Bryant Zhuhai invites applications for two faculty positions with expertise in English, Writing, TESOL and/or Cultural Studies. Rank will depend upon both academic credentials and experience. Ideal candidates will have a Masters (minimum) or Ph.D. in English, Writing, TESOL, Linguistics or related disciplines. Native English speakers are preferred. This is a three-year appointment beginning September 1, 2018, which may be renewed. The academic year in Zhuhai runs from early September to late June and includes a winter break during Spring Festival (Chinese New Year).
Bryant Zhuhai is a 4-year English immersion, academic program developed in partnership between Bryant University in Smithfield, RI and the Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai (BITZH). In addition to the traditional 4-year academic program, Bryant Zhuhai also supports a 2+2 academic model for students interested in finishing their education at Bryant University or other US institutions of higher learning.
Bryant Zhuhai is located in the city of Zhuhai in Guangdong Province in southern China. Guangdong Province is a very important area for China’s economy, providing 10 percent of China’s total GDP and the location for many of China’s innovative manufacturing operations. A 32-mile-long bridge connecting Hong Kong to Zhuhai and Macau will be completed within the next year and will increase the movement of people and commerce between Hong Kong and mainland China.
This position includes teaching undergraduate, introductory courses in English, Writing, TESOL and/or Cultural Studies, as well as contributing to student growth and development through active involvement in student related activities.
Qualifications: Depending on rank, this position includes teaching undergraduate courses in English, Writing, TESOL, and/or Cultural Studies, engaging in relevant research, and contributing to student growth and development through active involvement in student related activities and other institutional service. Minimum of a Master’s degree in an appropriate field required; Ph.D. preferred. The instructional program is English-immersion and moving toward development of an English living-learning community. Fluency in both academic and colloquial American English required. Native English speakers are preferred.