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Center for Language Education Faculty Positions – French, Spanish and German Languages
Southern University of Science and Technology

  • Jul. 5, 2017
  • Center for Language Education Faculty Positions – French, Spanish and German Languages
  • Division of Science and Engineering
  • Southern University of Science and Technology
    Shenzhen, Guangdong
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures
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The SUSTech Center for Language Education invites applications for instructors to facilitate language training for a diverse range of SUSTech students (undergraduate and postgraduate), in addition to training for faculty members and staff. The primary language of instruction at the university is English. Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a young public university located in Shenzhen, China, near Hong Kong.

Currently, the Center for Language Education (CLE) offers courses in English and Mandarin as a Foreign Language, as well as some elective courses. The Center is rapidly expanding and will soon offer courses in French, Spanish, German and Cantonese as a Foreign Language, in addition to an extended range of elective courses.

Applicants should note that preference will be given to those who can teach at least two of the following languages: French, Spanish and German.
 Teaching listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an integrated way at various levels;
 Developing/participating in placement and exit testing;
 Curriculum, assessment and materials development;
 Participating in department meetings or program support activities as needed.
 An earned masters or doctorate degree in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, any combination of the following languages: French, Spanish, German or related field;
 Minimum 3 years’ experience teaching any combination of French, Spanish, German at the college/university level;
 Experience in one or more of the following areas: curriculum development, STEM, assessment, teacher training, academic writing, educational technology;
 Experience living/teaching abroad highly desirable;
 For applicants with a doctorate degree, evidence of research publication in the field of language education.
Conditions of Employment

Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis. SUSTech provides international competitive compensation which includes salary, medical insurance, subsidized housing and other benefits.

Application materials:

CV, cover letter, contact details of 3 referees, scanned copies of academic qualifications and any other supporting materials to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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  • Human Resources
    Human Resources
    Southern University of Science and Technology
    No.1008 Xueyuan Blvd. Xili Nanshan
    Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055
  • +86-755-88010977


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