Full-Time Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Academic
Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE), founded in
1952, is one of the leading universities in China in the areas of
finance, economics, management and tourism.
Surrey International Institute (SII), located on a
uniquely-positioned DUFE campus, is an academic partnership between
DUFE in Dalian and the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom.
Its growing Business Management Programme, Tourism Management
Programme and Accounting and Finance Programme have an established
The Centre for Academic English Studies provides a compulsory
preparatory year for all students in SII. We are an innovative and
supportive centre, and provide a space for teachers to develop,
whether as experienced EAP professionals, or committed ELT/ESL
teachers looking to develop in the area of English for Academic
MA/PhD in TESOL or ELT or Applied Linguistics or recognized
Diploma Level EFL qualification, for example DELTA (essential);
CELTA and/or specific qualification in Teaching English for
Academic purposes (Desirable)
Experience in teaching at a recognized university or at a
tertiary level (desirable)
Lecturers should normally have three to five (at least two)
years of teaching experience (essential)
Awareness of quality assurance processes in higher education
Ability to work with minimum supervision, maintain effective
communication with colleagues and use initiative to resolve
problems or find information. (essential)
A commitment to enhancing the student experience through
effective pedagogy. (essential)
Teaching experience in Asia or overseas is highly desirable
Successful applicants will be given guidance on how to apply for
a visa and work permit to meet the current regulations of the
Our ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of EAP and ESAP,
proven university teaching skills, along with relevant professional
experience in the following areas:
Developing new teaching methods that encourage positive
interactions and overall student development.
The ability to teach, at different times, on all of the CAES
Planning, delivering and critically reviewing a range of
teaching and assessment activities appropriate to students'
Setting and/or promptly marking coursework, examinations, and
providing appropriate feedback to students in accordance with
Offering regular consultation times in weekly office hours (two
hours per week in term time) and other extra-curricular support for
students seeking guidance on their subjects, advice on assessments
or other related matters.
Participating in peer classroom observations or other staff
development initiatives aimed at improving quality. The University
offers Continuous Professional Development (CPD) support to all its
Successful applicants will join a diverse team of EAP Lecturers
in SII's Centre for Academic English Studies (CAES).
Students’ level: Undergraduate, year 1
Students’ number: Normally 20-25 students /
Calendar (Note: the calendar could be adjusted
based on specific semester):
Fall Semester :20 wks, from September to middle
Mid-late September: salaried but teaching-free due to students’
military training . There may be CPD work during this
First half of January: grading / grades submission / exams
Winter break: 6 wks, from Second half of January to February
Spring Semester : 20 wks: from March to middle of
March-June:teaching First half of July:
grading / grades submission / exams
Summer break: 6 wks, from second half of July to August
COVID 19 Situation
If travel to China is not possible due to the Covid-19 pandemic,
teaching will take place remotely. This will be timetabled to with
teachers’ location in mind, but applicants should be aware that
there might be some evening hours or early morning teaching.
Additional breaks: Mid-Autumn Festival in
September; National Holiday in October; New Year’s Day in January;
Tomb Sweeping Day in April; Labour Day in May; Dragon Boat Festival
We are offering a very competitive salary package that matches
those of the best universities in China.
The salary offered will be commensurate with the candidate's
qualifications and experience, and the salary range will be from
250,000 rmb to 310,000 rmb annually. Please note
that the tax rate in China is approximately 10%.
Expatriate benefits will be available to eligible applicants,
such as a relocation allowance, medical insurance, medical
allowance and allowance for personal laptop use.
We are offering a free apartment on campus or a
corresponding housing allowance instead.
Please read about the life and work in China on: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/china/working-in-china
We recognise the diversity of the ELT profession. However,
applicants are advised that in line with the current legislation in
China Chinese HE institutions can normally recruit EAP lecturers
who hold a nationality or a passport from an Anglophone country.
Please check the weblink below to see the list. Please also note
that due to local visa regulations, maximum age restrictions are
likely to apply. Please contact us for more details.
To apply, please send your CV, a brief covering letter, the main
page of your passport and two reference letters of former employers
to email@example.com. Only the applicants who meet
the selection criteria will receive a reply from us.
Applications will be processed on receipt until the post
For further questions on the advertised positions, please
Ms. Wang Linfei (Nina)
Surrey International Institute (SII)
Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE)