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Job ID: 168922

Professional Teaching Fellow / Lecturer
University of Waikato

Date Posted Oct. 6, 2021
Title Professional Teaching Fellow / Lecturer
University University of Waikato
Tianjin, Hongqiao District, China
Department The University of Waikato and Hebei University of Science and Technology, based in China
Application Deadline Nov. 5, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Material/Metallurgy
    Engineering - Other

School of Engineering

The University of Waikato and Hebei University of Science and Technology, based in China

Ko wai mātou? – Who are we?

The School of Engineering has a joint programme with Hebei University of Science and Technology (HEBUST) which is located in Shijiazhuang, approximately one hour by fast train from Beijing.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We have an opportunity for a dedicated and motivated academic to contribute to teaching in our Materials and Processing programmes.

Students can complete their study at HEBUST in China and receive a degree from HEBUST or, if they wish, they can undertake part of their programme at the University of Waikato in New Zealand.

Ko wai koe? – Who are you?

The requirements at both levels of position are demonstrated relevant work experience. If you are applying for the Professional Teaching Fellow, a Masters degree in materials and/or process engineering is essential. If applying at Lecturer level a PhD in a relevant discipline is required along with a record of quality scholarly achievement with the ability to lead research activities. The teaching will be conducted in English.

Prior experience in teaching engineers and/or technologists is essential and experience with lecturing and facilitating creative workshops with large groups of students. Knowledge of Asian culture and the ability to work with students for whom English is not their first language are essential.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? – Why should you apply for this position?

A competitive benefits package is on offer for the appointee (and partner and dependent children where relevant) which includes either on campus accommodation or a contribution towards off campus accommodation, a contribution towards relocation and international school tuition fees, long service recognition, payment for work visa and medical insurance costs and one return economy airfare per annum to return to home country when border restrictions allow. For full details of these benefits please refer to the position description.

The current salary range for Professional Teaching Fellows will be in the range of CNY350,000 to CNY450,000 and for Lecturers is CNY380,000 to CNY430,000 per year, dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

The appointment will be a foreign expert, with employment compliant with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment as a foreign expert with regard to obtaining work permits and visas.

Closing date: Friday, 5 November 2021.

Vacancy number: 410315

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