English Language Teachers (Fixed-term)

Tsinghua University is one of China's most prestigious universities. The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is responsible for teaching English to students at both undergraduate and graduate levels who are the best from all over the country. Candidates should have the ability to teach a variety of classes, such as listening, speaking and writing, British/American society and culture, newspaper reading, literatures, etc. The teaching load can vary, depending upon the Department's needs, and teacher requests approved in advance. The normal load is 14 hours per week, or 14 credit hours. The salary level depends on the number of hours assigned. In addition to teaching, successful candidates will be expected to prepare lessons, correct written assignments and have 1.5 office hours per week consulting students who may have questions on their studies. Successful candidates are also expected to help develop the environment of English language learning in the University and the Department. Specifically, each teacher will present one English lecture on topics agreed upon by the teacher and the Department. Teachers may also be asked to judge various English contests; i.e. music, writing and speaking, and to tape record questions for examinations.

Candidates should be NATIVE English speakers, have at least a Master degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area. Teaching experience at the degree level and a publication record are preferable. Candidates should be committed to high quality teaching and a willingness to assist students.

Salary will be within the range of 50,000 – 66,000 RMB per annum, depending on the teaching load (key factor), qualifications and experience. Medical insurance, accommodation and international airfares (after one year contract only) are offered. This post is available from the fall semester (i.e. 1st September) and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of one academic year (ending on 30th June).

Further details are available from:

Dr. Zhongshe Lu: Deputy Director of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Email: lvzhs@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Address: Room 211, Wennanlou, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084.

Tel: +86 10 62784969; Fax: +86 10 62784969, +86 10 62795726

One copy of a completed application form, a complete CV with a recent photo and two reference letters are needed to be considered.

Closing date: 15th April, 2012

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