Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in English for Academic Purposes

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Jul 2022

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.

This role has come up as a result of an international partnership joint venture between University for the Creative Arts (UCA), UK and Xiamen University, China.

Location: Xiamen University, Zhangzhou Campus, China

Full Time: 36.25 hours per week 

Contract: 2-years Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £36,382 to £50,295

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We are looking for the best creatives, designers, teachers, and researchers to join us in beautiful, sub-tropical, South-East China. The Institute of Creativity and Innovation (ICI) is a dual-degree institute founded by Xiamen University (XMU) and the University for the Creative Arts (UCA). We’re located on XMU’s Zhangzhou campus, which boasts a park-like atmosphere, with mountains on one side and Amoy Bay on the other. It’s a short commute to beautiful beaches, or the city of Xiamen, the multicultural center of South-East China.

This is a unique opportunity to join an institution at its inception and to contribute to its future direction and success.

We are currently looking for a Teaching Fellow / Senior Teaching Fellows in English for Academic Purposes, who will have a deep understanding of subject-specific principles and their application, combined with the ability to engage and inspire students. You will hold a higher degree in a relevant discipline, along with a teaching qualification or equivalent professional experience, with at least 2 consecutive years of teaching experience. Active research in the field or ongoing professional practice are considered assets. 

This is a 2-year fixed-term contract. 

The right candidates will have the passion and drive needed to contribute to the successful establishment of the Institute and to contribute to the ongoing development of its course portfolio in line with the needs of the emerging Chinese creative industries.

UCA offers a competitive compensation package including visa application expense allowance, relocation allowance, private health insurance, annual repatriation allowance, and accommodation.

Come and join a growing community of design professionals in a location that inspires creativity – you won’t be disappointed. 

For further details and to apply for this post please visit our website https://jobs.ucreative.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 17th July 2022.

Interviews will be confirmed.

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.


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