.wang@xjtlu.edu.cn. Informal enquiries may be addressed to HR at Yiting.xu@xjtlu.edu.cn