English, German and Korean Faculty Positions

Nanjing University

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About the School of Foreign Studies, Nanjing University

The School of Foreign Studies of Nanjing University (SFS)  traces its history back to a three-year English program initiated in 1917. Building on its academic heritage, it has distinguished itself in teaching, academic research and cooperation with overseas institutions. Consisting of seven language departments, i.e., English, French, Russian, German, Spanish, Japanese and Korean, the School offers a full range of degree programs as well as postdoctoral programs in foreign languages and literatures. SFS boasts faculty of extraordinary excellence, among whom 80 % are doctorate holders and 60 % professors and associate professors. Currently the School sees a total enrollment of nearly 700 undergraduates and over 600 MA and PhD students. Having established partnerships with dozens of world-renowned universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, Russia, Germany, France, Belgium, Spain, Japan, South Korea and elsewhere, SFS takes pride in hosting and participating in a variety of international projects which helps spread the school’s influence worldwide.


  • 1)     Two vacancies of full-time English language teachers;
  • 2)     One vacancy of full-time German language teachers;
  • 3)     One vacancy of full-time Korean language teachers.


  • 1. Applicants should respect the laws and regulations of China, and have a strong interest in teaching and research.
  • 2. Applicants should uphold high academic and work standards and have no record of misconduct or ethical violations in teaching and research. They should provide evidence of police clearance.
  • 3. Applicants must be native speakers of English/German/Korean with a master’s degree or higher in literature, linguistics, or other related fields in humanities or social sciences. They should have relevant research experience in English/German/Korean language and culture, literature, or studies.
  • 4. Applicants should be skilled in teaching and oral communication, and be able to teach courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels effectively.
  • 5. Applicants should have at least two years of teaching experience in college or language schools in China or abroad, with excellent teaching abilities. They will be given special consideration if they hold assistant, associate, or full professor positions in overseas universities.
  • 6. Applicants should generally be below 55 years old when applying (born after January 1st, 1968). However, exceptionally qualified applicants may have some flexibility in the age limit.

Salary and Benefits

  • 1. A full-time language teacher can expect to earn around 130,000-200,000 yuan/year, depending on their previous teaching experience.
  • 2. The benefit package includes a monthly subsidy for rent and an allowance for international travel, which can total 35,000-50,000 yuan/year, depending on the country of origin of the applicants.
  • 3. The university offers apartments near campus for rent at a fixed rate for the duration of the contract.
  • 4. The university will provide social insurance according to the laws and regulations in China. The university will also contribute to the housing fund if the applicant agrees.

Deadline for Application

  • Long-term

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  • Total Jobs 20 Jobs
  • Location Nanjing
  • Full Address Nanjing University, Gulou, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
  • Website www.nju.edu.cn