Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor in Education and English

The School of Education and English is now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors / Associate Professors / Professors in the fields of Education and English.

About the School/Department

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Education and English, an interdisciplinary environment which celebrates expertise across all aspects of language and pedagogical study.  The School was founded in 2019 with the merger of our excellent programmes in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, International Higher Education, and Translation and Interpreting.  We include undergraduate study in Applied Linguistics, Literature, and English for International Business, and we run PhDs in all areas of our expertise, along with the professional doctorate in Education (EdD).

We are very pleased to support research within any of the areas the School represents, but actively encourage projects which go beyond disciplinary boundaries, including collaboration with other faculties.  Some of our key specialist areas are Multilingual Education, Cognitive Neuroscience of Language, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, News Translation, English for Academic Purposes, and many more.

About You

We seek to appoint academics who are self-driven and results-oriented, adaptable and creative, with internationally recognized intellectual contributions in their areas. You will be a dedicated collaborator with a commitment to teaching excellence, willing to contribute in your own area as well as on team-taught modules, from foundation level to postgraduate.

We are particularly interested in candidates seeking to build research teams to attract local and international funding, and we likewise encourage cooperation with other research institutions in China and worldwide.  Outreach activities for professional and industry engagement are also welcome, as we are similarly dedicated to working with partners outside of the university.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

Successful candidate will be offered a five-year contract that may be extended by mutual agreement. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We offer international highly competitive salary package and you will have a range of benefits and entitlements, including accommodation allowance, insurances, schooling support, home flight, relocation & repatriation support, and paid annual leave. You will be offered a wider range of Chinese talent schemes application opportunities based on the eligibility of application.

How to Apply

Applicants are invited to submit their applications via the application link as below before 16 March 2022 which should include the following:

  • a cover letter
  • an up-to-date CV
  • a publication list

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Derek Irwin, the Head of School of Education and English at email: . If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000 – 8840. 

Review of Applications

The academic recruitment campaign will initially run for 2 months from 17 January 2022 to 16 March 2022.  Review of applications is ongoing and shortlisted applicants will be invited for recruitment interviews.