Global Professor (China/Vietnam) (Multiple Positions)

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Global Professor (China/Vietnam) (Multiple Positions)
Posting Number req13741
Department English
Department Website Link
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Outside of US
Address USA
Position Highlights

The University of Arizona (UArizona) seeks up to eight individuals to teach courses in academic writing for undergraduate students in dual-degree programs at universities in China and Vietnam, to begin in August 2023. Instructors will teach the equivalent of four Foundations Writing courses per semester, participate in annual program assessment, and assist with up to two hours/week of program activities (e.g., discussion groups, movie nights) for students. Teachers work within the University of Arizona Writing Program curriculum and receive teacher support from our main campus in Tucson, Arizona.
Students are enrolled in undergraduate dual-degree programs at the following universities: Ocean University in Qingdao, China (dual-degree in Law); Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University (NWAFU) near Xi’an, China (dual-degree in Environmental Science); Hebei University of Technology in Tianjin, China (dual-degrees in applied physics, mechanical engineering, and materials science and engineering); Capital University of Economics & Business (CUEB) in Beijing, China (dual-degree in statistics and data science); and Hanoi Law University (HLU) in Hanoi, Vietnam (dual-degree in law). Please indicate in your application letter which location(s) you are interested in teaching at.
We seek instructors with a background in teaching college-level writing to English as an additional language (EAL) users. The ideal candidates will have knowledge and experience in second language writing, genre-based instruction, and content-based instruction, and they will have an interest in living and teaching in an intercultural environment in China and Vietnam.
Compensation package includes: annual salary of up to $45,000; individual or family on-campus furnished apartment housing; health insurance; annual roundtrip airfare to residence in China; moving allowance (up to $1000); support for travel to professional conferences (up to $500/year).

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Teach Foundations Writing courses within the University of Arizona Writing Program curriculum.
  • Participate in weekly faculty meetings and occasional professional development opportunities.
  • Assist in student and program assessment.
  • Assist in extracurricular program activities.
  • Additional involvement in on-going curriculum development and other professional development projects are encouraged.
Minimum Qualifications
  • MA in TESOL or related field.
  • At least two years of experience teaching at the university level, including at least one year teaching English as an additional language (EAL) writers.
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least two years teaching first-year or foundations writing at the university level, preferably to EAL writers.
  • Experience living abroad.
  • Some proficiency in Chinese is preferred but not required.
Rank Professor
Tenure Information Global (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.0
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Faculty
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay up to $45,000
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies 8
Target Hire Date 8/14/2023
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Dr. Christine Tardy
Open Date 3/20/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document
Special Instructions to Applicant To apply, please submit the following application materials:

* Cover letter highlighting relevant qualifications, experience, and interests (please indicate any preference for locations).
* Current CV.
* Names and contact information for three references (in the additional document slot).

Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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