French Language Teacher Position at China Foreign Affairs University (Fall 2022)

China Foreign Affairs University

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About CFAU:

Since its founding in 1955, China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) has been dedicated to grooming China’s most promising young minds with global vision and great learning to work for China’s foreign services and for world peace and prosperity. Directly affiliated with China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and co-built by the Ministry of Education, CFAU offers a unique educational experience that prides itself in intellectual integrity and academic excellence.
CFAU adheres to the philosophy that CFAU education should pride itself in diplomatic and international studies with high-level proficiency in foreign languages. CFAU trains its students with “true patriotism and global vision; professional expertise and great proficiency in foreign languages; and high quality and interdisciplinary knowledge”.
CFAU has an about 2,300 student population composed of Ph.D., MA, BA, and more than 100 international students. The University has eight departments and one specialized institute focusing on education & research, including Department of Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs Administration, Department of English & International Studies, Department of Foreign Languages, Department of International Law, Department of Basic Education, Department of Graduate Studies, School of International Economics, School of International Education, and Institute of International Relations. Additionally, CFAU has more than thirty research institutes and centers, including the Institute of Asian Studies, the Institute of International Law, and the Chinese Foreign Policy Studies Center. Students are able to specialize in subjects such as diplomatic studies, English, Translation & Interpreting, French, Japanese, Spanish, International Law, International Economics & Trade, Finance, International Relations and World Politics, etc.

Job Profile:

Language: French

Working hours per week: 14 Class Hours

Start date of each year: August or September, 2022

End date of each year: Mid-July, 2023


Course: Oral French, Topical Discussion, Academic Writing, Specialized Courses on International Relations, International Laws, International Economics and Literature etc.
Research:International Relations, International Politics, Global or Regional Affairs, etc.


Applicants should have

(i) at least two years of working experience in the related teaching fields;
(ii) at least a bachelor’s degree in International Relations, International Laws, International Economics or Literature; (iii) aged 25-60;
(iv) other requirements suggested by the State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs;
(v) Preference will be given to those native speakers or with higher academic qualifications and recent experience on university teaching.

Applicants should have strong communication and problem-solving skills; the ability to work independently and as a team with colleagues to enhance the existing strength in language teaching and academic research; capacity to work under pressure and multi-task; and flexibility with the university schedule.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.

Appointment will be made on contract basis for up to one or two academic years commencing around late August every year.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary: Negotiable (commensurate with qualifications and experience)
  • Accommodation: An apartment with home appliances on campus near to the 2nd ring road of Beijing
  • Airfare Subsidy: Provided (conditional)
  • Social Insurance, Commercial Insurance and Medication Subsidy: Conditional
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