Ref CSE01859 - EAP Centre Manager (Based in China)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: City of Leicester, ENGLAND

Salary Grade 8 - £41,709 - £46,924 per annum pro rata. Free accommodation will be provided.  Two return flights per year from the UK to China, travel insurance, visa fees and related costs.

Fixed term secondment from 1st September 2017 until 31st May 2018 with possibility for renewal. Duration of stay in China may vary dependent on visa restrictions.

The University is embarking on an exciting series of programme initiatives with a range of College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Bachelor degree programmes in China (PRC).

The partnership between the University of Leicester and Dalian University of Technology (DUT) gained formal PRC Ministry of Education approval in March 2017 to establish the Leicester International Institute, Dalian University of Technology.

This Collaborative Education Institute, abbreviated name: the Dalian Leicester Institute (DLI), will recruit its first cohort of students in September 2017 to two 4+0 degree programmes: BSc Chemistry with 80 students and BEng (Mechanical) with 100 students.  BSc Mathematics will be introduced in 2018.  All first year students at the Institute will be receiving English language training from the DLI English Language Centre.  The total steady-state student population of the DLI will be approaching 1200.

The courses will be taught in English by academic staff from the UK and PRC, integrating an intensive English Language course within the first year of each four-year degree for DLI enrolled students.  The Students will graduate with two degrees: one each from the University of Leicester and Dalian University of Technology.  Typically, the University of Leicester is responsible for providing all lecture and course material for the core curriculum, the English language modules and teaching 50% of the modules for each programme.

As Centre Manager you will be responsible for providing the academic leadership, strategic development and delivery of the ELTU’s operation at DLI in Panjin, China.  You will report directly to the Director of the English Language Teaching Unit in Leicester and work closely with the DLI directorate from the College of Science and Engineering at the University and the corresponding DUT leaders.

The length of stay in China may vary dependant on individual visa restrictions

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to James Lambert on jl44@le.ac.uk or 0116 229 7853 

The closing date for this post is midnight on 13th June 2017

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