Full Time English as a Second Language/Writing Center Instructors

Sichuan University Pittsburgh Institute

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Type: Full Time

Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI) Writing Center invites applicants for a position teaching English as a Second Language and English Writing courses and offering one-on-one writing consultation sessions. The position will be available February 2020. We are seeking outstanding candidates with a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical excellence, especially in teaching writing and language skills to undergraduates. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of the SCUPI Writing Center courses and academic support. To this end, we invite applications not only from those with backgrounds in EFL or TESOL but also from related areas (e.g., linguistics, education, MFA in English, journalism) with experience in teaching writing-intensive courses, ESL courses, or working as a writing consultant in a Writing Center.



The opening is for full-time faculty position, rank and compensation depending on qualifications. Terms of employment, including salary, relocation and start-up package are competitive and on par with those offered by U.S. universities or their affiliated units in China.



—Developing course and instructional materials, including syllabi, assignments, assessments, lesson plans, and reports

—Conducting Writing Center Consultation Sessions

—Holding office hours for students regarding coursework, writing consultations, and academic advising

—Performing general service responsibilities associated with academic settings of higher education in the U.S. and China



—One of the following degrees: MA in EFL, TESOL, or Linguistics; MFA in Writing; MA in English Literature, Journalism or related field in the Humanities and Social Sciences with qualifications and experience teaching ESL

—Minimum 2 years college-level teaching experience

—High level of English proficiency

—Flexibility and ability to work with others in a dynamic, collaborative environment



—Experience working in a Writing Center and/or teaching English for STEM

—Background in testing and evaluating student language abilities

—Experience in cross-cultural or global working environment

—Familiarity with curriculum and course development

—Experience developing and leading extra-curricular student activities and competitions



—Resume or CV

—Cover Letter

—3 references

—Teaching Statement



Prospective applicants should email the required documents in pdf format.

Use the subject heading “Humanities and Social Sciences Search”, and email to Ms. Zoey HE (writingcenter@scupi.cn) or via the Apply link below


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  • Total Jobs 4 Jobs
  • Location Chengdu
  • Full Address Sichuan University Jiang'an Campus, Shuangliu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Website scupi.scu.edu.cn